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Pre-Conference Workshops 

Tuesday-Wednesday, 25-26 June, 2019

Prosocial: Using CBS to improve relations within and between groups
David Sloan Wilson, Paul Atkins, Monique Silva, Lori Wiser, Ian MacDonald

ACT, Clinical RFT, and ERP: Getting Under the Hood of Exposure-Based Treatment
Lisa Coyne, Eric Morris

ACT Made Simple: A Quick Start Guide to ACT Basics and Beyond
Russ Harris

Conference Sessions

Thursday, 27 June

4. Committed Action in Practice: Blending Evidence-Based Interventions into the ACT Model
D. J. Moran, Patty Bach, Sonja Batten
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6. Delivering ACT effectively with high-performing, busy people
Mike Sinclair, Aisling Leonard-Curtin

7. The Head, Hands and Heart of Self-as-context Interventions
Richard Bennett, Rikke Kjelgaard

10. Embodied ACT processes for pain and trauma
Graciela Rovner

14. Encountering More Mystery than is Comfortable: Spirituality, Religion, Mysticism, and Mental Health Through a CBS Lens (Symposium)
Paper 3: Differential Examination ofReligious and Spiritual Self-Identification in Relation to Resilience and Mental Health Outcomes: Implications for ACT
Jason A. Nieuwsma

15. ACT and serious mental illness: Theory and Intervention (Symposium)
Paper 1: The Relationship Between Schizotypy and Wellbeing: The Mediating Role of Psychological Flexibility.
Emily Tuckey, Eric Morris, John Farhall

17. Behavioral Measures of Experiential Avoidance: Context, Measurement, and Emotion Regulation Strategies as Predictors of Performance on Two Analogue Tasks (Symposium)
Paper 3: Interpersonal Sensitivity and Social Stress: The Role of State Experiential Avoidance
Kyra Bebus, Meaghan Lewis, Amy Naugle, Tabitha DiBacco, Allie Mann

19. Fierce Compassion: An Introduction to a new Compassion Focused ACT (CFACT) 8 week protocol for courage cultivation
Dennis Tirch, Laura Silberstein-Tirch, Geoffrey Gold

23. Adapting and applying ACT to meet the needs of Older Adults (Symposium)
Paper 1: Aging Changes Things: Adapting ACT to Meet the Needs of an Aging Population
Pamela Steadman-Wood

26. Contextual Behavioral Supervision Group - Elasticize Your Therapy, Sharpen Your Skills and Engage in a Caring Professional Community
Hubert Czupała

30. Advances in ACT for behavioral medicine and substance-related disorders (Symposium)
Paper 3: Individual, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) in smoking cessation for people with schizophrenia: a randomized controlled trial
Yim-wah Mak, Alice Yuen Loke, Doris YP Leung

33. Leading Together: Empowering Women to Make Values-Based Moves Towards Authentic Leadership
Taslim Tharani, Debbie Sorensen, Miranda Morris, Lauren Porosoff

34. Cultivating Flexible Families: Defusion techniques, metaphors and images that engage parents and enable them to effectively respond to childhood behavioral and emotional problems
Mark Donovan
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36. Working with Overcontrolled and Rigid Behavior in Clients: Insights from Affective Science and Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Jason Luoma, Angela Klein

45. An Individual Complex Network Approach to Intervention Science
Stefan Hofmann

Friday, 28 June

48. Harnessing the power and potential of human cultural evolution
Christine A. Caldwell

49. The heart of the therapeutic stance
Robyn Walser, Manuela O'Connell

51. “Matrixing” Prosocially: Functional Analysis from Individuals to Organizations
Stuart Libman, David Sloan Wilson, Paul Atkins

52. Stepping back AND reappraising: A beginners guide to moving from cognitive modification to acceptance and defusion strategies
Jessica Borushok, Andreas Larsson

54. Magic ACT: Transforming (Emotional) Pain into Purpose with Clinical RFT
Lou Lasprugato, Phillip Cha

61. Flexibility in the Workplace: Innovations in Research (Symposium)
Paper 3: Evaluating alternative processes of change in ACT-informed workplace coaching.
Rachel Skews, Jo Lloyd
Paper 4: The Development & Validation of a Measure of Organisational Flexibility.
Annie Gascoyne, Frank Bond, Jo Lloyd

