Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life: The New Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Total CE Credit Hours: 16
Course Info URL: http://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/100826
About the Course:
This course presents the principles of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and how to apply them. ACT is a new approach to psychotherapy that rethinks even our most basic assumptions of mental well-being. The process of ACT includes help for individuals to identify a core set of values; a personal set of objectives that matter to them. Individuals learn to to engage with and overcome painful thoughts and feelings with step-by-step acceptance and mindfulness-based techniques. This book offers a way out of suffering by choosing to live a life based on what matters most.
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. It is appropriate for intermediate to advanced levels of participants’ knowledge.
Identify and be able to apply the major principles of ACT.
Demonstrate proficiency in the language and terminology of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.
Become familiar with the exercises and other tools presented, and be able to utilize them in clinical settings.
Evaluate which exercises and tools presented would be of most use for clients/patients suffering from specific psychological disorders.
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