Fri, Mar 24|
Online via Zoom
FREE Intro to Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) with Dr. Aprilia West
This 1-hour, free, virtual introduction with ACT trainer, expert, and author, Dr. Aprilia West, will provide an overview of the fundamentals of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
Time & Location
Mar 24, 2023, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
Online via Zoom
About the Event
Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a third-wave evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapy that helps people learn to become more psychologically flexible. When people have high levels of psychological flexibility, they can act more intentionally in values-consistent, contextually adaptive ways and live more meaningful vital lives (Hayes & Smith, 2005).
This 1- hour, free, virtual introduction with ACT trainer, expert, and author, Dr. Aprilia West, will provide an overview of the fundamentals of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:
1. Describe the construct of psychological flexibility
2. Recite the 6 core processes of the psychological flexibility model
3. Understand how Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) differs from traditional Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
This event is FREE to anyone interested in attending and will be held online via Zoom. Zoom link will be provided in registration confirmation AND emailed the week of the training.
Who Should Attend?
Psychologists, social workers, marriage and family therapists, behavior analysts, coaches, students (under supervision), and other mental health professionals who would like to learn more about Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT).
Skill Level: All skill levels are welcome to attend!
About the Trainer
Aprilia West, PsyD, MT, PCC is a psychologist, coach, trainer and author, and developer of the emotion efficacy protocol. She is the author of ACT FOR YOUR BEST LIFE (2023), WHAT YOU FEEL IS NOT ALL THERE IS (2021), and coauthor of the clinician's guide to EMOTION EFFICACY THERAPY (2016). Dr. West has 20+ years of experience working with Fortune 500 companies, U.S. Members of Congress, entertainment industry executives and creatives, tech founders, and global non-profit advocacy campaigns and she trains coaches and therapists worldwide in applying contextual behavioral science in clinical and organizational settings around the world.
Disclosures: Dr. Aprilia West does not have any conflicts of interest.
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