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    Contact and Location

    Rhode Island Hospital
    Potter Building
    593 Eddy Street, 2nd floor
    Providence, RI 02903

    Daily Schedule

    8 - 8:45 a.m.
    Opening Session
    9:15 - 10:00 a.m.
    ACT Group
    10:45 - 12:15 p.m. 
    Interpersonal Group
    12:15 - 1:00 p.m.
    Lunch (provided by program)
    1:00 - 1:45 p.m.
    Mindfulness and Coping
    Skills Group

    To learn more about Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), please visit:

    Recommended books:

    Hayes, S.C., Strosahl, K.D., & Wilson, K.G. (2012).  Acceptance and Commitment Therapy:  The Process and Practice of Mindful Change (2nd Edition).  New York, NY:  The Guilford Press.

    Hayes, S.C., & Stroshal, K.D. (2004).  A Practical Guide to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.  New York, NY:  Springer.

    Luoma, J.B., Hayes, S.C., & Walser, R.D. (2007).  Learning ACT:  An Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Skills-Training Manual for Therapists.  Oakland, CA:  New Harbinger Publications.

    Zettle, R.D. (2007).  ACT for Depression:  A Clinician’s Guide to Using Acceptance & Commitment Therapy in Treating Depression.  Oakland, CA:  New Harbinger Publications.

    Eifert, G.H., & Forsyth, J.P.  (2005).  Acceptance & Commitment Therapy for Anxiety Disorders:  A Practitioner’s Treatment Guide to Using Mindfulness, Acceptance, and Values-Based Behavior Change Strategies.  Oakland, CA:  New Harbinger Publications.

    Hayes, S.C., Follette, V.M., & Linehan, M.M. (2004).  Mindfulness and Acceptance:  Expanding the Cognitive-Behavioral Tradition.  New York, NY:  The Guilford Press.

    Segal, Z.V., Williams, J.M.G., & Teasdale, J.D. (2002).  Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression:  A New Approach to Preventing Relapse.  New York, NY:  The Guilford Press.

    Strosahl, K., Robinson, P., & Gustavsson, T.  (2012).  Brief Interventions for Radical Change:  Principles & Practice of Focused Acceptance & Commitment Therapy.  Oakland, CA:  New Harbinger Publications. 

    Selected Relevant Publications by the PHP Team: 

    Dalrymple, K.L., & Herbert, J.D. (2007).  Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for generalized social anxiety disorder: A pilot study.  Behavior Modification, 31, 543-568.

    Dalrymple, K.L., Fiorentino, L., Politi, M., & Posner, D. (2010).  Incorporating principles from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy into Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for insomnia: A case example.  Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 40, 209-217.

    Levin, M.E., Dalrymple, K., & Zimmerman, M. (in press).  Which facets of mindfulness predict the presence of substance use disorders in an outpatient psychiatric sample?  Psychology of Addictive Behaviors.

    Dalrymple, K.L., Morgan, T.A., Lipschitz, J.M., Martinez, J.H., Tepe, E., & Zimmerman, M. (in press).  An integrated, acceptance-based behavioral approach for depression with social anxiety:  Preliminary results.  Behavior Modification.

    Zimmerman, M., Martinez, J.H., Morgan, T.A., Young, D., Chelminski, I., & Dalrymple, K. (2013).  Distinguishing bipolar II depression from major depressive disorder with comorbid borderline personality disorder:  Demographic, clinical, and family history differences.  Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 74, 880-886.

    Zimmerman, M. (2012).  Would broadening the diagnostic criteria for bipolar disorder do more harm than good?  Implications from longitudinal studies of subthreshold conditions.  Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 73, 437-443.

    Zimmerman, M., Martinez, J.H., Young, D., Chelminski, I., & Dalrymple, K. (2012).  Sustained unemployment in psychiatric outpatients with bipolar depression compared to major depressive disorder with comorbid borderline personality disorder.  Bipolar Disorders, 14, 856-862.

    D’Avanzato, C., Martinez, J., Attiullah, N., Friedman, M., Toba, C., Boerescu, D.A., & Zimmerman, M. (2013).  Anxiety symptoms among remitted depressed outpatients: Prevalence and association with quality of life and psychosocial functioning.  Journal of Affective Disorders, 151, 401-404.