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.



‘This article first appeared in the autumn 2016 issue of Counselling at Work, the quarterly journal of BACP Workplace ( It is published by the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy. 2016©. It is supplied here on the basis that it is used for non-commercial purposes

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