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Find Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Therapists & Counselors in Knoxville, TN.

 

Are you struggling to cope with the pressures of life? There is help available for you. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a form of psychotherapy that can help you be more mindful, more resilient, and more flexible in your thinking. With ACT, you’ll learn to be more present in the moment, accept your feelings and thoughts, and align your actions with your goals.

If you are getting overwhelmed by life’s stresses or anxiety, ACT might help. Whether you are located in downtown Knoxville, the suburbs of Knoxville, other nearby places such as Kingsport, Johnson City, or anywhere else in Tennessee, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Right For You?

Acceptance and commitment therapy is not like other therapies. The goal of ACT is not to change or get rid of negative emotions; rather, the goal is to learn to live with them, not overreact from them, and accept them as part of life.

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy can be a helpful treatment for many mental health conditions, including:

  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Substance Abuse
  • Anger

The goal of this therapeutic approach is to propel you to a state of psychological flexibility so you can act in a way that serves you.

If you’re feeling overwhelmed by life or stuck in a spiral of negative emotions, you could benefit from ACT. If you would like to learn more about Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, read licensed therapist Nicole Redderow’s article about how ACT can help you find new comfort.

Change Your Life with an ACT Counselor Today!

An ACT counselor or therapist can help you make peace with things that are out of your control and move forward peacefully. And with Mental Health Match, finding a qualified ACT therapist is easy! Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Nakia Thomas
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Discover yourself and your relationship in new ways and discover healing and restoration. This is the first step on your journey. My therapeutic style is eclectic, personal, and supportive, addressing a variety of concerns and issues.


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Discover yourself and your relationship in new ways and discover healing and restoration. This is the first step on your journey. My therapeutic style is eclectic, personal, and supportive, addressing a variety of concerns and issues.

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My approach is direct, relational and intimacy driven, walking with you on your journey to live life on purpose. Blending theories, practice, experience, and beliefs. Relationships are my passion, beginning with the relationship one has with self.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictive behaviors
  • Anxiety
  • Blended Families
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • Families
  • Marriage
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationships
  • Trauma
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Rebecca Leslie
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I focus on helping people gain a better understanding of themselves. We may talk about values and how you are living your life according to what is important to you. We will also talk about goals for therapy and how to best meet those goals.


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I focus on helping people gain a better understanding of themselves. We may talk about values and how you are living your life according to what is important to you. We will also talk about goals for therapy and how to best meet those goals.

Something to know about my approach is:

I draw from cognitive behavioral, acceptance and commitment, and interpersonal therapy approaches. I use evidence-based treatment in an individualized manner, which allows me to tailor therapy to best fit each person.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Binge Eating
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Stress Eating
  • Stress Management
  • Weight Management
  • Weight Release & Healthy Lifestyle
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Rebecca Leslie remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia
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Donald McCasland
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Work together to overcome whatever it is that’s getting the best of you. I partner with you to go from “WTF happened?!” To “I got this!”.


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Work together to overcome whatever it is that’s getting the best of you. I partner with you to go from “WTF happened?!” To “I got this!”.

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What sets me apart is that I'm a combat veteran and trauma survivor. I struggled in ways like too many of us do. That's why this isn't "Just a job" for me. I get it, and I can meet you where you are because I've walked in those shoes myself.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Active Duty Military
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Combat Trauma
  • Depression
  • grief
  • Grief counseling
  • Secondary Trauma
  • Sexual Trauma
  • Veterans / Military Families
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Paige L. Freeman
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Let's collaboratively determine, clarify, and work towards YOUR values and goals for your life. You have the life experience and the knowledge about yourself and I want you to trust in yourself, as well as our therapeutic relationship.


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Let's collaboratively determine, clarify, and work towards YOUR values and goals for your life. You have the life experience and the knowledge about yourself and I want you to trust in yourself, as well as our therapeutic relationship.

Something to know about my approach is:

I will encourage transparency, value-driven decision making, humor, self-compassion, and making room for your thoughts and feelings. I will help you respond to anxiety in a psychologically flexible way, which translates to richer life experience.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • COVID 19 Stress and Anxiety
  • Food Allergy Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Parenting Issues
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Paige L. Freeman remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia
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Dr. Janet Civitelli
Together, we will:

Tackle whatever challenges you are facing. We'll build your skills to be more effective in your career and in your personal life. Depending on your interests, therapy may include bibliotherapy, journaling, mindfulness meditation, and/or hypnotherapy.


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Together, we will:

Tackle whatever challenges you are facing. We'll build your skills to be more effective in your career and in your personal life. Depending on your interests, therapy may include bibliotherapy, journaling, mindfulness meditation, and/or hypnotherapy.

Something to know about my approach is:

I have a strong background in personality psychology and I will use that expertise to choose therapy methods that work well for you. I will help you to build upon your strengths.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Burn Out
  • Career
  • Career Counseling
  • Career Transitions
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Family of Origin
  • Health
  • Health Anxiety
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Stress
  • Work-Life Balance
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Dr. Janet Civitelli remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia