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Pre-Conference Intensive Workshops

What to Expect

The 2024 Pre-Conference Workshops offer exciting opportunities that will engage therapists and researchers of any skill level. Combining therapy role-plays, experiential exercises, case presentations, data graphics, focused lectures, and small group discussions, you can expect high-quality training from ACBS Pre-Conference Workshops. Continuing Education credits are available. All Pre-Conference, Intensive workshops will be presented in English, also available for session attendees (in Buenos Aires) via simultaneous AI (artificial intelligence) translation software in Spanish and Portuguese. More details regarding AI translation are available here.

When & Where

We're pleased to offer seven different workshop options, in-person (23-24 July), at UCA in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  Pre-Conference workshop registration includes LIVE ONLY access to the workshop you select. These workshops will not be recorded. 

ACBS Pre-Conference Workshops - IN-PERSON (23-24 July 2024)

These workshops will be held the two days immediately preceding the ACBS World Conference 2024.

Tuesday, 23 July 2024 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 
Wednesday, 24 July 2024 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

(13 total contact hours)

Here, Now, and Between Us: Functional Analytic Psychotherapy (FAP) and the Power of the Therapeutic Relationship

Mavis Tsai, Ph.D., Sarah Sullivan-Singh, Ph.D., Barbara Kohlenberg, Ph.D., Amanda Muñoz Martínez. Ph.D., Daniel Maitland, Ph.D.


Healing Interrupted Lives: Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Process-Based Work to Recover from Trauma 

Robyn D. Walser, Ph.D.


Focused Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: Powerful Behavior Change Services for All People - REGISTRATION CLOSED

Patti Robinson, Ph.D., Kirk Strosahl, Ph.D.


Helping build flexible relationships toward the self and the social world: Using CBS to support flexible growth in self and social connections with people aged 12 to 24 years

Louise Hayes, Ph.D.


Creating a State-of-the-Art Process-Based Practice: The Role of AI, EMA, Functional Analysis and Digital Technology

Maria Karekla, Ph.D., Andrew Gloster, Ph.D., Steve Hayes, Ph.D.


Mastering Compassion Focused Practice from The Inside Out: An Experiential Introduction to Compassion Focused Therapy and Compassionate Mind Training

Dennis Tirch, Ph.D., Laura Silberstein-Tirch, Psy.D., Manuela O'Connell, Lic.


Language Matters. Moving from Formula to Function: Progressing Applications of Behaviour Analysis with RFT and ACT

Nanni Presti, Ph.D., Sarah Cassidy, Ph.D.




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