Interested in ACT and mindfulness but just want to dip a toe in the water ? Then this workshop is for you! Based on the popular self-help book, ACTivate Your Life, this workshop is designed for practitioners who want to find out more about third wave approaches and enhance and develop their practice by developing skills in acceptance, mindfulness and values procedures.
This workshop is designed for a broad range of professionals, including psychologists, therapists, coaches, social workers and physiotherapists.
The workshop will be fun and engaging to help you develop practical skills you can use straight away with your clients!
All participants will receive a free copy of the new ACT self help book, ACTivate Your Life and a full pack of resources, worksheets and scripts of ACT exercises.
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 the self-help book, “ACTivate Your Life” with Constable Robinson.
Marc is a Clinical Psychologist and Team Manager in the IAPT Service of Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust, where he has developed and runs an ACT training program for IAPT psychologists. He is an ACT therapist & supervisor, an accredited CBT therapist and a Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) teacher. Marc has practiced mindfulness for over 20 years, studying both Eastern and Western scientific approaches, and has researched and published studies on the links between mindfulness and well-being.
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.