Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) An Introduction

Get your ACT together! Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in your work and life.

For Mental Health Clinicians

1 day workshop

Workshop aim:

This introductory workshop aims to provide participants with a working overview of the key features and themes of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) as well as its practical applications to our clinical work.

Learning outcomes:

At the end of the workshop participants will have an increased understanding of the:

  • history of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and the origins of ACT
  • key principles of ACT.
  • key features and approaches in ACT
  • evidence of effectiveness
  • examples of techniques (use of in session practical activities and video material)
  • available resources ( copies provided for participants).

What other participants have said:

  • “How the elements of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy come together. A well-presented and enjoyable learning experience”.
  • “Able to get a better understanding of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and apply it to my own life and practice”.
  • “Understanding of concepts of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. How it can be used in a variety of settings / situations”.


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