64. The (functional contextual) art of therapeutic disruption
Matthieu Villatte

76. How to Cry in Contextualism: Exploring Different Contextual Factors of and Interventions for Emotion Regulation (Symposium)
Paper 3: Playing with Emotions: The Effects of Video Games and Mindfulness on Acute Emotion Regulation
Jonah McManus, Emily K. Sandoz, Patrick Rappold, Madison Gamble

79. Live with Awareness, Courage and Love Meetups: Bringing Functional Analytic Psychotherapy (FAP) to the General Public
Joseuda Lopes, Mavis Tsai, Herbert Assaloni, Ralf Steinkopff, Acerina Ramos Amador, Ana Paula Moraes, Mathias Funke, Reimer Bierhals, Manuela O'Connell, Robert Kohlenberg
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81. Delivering ACT in Group Format - Learn how to promote mental health, resilience, and productivity using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Fredrik Livheim
DNA-V as an integrated framework for quality of life, psychological wellbeing and physical health outcomes for children and young people with heath conditions
James Lemon
Health values: Exactly what they say on the tin (Except not always and quite rarely)
Alison Stapleton, Martin O’Connor, Emmet Feerick, John Kerr, Louise McHugh
A Beginners Guide to ACT Process Measures: Quantitative and Case-Study Insights into Picking an Effective Assessment System to Track Progress in Treatment
Ronald Rogge, Jennifer Daks, Brooke Dubler, Katherine Saint
Investigating the Psychometric Properties of the Values Wheel with a Clinical Cohort
Kate Barrett, Martin O’Connor, Louise McHugh
Comfort Zone Challenges - a "fun" way to practice ACT skills
Michael Herold
How to Arrive: engaging your psychological flexibility before the consultation begins
Ray Owen
87. The CBS of Self care for health professionals- building inner resilience through self - forgiveness
Chris Fraser, Grant Dewar
89. ACT Interventions for Eating and Weight-Related Concerns (Symposium)
Paper 3: iACT: A Mobile Health Intervention to Address Maladaptive Eating and Weight Control among Adults with Type 1 Diabetes.
Rhonda M. Merwin, Ashley A. Moskovich
90. Parental Burnout - Guided Web-based ACT as a Solution (Symposium)
Paper 1: Web-based Acceptance and Commitment Therapy intervention on wellbeing of parents whose children have chronic conditions: Effectiveness and mechanisms of change.
Essi Sairanen, Raimo Lappalainen, Päivi Lappalainen, Kirsikka Kaipainen, Fredrik Carlstedt, Malin Anclair, Arto Hiltunen
Paper 2: Guided web-based ACT for parental burnout: An effectiveness study.
Päivi Lappalainen, Inka Pakkala, Juho Strömmer, Kirsikka Kaipainen, Raimo Lappalainen
Paper 3: Understanding engagement in webbased Acceptance and Commitment Therapy interventions for parental burnout: Usage, dose-response and user experiences
Kirsikka Kaipainen, Essi Sairanen, Päivi Lappalainen
Saturday, 29 June
95. Superhero Therapy: Using Pop Culture to Strengthen Acceptance and Committment Therapy
Janina Scarlet, Yonatan Sobin
96. Party of One: A crash course in singlecase experimental design: Structure, data collection, analysis, and meta-analysis
Evelyn Gould, Karen Kate Kellum, Troy DuFrene, Emily K. Sandoz
99. Working to improve your functional analysis skills
Juan Pablo Coletti, Germán Teti

