Intro. to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy - Portland, OR

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Apr 20 2018 - 8:30am - Apr 21 2018 - 5:00pm
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North America
United States
Lou Lasprugato, MFT

April 20 - 21, 2018

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:
  1. Flexible contact with the present moment
  2. Cognitive Defusion
  3. Acceptance
  4. Self-as-context
  5. Values
  6. 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