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Acceptance & Commitment Therapy: 2 Day Introductory Workshop

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This workshop will provide participants with an introduction to ACT and the psychological flexibility model. Participants will be equipped with the core knowledge and theory of ACT and given opportunities to try out the model, with experiential exercises and demonstrations of the major techniques. Joe will create a fun and engaging learning environment in which new skills can explored be developed and extended. No knowledge of ACT will be assumed. In this workshop, you will learn:

• About the 6 core ACT processes and how to practically apply them

• Relational Frame Theory in a fun (yes, fun), interesting and useful way

• How to engage clients in exploring their personal values to drive purposeful life change

• Five essential experiential exercises as demonstrations of the major techniques simple, but powerful methods to help clients untangle from difficult thoughts (without challenging them)

• How to use mindfulness in a flexible, formulation-informed manner that doesn’t always rely on meditation

• How to build a toolkit of powerful and new techniques to work with even the most difficult negative thoughts

• Methods to effectively develop and use key ACT metaphors

• Ways to supercharge your working relationship to develop strong and meaningful connections

Location Isle of Man
Category Talking Therapies
Details of Event
Start date 09 Dec 2019
Start time 9:30am
Venue Address Keyll Darree Health and Social Care Higher Education Centre, Strang, Isle of Man, IM4 4RH
Description BABCP Members: £110
Amount £140
Organiser BABCP
Speaker Dr Joe Oliver
CPD hours 14
Contact No. 0330 320 0851
Keywords ACT, Cognitive Behavioraltherapy (CBT), Psychology, Psychotherapy, Therapy


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