Acceptance & Commitment Therapy Workshop

We will be conducting another Workshop on Saturday 1st September ,2018

8.30am-4.30pm

The goal of ACT is to create a meaningful rich life, while accepting the pain that inevitably comes with it

 

This workshop discusses the elements of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and explains each element in terms of psychological flexibility.

 

The aim of the workshop is for attendees to gain a greater understanding of how Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) can enhance the participant’s personal and professional life. This workshop has relevance for health practitioners, people working within the health industry and people who are interested in self discovery and gaining greater awareness and understanding self and others.

The objectives of the workshop are for participants to become aware of:

  •  The elements of the ACT HEXOFLEX

  •   Mindfulness

  •   Values based decisions vs emotion based decisions

  •   Working models and worksheets

 

Some of the elements that ACT promotes and encourages are:

  •  Mindfulness-based therapy

  •   Psychological flexibility

  •   Addresses experiential avoidance

  •   Client centred approach

  •   Utilises metaphor and paradox

  •  Self-awareness                                                   

 

ACT has been used for the following clinical conditions:

  •   Anxiety                                                                                               

  •   Anorexia

  •   Borderline Personality Disorder

  •   Drug & Alcohol (substance use disorder)

  •   Depression

  •   Obsessive Compulsive Disorder                                                                       

  •   Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

  •   Stress

  •   Schizophrenia                                                           

 

  • DATE: September 1st, 2018 

Presented by Maurice Harvey-Hall

Maurice Harvey-Hall is a practicing Mental Health Nurse with a Masters in Mental Health Nursing, certificates in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and various psychotherapies, and is also a certified life coach. Maurice has studied Eastern philosophy in particular Buddhism and Taoism, and has integrated these principles into western psychological therapies. He has a passion for mindfulness based therapies and is an experienced teacher in this field and promotes the elements of ACT whilst working with people in coaching and counselling sessions.

This workshop/training attracts CPD points that the attendee can self-allocate. Please refer to individual professional bodies for guidance on self-allocation of CPD activities.

Skilful Thinking

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2 Oondooroo Crt

Annandale, Townsville

Queensland, Australia.

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