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BT08 Workshop 12 - Acceptance and Mindfulness in Clinical Practice - Steven Hayes, PhD

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Workshops |  Mindfulness |  Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) |  Brief Therapy |  Therapist Development
Brief Therapy Conference |  Brief Therapy Conference 2008
Steven Hayes, PhD
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Original Program Date:
Dec 11, 2008
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Mindfulness and acceptance methods are powerful methods in clinical practice that greatly simplify the therapeutic tasks at hand. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) will be described as an example of these methods and specific techniques will be shown. ACT targets common core processes that research are the basis for much psychopathology or restrictions on psychological health.

Educational Objectives:

  1. To list the six core processes in an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) model of psychopathology.
  2. To describe how ACT targets each of the six processes in the model.

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Steven C. Hayes, Ph.D Clinical Psychology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, is a Foundation Professor of Psychology at the University of Nevada. An author of 44 books and nearly 600 scientific articles, he is known for his work on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, a widely used and researched method of psychological and behavioral intervention, and Relational Frame Theory, a comprehensive empirical research program on human language and cognition. Dr. Hayes has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy, and is among the most cited psychologists in the word.