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SBCPA Salon Series: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: What it is and how to use it, Presented by: Suzanne Johnson, Ph.D.

  • 09 Jan 2015
  • 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM
  • 2060 Alameda Padre Serra, Suite 202 (access off of Mission Ridge Rd), Santa Barbara

Registration

This Salon is full.  To be put on a waiting list, please email Karen Lehman (dr.karen.lehman@gmail.com).  Be aware that spaces from the waiting list usually open up within the last 24 hours...



Description:

This presentation will introduce participants to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and its underlying model, represented by the hexaflex. Participants will learn how ACT addresses various kinds of human distress and difficult treatment moments. Each of the six process area of the hexaflex will be described, and specific therapeutic strategies associated with each will be taught. A case vignette will be presented with opportunities for participants to discuss how to apply ACT to this case.


Goals and Objectives:

Attendees will be able to:

1. Describe ACT's approach to human suffering. 

2. Identify and explain the six process areas of the hexaflex.

3. Describe how and when to use each of these process areas at various points in a given course of therapy.

4. List specific treatment strategies associated with values, cognitive defusion, and acceptance.


Timed Outline:

5:15-5:30pm – Greet, sign in, and socialize

5:30-5:35pm – Introduction of speaker and opening remarks

5:35-6:45pm – Presentation of topic (following the above description and objectives)

6:45-7:00pm – Q&A/evaluations


About the Presenter:



1.5 CE's available for California-licensed Psychologists


The California Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  CPA maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.


Important Notice: Those who attend the workshop and complete the CPA evaluation form will receive 1.5 continuing education credits. Please note that APA CE rules require that we only give credit to those who attend the entire workshop. Those arriving more than 15 minutes after the start time or leaving before the workshop is completed will not receive CE credits.


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