101. Values Prototyping: Using Action to Help Clients Explore Their Values
Jenna LeJeune, Jason Louma

102. Committed Action in Practice: Identifying and Overcoming Client and Therapist Barriers to Committed Action
Sonja V. Batten, Patricia Bach, D. J. Moran
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105. Interfacing Research on Clinical RFT and ACT: The Case of RNT-Focused ACT
Francisco Ruiz
106. Increases in quality of life using novel third-wave treatment for cancer for sufferers and informal carers (Symposium)
Paper 3: A Guided Internet-based Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Intervention for Romanian Women Diagnosed with non-metastatic breast cancer: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.
Silvia Golita, Adriana Baban
108. ACT for Spiritual Development: Accept, Choose, Teach others
Hank Robb
110. How to do an RFT- Enlighted Functional Analysis of Clinical Work
Niklas Törneke, Robyn Walser
111. Thriving inside a volcano: Working over time with parents in high conflict separation
Louise Shepherd, Janine Clarke
122. Exciting new Contextual Behavioral Science measures and a cautionary note (Symposium)
Paper 2: Developing a More Nuanced Understanding of Mechanisms of Change in ACT: Clarifying Specific Dimensions of Psychological Flexibility Linked to ACT Treatment Effects with the MindFlex Assessment System.
Ronald D. Rogge, Jenna Macri, Katherine J. Saint, Brooke Dubler, Jaci L. Rolffs
Paper 4: New data and new questions: Examining the FIAT-Q-SF and understanding FAP assessment in a process-based era.
Cory Stanton, Jonathan Singer, Brandon Sanford, William C. Follette
126. Self Forgiveness: Discovering Courage and Flexibility to transform Life Setbacks and Build the Life you Values (Workshop)
Grant Dewar, Stavroula Sanida, Holly Yates
128. Adapting Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for people with intellectual/learning disabilities and their parents and carers (Symposium)
Paper 4: Using acceptance-based interventions to promote the well-being of caregivers of young people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Gina Skourti, Lisa Brosh
129. Top 5 mistakes you don’t want to make as an [ACT] therapist
Rikke Kjelgaard
130. Who's on first? Choosing Your Target, Terminology, and Training in High Performance Applications (Symposium)
Paper 2: Play Smarter Not Harder: Targeting Systemic Elements of Athletic Environment for Broader Impact.
Patrick Smith, Emily Leeming

134. Cutting edge research on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Mindfulness with Children, Adolescents and Parents (Symposium)
Paper 2: A Quasi-Experimental, Multicenter Study of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Antisocial Youth in Residential Care.
Fredrik Livheim, Anders Tengström, Gerhard Andersson, JoAnne Dahl, Caroline Björck, Ingvar Rosendahl

135. ACT for Physical Illness: Living with uncertainty, living with purpose
Dayna Lee-Baggley, Ray Owen, Jennifer Kemp
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138. How we can use the broad platform of CBS to build depth into models of human development
Louise Hayes

Sunday, 30 June

139. RFT forum: Exploring the concept of rule following in research and applied work
Niklas Törneke, Jennifer Villatte, Matthieu Villatte
140. Embodied ACT metaphors-How the bodily experience as a vehicle can contribute in the implementation of ACT
Manuela O'Connell
142. Coaching using contextual behavioural science
Rachael Skews, Richard MacKinnon
145. Addressing common difficulties in ACTbased group treatment: Research and clinical innovations (Symposium)
Paper 2: Process-based tailored group interventions: how to create groups with shared behavioral flexibility patterns and shared therapeutic needs.
Graciela Rovner
Paper 3: Evaluating the effectiveness for a modified intervention group for neuropsychiatric illness and cognitive impairment.
Elena Ballantyne, Jorden Cummings, Megan English
149. CBS research in the area of health and performance (Symposium)
Paper 3: The Price equation explains professional behavior in care pathways for neurodevelopmental disorders.
Gustaf Waxegård, Hans Thulesius
152. Use of ACT and mindfulness to develop courage, acceptance and flexibility in people with neurological conditions (Symposium)
Paper 2: The living well with neurological illness program.
Geoff Hill
156. ACT on Global Warming
Martin Wilks, Robyn Walser, Paul Atkins
Follies Slides
157. Powerful self-care practices to stay flexible, compassionate and open-minded
Jim Lucas, Helena Colodro Sola, Joseph Oliver
159. Delivering ACT in workplace settings: Adaptations, recommendations, and challenges
Ross McIntosh, Eric Morris, Helen Bolderston, Dayna Lee-Baggley, Duncan Gillard, Olivia Donnelly
161. The compassionate and flexible therapist
Rikke Kjelgaard
164. ACT as applied to treatment adherence and engagement behaviours in long-term health conditions (Symposium)
Paper 1: Exploring longitudinal relationships between established and novel ultra-brief measures of psychological flexibility, medication adherence and general functioning in people with long-term health conditions.
Anthony Mark Harrison, Christopher D. Graham, Gary Latchford
Paper 2: Testing psychological flexibility as a predictor of engagement in pulmonary rehabilitation programmes following hospital admission for an acute exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
Caroline Fernandes-James, Christopher D. Graham, Alan Batterham, Samantha L. Harrison
Paper 4: Acceptability and Efficacy of Acceptance-Based Behavior Therapy to Promote HIV Acceptance, HIV Disclosure, and Retention in Medical Care
Ethan Moitra, Philip A. Chan, Andrea LaPlante, Michael D. Stein
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