May. 13 — 14, 2019 9:00:00 AM - 3:30:00 PM
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is growing in popularity and there is increasing research support for a large range of diagnoses and life problems. It combines mindfulness and behavioural principles to help clients make space for painful thoughts and feelings, bring their focus to the present and take steps towards the life they value.
This fun and engaging two day experiential workshop will:
Mon., 13/05/2019, 9:00 am –
Tue., 14/05/2019, 3:30 pm NZST
100 Oriental Parade
Oriental Bay, Wellington 6011
NZ$405 – NZ$495
Lunch and Morning/Afternoon teas are included.
Giselle Bahr and Ben Sedley are clinical psychologists and co-founders of the Wellington ACT Centre. They have been using ACT in their practices for ten years, and have been trained and supervised by many of the world’s leading ACT therapists and researchers. Giselle and Ben have both worked at Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, in Private Practice with adults and adolescents, and trained new clinical psychology students at Victoria University of Wellington. Giselle has developed and facilitated a group introducing ACT to Parents. Ben is the author of the book Stuff that Sucks: Accepting what you can’t change and Committing to what you can.