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ACT Bootcamp Slides and Handouts

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD: UCL Intermediate ACT skills workshop handout    

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#CompassionActions CFT Workshop Draw

#CompassionActions CFT Workshop Draw

We’re giving away a free place to Professor Paul Gilbert’s upcoming Compassion Focused Therapy workshop, 12th – 14th November! To enter, tell us about a compassionate action you’ve undertaken, for yourself or for someone else. Post your story on our twitter, facebook or instagram feed, using the hashtag, #CompassionActions. The most creative/ interesting/fun story (i.e. the one we ...

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Good Housekeeping Values Article
NOT LOST IN VALUES  by Helena Colodro

NOT LOST IN VALUES by Helena Colodro

Not lost in Values  – On lifelong skills training and comparison I’ll begin with a confession: I can’t stop comparing the different ways of working between Spain and the UK, I can’t. I am even writing about it. I know I shouldn´t be letting this happens! But I must admit that I’ve been struggling with comparison ...

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LOST IN CONFERENCES (Lost in Translation, part 2) by Helena Colodro

LOST IN CONFERENCES (Lost in Translation, part 2) by Helena Colodro

I was lost in translation (well, I still am)  – what I didn’t know is that I was also going to be: LOST IN CONFERENCES   Hello again! In my previous post I introduced myself and explained a little bit about what is bringing me to the UK this summer along with the first contacts with my own ...

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ACTivate Your Values Workshop Slides - BABCP Conference 2017

ACTivate Your Values Workshop Slides – BABCP Conference 2017

  Richard Bennett and Joe Oliver presented their workshop ACTivate Your Values at the recent BABCP Conference in Manchester. The workshop focused on building values-based actions, and at the same time, developing skills to mindfully and effectively respond to internal obstacles. You can download a copy of the slides by clicking  HERE

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LOST IN TRANSLATION: Who am I without my language

LOST IN TRANSLATION: Who am I without my language

Impressions of a Spanish ACT psychologist in London I am Helena Colodro, I am an ACT psychologist from Spain, spending the summer of 2017 in London collaborating with Joe Oliver, Director of Contextual Consulting. I’m here on a project from the European Union, Erasmus Entrepreneur, a grant  that is allowing me to immerse myself in the business ...

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ACT for Coaching - Download Presentation

ACT for Coaching – Download Presentation

Recently City University London hosted an ACT in the workplace day workshop, organised by the awesome Dr Paul Flaxman. The day was an incredible blend of science and practice from experts in the UK who are on the ground, using ACT in a variety of organisational settings. The fact the over 300 people attended gives ...

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Free Resources from Jason Luoma

Free Resources from Jason Luoma

One thing that everyone says about the ACT community is that it’s great at sharing. There’s a constant stream of videos, manuals, e-books, and papers that are available to dip into. It’s all about helping us with an important mission – to alleviate human suffering and advance well being. Lofty goal right? Well, it’s something we can ...

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Free ACT Resources from Russ Harris

Free ACT Resources from Russ Harris

Over the last year, Russ Harris has released a bunch of very cool free resources. In case you didn’t get them, here’s the complete collection, that includes e-books, animations, MP3s and a couple of articles. If you want to see Russ in action, live, then come along to his ACT for Anxiety and Depression workshop, which ...

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ACT Training Workshops in Kampala, Uganda

ACT Training Workshops in Kampala, Uganda

By Joe Oliver – I recently travelled to Kampala, Uganda to carry out a series of ACT workshops for trainee psychologists and mental health staff. These workshops built on previous work by other ACT trainers, including Roscoe Kasujja (in the photo on the right), Ross White, Igor Krnetić and Cerdic Hall. The aim was to take ...

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Meaningful Work - ACT in the Workplace

Meaningful Work – ACT in the Workplace

A team of counsellors and psychologists in the NHS wanted to improve psychological health and resilience among staff. Using acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), they delivered experiential training to promote wellbeing. Teresa Jennings, Elaine Whipday, Kath Egdell, Simon Pestell and Paul Flaxman share their findings. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD ARTICLE ‘This article first appeared in the autumn ...

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ACTivate Your Coaching Practice!

ACTivate Your Coaching Practice!

by Jon Hill – Corporate Trainer and Executive Coach Blueprint Coaching During its relatively short life, coaching has struggled for recognition and respect in some circles. For every satisfied client who has achieved long-held ambitions with the help of a coach there is a sceptic who can’t understand why you would want to invite an ‘expert’ in ...

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Get Unstuck - Open Forwards podcast interview

Get Unstuck – Open Forwards podcast interview

I was recently interviewed by Jim Lucas, director of Open Forwards on his cool, new podcast, ‘Self Help Sat Nav’. You can listen to me talk about our self help book, ‘ACTivate Your Life – Using acceptance and mindfulness to build a life that is rich fulfilling and fun’. Self Help Sat Nav is a monthly ...

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ACT-CBS Conference - Edinburgh 2016 Flyer

ACT-CBS Conference – Edinburgh 2016 Flyer

                                                Click here to download Edinburgh ACT Conference flyer

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