Acceptance and mindfulness is having a profound impact on clinical practice. Both empirically-supported and focused on deep clinical issues, acceptance and mindfulness approaches have been shown to help clients cope with a wide variety of clinical problems including:
Many have described ACT as the next DBT! Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) can empower your clinical work. ACT takes the view that trying to change difficult thoughts and feelings as a means of coping can be relatively ineffective. However, new, powerful acceptance and mindfulness-based alternatives are readily available.
When combined with values—and committed action—ACT skills can quickly mobilize even some of our most stuck clients. The intention of the workshop is to provide you with the foundation of ACT and a beginning set of skills and experiences that will direct further development.
This seminar recording will provide a comprehensive understanding of the ACT model. Learn how the six core processes of ACT explain psychopathology and impact the therapeutic relationship and client outcomes. In addition, you will learn to formulate cases from an ACT viewpoint and apply those to your existing CBT skills.
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Steven C. Hayes, PhD, is the co-founder of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), best-selling author of Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life and Nevada Foundation Professor at the Department of Psychology at the University of Nevada. An author of 44 books and nearly 600 scientific articles, he has shown in his research how language and thought leads to human suffering, and has developed ACT as a way of correcting these processes. Hayes has been president of several scientific societies and has received several national awards, such as the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.
His popular book Get Out Of Your Mind and Into Your Life was featured in Time magazine among several other major media outlets, and for a time was the number one best-selling self-help book in the United States.
Steven Hayes speaks internationally on acceptance and mindfulness and is one of the world's most influential and cited clinical psychologists.
Financial: Dr. Steven Hayes has an employment relationship with the University of Nevada. He is the President of the Institute for Better Health and the research director at Praxis Continuing Education and Training. He receives royalties as a published author. Dr. Hayes receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Steven Hayes is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Psychological Society, the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science, and the Association for Behavioral Analysis International. He is a member of the PROSOCIAL Executive Committee.
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Acceptance and Mindfulness
The ACT Model
Mindfulness from an ACT Point of View
Evidence of Impact
Learning to See ACT Processes in Flight
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