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
- 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.
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.