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A Taste of CFT: A Brief Introduction to Compassion-Focused Therapy
A Taste of CFT: A Brief Introduction to Compassion-Focused Therapy

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A Taste of CFT: A Brief Introduction to Compassion-Focused Therapy

This two-hour training will introduce a number of the basic elements of Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT). We’ll become acquainted with a functional definition of compassion, explore the three flows of compassion, and bring them to life in the therapy room.

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Time & Location

May 18, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT

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About the Event

This two-hour training will introduce a number of the basic elements of Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT).  We’ll become acquainted with a functional definition of compassion, explore the three flows of compassion, and bring them to life in the therapy room. 

WHEN: Saturday, May 18th | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (PST)

International Friends are Welcome!

WHERE: Online via Zoom! 2 CEs* 

(Link will be provided in the registration confirmation & emailed the week of the training)

COST

Professionals: $55 USD (includes CEs if requested) * Professional ACBS SoCal Members receive 20% off!

Students: $20 USD * Student ACBS SoCal Members received 50% off!

Paid registration includes secure video and materials access for 90 days following the workshop.

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LEARNING OBJECTIVES: At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to...

  1. Articulate a working definition of compassion.
  2. Name and describe the three flows of compassion.
  3. Name the elements of the SMST model of approaching compassion-focused therapy.
  4. Name two forms of compassionate realization that CFT therapists seek to help patients realize.

CONTINUING EDUCATION (CE) INFORMATION

  • 2 CEs for licensed psychologists!
  • The Association for Contextual Behavioral Science is an approved sponsor of the American Psychological Association.
  • The Association for Contextual Behavioral Science maintains responsibility for this program and its content. No CEUs for BCBAs or coaches are provided through this training.
  • Some state counseling boards and social work boards, will accept APA type CEs, depending on the state (some will allow only a certain percentage to be APA ). Please check with the appropriate state agencies in your area to see if these APA credits may work for this  event.
  • Must attend the LIVE course in its entirety in order to receive 2 CE credits. No exceptions!
  • CEs are awarded contingent upon timely post-event paperwork submission by event organizers.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Psychologists, social workers, marriage and family therapists, behavior analysts, coaches, students (under supervision), and other mental health professionals. 

SKILL LEVEL: Introductory, intermediate, and advanced level clinicians are welcome!

ABOUT THE TRAINER

Russell Kolts is a Professor of Psychology at Eastern Washington University and Director of the Inland Northwest Compassionate Mind Center in Spokane, Washington, USA. He has authored or co-authored scientific articles on various areas of psychology and has written several books about Compassion-Focused Therapy and compassion, including CFT Made Simple, The Anger Workbook, Experiencing Compassion-Focused Therapy from the Inside Out (with Tobyn Bell, James Bennett-Levy, and Chris Irons), and An Open-Hearted Life: Transformative Lessons on Compassionate Living from a Clinical Psychologist and a Buddhist Nun (with Thubten Chodron).

DISCLOSURE: Russell Kolts will be compensated for this workshop, and he receives royalties from the sale of his books. The costs of this workshop are completely supported by participant fees.

CANCELLATIONS & REFUNDS: Cancellations must be emailed to info@socal-acbs.org by Monday, May 13, 2024, for a full refund (less a 3% service fee). Otherwise, no partial refunds will be provided.

Questions? Email us at info@socal-acbs.org. 

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