An Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

ACT is a transdiagnostic model and has an impressive body of research showing its efficacy across a range of disorders. This workshop will provide an introductory overview of the ACT model and its components. Participants will have an opportunity to practice and build skills over the day.

Description

Workshop Type: Introductory | Workshop Level: Four |  Catering: Refreshments and light lunch provided

Aim

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (or ACT, said as one word not individual letters) is at the forefront of the "new" generation of cognitive behaviour therapy models. ACT is a transdiagnostic model and has an impressive body of research showing its efficacy across a range of disorders. The workshop will provide an introductory overview of the ACT model.  The components of the ACT model will be described and participants will have an opportunity to practice and build skills over the day.

Overview

• Didactic and interactive explanation and discussion of the ACT model and core processes
• Exercises to explore and develop skills in each of the core processes

Learning Intentions

Participants will be provided the opportunity to:
Understand the basic ACT model and the six core processes that make up the model
• Be able to identify the core processes within a client group
• Use basic ACT techniques and skills

Let's Get Real Skills

• Professional and Personal Development

*Subsidised Rate: Check if you are eligible here. Apply your discount by completing the ‘Subsidised rate eligibility’ section when registering.

*Early Bird Discount: Register by 10 May 2019 to receive $10.00 off (automatically applied at checkout).

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