Northern Virginia Clinical Psychologists Presents a 3-CEU Program on Friday, March 8th, 2018
An Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Miranda Morris, PhD
This training is designed to give participants a solid foundation in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). It is ideal for practitioners interested in using mindfulness, acceptance, and self-compassion practices in their work. ACT concepts and strategies are associated with improved clinical outcomes and are readily integrated into other psychotherapeutic approaches. Dr. Morris will present an overview of ACT that includes the six core processes of ACT, psychological flexibility, and the role of avoidance and fusion in human suffering. The workshop will include
demonstrations of and practice in a number of ACT interventions, including “language as intervention”, metaphors and guided meditation.
Participants will learn to:
1. Identify and describe the 6 core processes of ACT
2. Identify and describe experiential avoidance and cognitive fusion
3. Use the ACT model to help clients differentiate between ineffective and meaningful actions
4. Employ at least 3 ACT interventions
Miranda Morris, PhD is the founder of DC ACT and a licensed psychologist in private practice in Bethesda, MD. She uses ACT to treat a broad range of difficulties including anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship problems, and pervasive difficulties often referred to as “personality disorders”. Miranda is an ACBS Peer Reviewed ACT Trainer. She regularly conducts workshops in ACT and provides clinical supervision in the model. In addition, she is a an active member of the Association of Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS). She is a founder and past president of the Board of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of ACBS, and she currently serves on the Executive Board of ACBS.
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