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ACT I Workshop in Sacramento - Praxis CE Training Event

  • 08 Jun 2018
  • 8:00 AM
  • 09 Jun 2018
  • 5:00 PM
  • Doubletree Hilton Sacramento 2001 Point West Way Sacramento, California

Introduction to 

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

20% Discount Code for ACBS Members: 20DSCNT18

Join Lou Lasprugato, MFT, for this one-of-a-kind workshop designed to establish a foundational understanding of the Psychological Flexibility Model, a beginning set of skills in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and beginning knowledge of Relational Frame Theory (RFT). Over the two days, you will learn:

  • An experiential understanding of the six basic processes of ACT’s Psychological Flexibility Model:
    • Flexible contact with the present moment
    • Cognitive Defusion
    • Acceptance
    • Self-as-context
    • Values
    • Committed action
  • The relationship between the six basic processes and Relational Frame Theory (RFT)
  • How to apply the Psychological Flexibility Model to case conceptualization and treatment planning
  • Practical skills for meeting clients where they are and fostering their willingness and openness to change
  • Ways to assess, observe, and influence client processes in session

Audience: For mental health professionals, beginners to intermediate.

Prerequisites: None

Recommended Reading: None

References: Biglan, A., Hayes, S.C., and Pistorello, J. "Acceptance and commitment Implications for Prevention Science." Prevention science 9.3 (2008): 139-152.

Hayes, S.C. (2004) Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Relational Frame Theory, and the third wave of behavior therapy. Behavior Therapy, 35. 639-665.

Hayes, S.C., Luoma, J., Bond, F., Masuda, A., & Lillis, J. (2006). Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: Model, Processes, Outcomes. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 44(1), 1-25.


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