• March 15–20, 2020
  • Sunday-Friday: 5 nights

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy A Skills-Based Intensive

For mental-health professionals; familiarity with ACT is not required.

Human beings experience pain and also suffer with their pain, desperate to find a way forward. Mental-health professionals know this all too well. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is an evidence-based approach that seeks to transform the root sources of human suffering by balancing mindfulness and acceptance processes with commitment and behavior change in the service of living a more vital life. WHAT YOU’LL EXPERIENCE
• Gain freedom from suffering
• Let go of unhelpful struggles
• Cultivate peace of mind
• Nurture self-compassion
• Live a rich and meaningful life.

John and Jamie Forsyth introduce ACT both as a model and an intervention technology, and illustrate its use for a range of problems commonly seen in mental-health settings. Through demonstrations and hands-on exercises—individually, in dyads, and small groups—you learn powerful strategies to help your clients

  • Gain freedom from suffering
  • Let go of unhelpful struggles
  • Cultivate peace of mind
  • Nurture self-compassion
  • Live a rich and meaningful life.

You also learn how ACT can be integrated effectively into your mental-health practice. Clinical worksheets and other valuable tools are provided.

Find out more about continuing education credits.

“I recommend this training to therapists who want to further help and support the integration of ACT in their clinical work. John and Jamie are highly skilled, engaging, and fun.” —Teresa W., LPC, CDCII

“Jamie and John Forsyth present with extraordinary humility and humor. Their willingness to present elements of their personal stories is perhaps the best example of how the ACT model can provide support and guidance for anyone seeking to live more in line with their values.” —Jo S., MSW

Program at a Glance

Yoga Experience
None
Suitable For
Professionals
Program Theme
Psychology
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Presenter(s)

John P. Forsyth, PhD, a clinical psychologist, professor, and director of the Anxiety Disorders Research Program at the University at Albany, is a leader in the evolution of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

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Jamie R. Forsyth, PhD, is a clinical psychologist, clinical supervisor, and trainer with extensive expertise in the use and application of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy with severe forms of mental illness.

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