Positive Psychology and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Friday August 17, 2018
9:00am - 4:30pm
6 contact hours total:
- 6 NBCC credit hours
- The NCSAPPB accepts NBCC credit hours
Description: It is human nature to avoid the negative, the painful, and the uncomfortable, but it is also the inevitable human condition. How many of our clients spend so much energy struggling against their negative experiences that they have become nearsighted losing vital connection with not only positive experience but self as well. This workshop is an introduction and review of both the concepts of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Positive Psychology and their common goal as psychotherapy modalities which use mindfulness, acceptance, positivity and value-based methods. Workshop will offer both theoretical and experiential instruction.
- Explore and identify the six core therapeutic processes of ACT.
- To become familiar with the concepts of positive psychology as strength and value based modality.
- Learn to apply mindfulness and acceptance processes to promote psychological flexibility.
Lunch, coffee, water, and tea are all included!
We look forward to seeing you there!
Jolene Gervasi, LPC, LCAS, CSI