ACT Introductory Workshop with Joe Oliver

Thursday 28th & Friday 29th March, 2019


Thursday 28th & Friday 29th March, 2019
 9- 4.30pm on Day 1 & 9 – 3.30pm on Day 2
St Alban’s Centre, Leigh Place, Baldwin’s Gardens, London EC1N 7AB
Presenter: Dr. Joe Oliver

Interested in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy 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.

In this workshop, you will learn:
  • About the 6 core ACT processes and how to practically apply themACTivate image copy
  • How to engage clients in exploring their personal values to drive purposeful life change
  • 5 key simple, but powerful methods to help clients untangle from difficult thoughts (without challenging them)
  • How to use mindfulness in a flexible, formulation-informed manner that doesn’t always rely on meditation.
  • Ways to supercharge your working relationship to develop strong and meaningful connections.
  • How to build a toolkit of powerful and new techniques to work with even the most tricky negative thoughts!

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!

About The Presenter

 Dr Joe Oliver

Conference held at Friends House, London on 24 April 2015Joe 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.


  • Early bird – £240 (£288 inc VAT) – ends 1st March
  • Standard rate £270 (£324 inc VAT) – from 2nd March
  • Special “Bring a Friend” 30% discount – book 2 places: £168 per person (£201.60 inc VAT) – limited places available



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.