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ACT for Your Best Life

54 Simple and Powerful Acceptance & Commitment Therapy Practices for Navigating Stress, Anxiety & Burnout

Aprilia West, PsyD, MT, PCC
Publication Date:
Mar 14, 2023
PESI Publishing
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Powerfully Navigate Stress, Anxiety, and Burnout.

Created by Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) expert Dr. Aprilia West, the Act for Your Best Life card deck offers 54 powerful prompts and practices to help you navigate life’s ups and downs with flexibility and resilience.

Learn how to:

  • Anchor yourself in the power of the present moment
  • Sit with uncomfortable or unwanted emotions
  • Unhook from unhelpful thoughts and limiting stories
  • Step back as an observer and find perspective
  • Clarify what matters most in pivotal moments
  • Show up as your best self in any situation




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Aprilla West, PsyD, MT, PCC, is an internationally recognized psychologist, coach, trainer, author, and expert in the field of psychotherapy and coaching. Dr. West is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice and a professional certified coach providing executive leadership and team coaching in the workplace where she utilizes ACT principles, along with other contextual behavioral interventions.

Dr. West is an expert and has trained thousands of therapists and coaches in applying contextual behavioral science worldwide. She is the former president of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS), Southern California chapter, part of the international ACT organization with over 8,000 members worldwide.

In addition, Dr. West is known for developing the construct of emotional efficacy, an integration of emotional intelligence, psychological flexibility, and resilience. She also developed and piloted an evidence-based protocol, Emotion Efficacy Therapy (EET), which combines emotion psychoeducation with components of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and exposure therapy. Subsequent RCTs show significant results for the treatment of depression, anxiety, stress, emotion avoidance, distress intolerance, emotion dysregulation, internet dependency, impulsivity, and stuttering.

West is author of What You Feel Is Not All There Is (EnMasse Media) and co-author of the professional guide to Emotion Efficacy Therapy (Context Press), Acceptance and Commitment Coaching in the Workplace (Springer), and the upcoming ACT For Your Best Life card deck (in press, 2023), as well as several other academic publications.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Aprilia West maintains a private practice and has an employment relationship with Bay Area Trauma Recovery Clinic. She receives royalties as a published author and is a research advisor for Emotion Efficacy Training. Aprilia West receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Aprilia West is a member of the American Psychological Association, the International Coaching Federation, and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.


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