This workshop builds upon the introductory workshop, deepening participants’ abilities in using the ACT approach in clinical practice. Participants will learn how to rapidly develop ACT based case formulation and apply it in a fluid and flexible way. Joe will also teach a range of practical skills to use acceptance, defusion and mindfulness techniques effectively.
Joe will create a fun and engaging learning environment in which new skills and be developed and extended. This will involve small skills group work, live and video demos and experiential exercises.
In this workshop, you will learn:
You’ll also discover:
Joe is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and director for Contextual Consulting. He is also Course Director for the UCL PG Diploma in CBT for Psychosis and works within Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust. He has been developing and researching individual and group interventions in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and mindfulness at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London. Joe is an active member of the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies ACT SIG and of the Association for Contextual Behavioural Sciences as a peer reviewed ACT trainer. He is co-editor of the book, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Mindfulness for Psychosis with Wiley-Blackwell, and co-author of ACTivate Your Life with Constable Robinson and ACT for Psychosis Recovery with New Harbinger.
Light refreshments will be provided for morning and afternoon tea. Lunch is not included in the registration fee but you will have the option to purchase lunch at one of the many catering outlets outside of the venue.