Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

A mindfulness-based, cognitive-behavioral therapy proven to be effective in treating depression and anxiety

What is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy?

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a type of therapy that involves learning skills to reduce the impact of difficult thoughts and feelings, by identifying what brings meaning to life, and taking steps to align with those values.

In ACT, the emphasis is on accepting thoughts and feelings in the present moment, rather than trying to change them. The therapy views psychological distress as resulting from avoidance or evaluation of thoughts and feelings. This can lead to negative thinking patterns that interfere with one’s ability to live according to their values. 

ACT aims to help individuals accept what they can’t control and focus on taking control of what they can to improve their quality of life. To learn more about ACT therapy, book a free informational call with one of our health navigators.

Approved For

  • Anxiety 
  • Depression

How Does It Work?

ACT offers a gentle, mindfulness-centered approach to confronting depression and anxiety. Rooted in cognitive-behavioral principles, ACT empowers you to embrace your thoughts and feelings as they are. Through ACT, we journey with you, helping you discern the uncontrollable from the controllable, to guide you in realigning with your values.


Who is eligible for ACT?

Anyone over the age of 11 can be seen by our practitioners.

Is ACT covered under insurance?

ACT is covered by most private insurance plans that include therapy coverage, meaning you may receive reimbursement. 

Therapy is not covered by provincial healthcare insurance, and clients are responsible for paying at each session.

How much does a therapy session cost?

Our pricing varies depending on the practitioner and service location. Please contact us at 1-833-NUMINUS (686-4687) or book a call for more information.

Our Locations

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy is offered at our safe and comfortable clinics, designed with you in mind.

Montreal 393 Laurier West
393 Av. Laurier O, Montréal, QC H2V 2K3
Numinus Montreal 397 Laurier West
397 Laurier Ave W, Montreal QC H2V 2K3
Numinus Montreal Sherbrooke
5165 Sherbrooke St W, Suite 405, Montreal, QC H4A 1T6
Numinus Toronto Eglinton Avenue
491 Eglington Ave. W, Suite 100, Toronto, ON M5N 1A7

Schedule an informational call with a health navigator to get started.

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