Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Friday July 12, 2019
1:00pm - 4:15pm
3 contact hours total:
- 3 NBCC credit hours
- NCSAPPB approved substance use specific (SS) and evidence based treatment (EBT)
ACT is considered a "third wave" CBT theory. It contains hard science via behaviorism, while also incorporating the use of mindfulness and present moment experience to support clients in developing psychological flexibility. ACT is an evidence-based approach, and shows significant benefit for a range of mental health issues, including substance use, anxiety, OCD, depression, and borderline personality disorder.
This workshop will provide an introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, covering its philosophy, approach, and basis for interventions. It will include both lecture and active practice. Participants will walk away with a clear understanding of ACT theory and its application as well as with practical ACT tools and skills.
- Conceptualize a client's issues according to ACT principles
- Form a treatment plan according to ACT principles
- Practice ACT interventions
Snacks, coffee, water, and tea are all included!
We look forward to seeing you there!
Papillon DeBoer is an LPC in private practice in Asheville, and provides counseling for survivors of sexual trauma.