Admission Price: £40. (Free for City students, £20 for other students, £20 for City alumni)
Speaker: Dr Paul Flaxman, Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychology, City University London
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) seminar
Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is a modern behaviour therapy that uses acceptance and mindfulness interventions alongside commitment and behaviour change strategies to enhance psychological flexibility.
From an ACT perspective, psychological flexibility is defined as the ability to contact the present moment and change or persist in behaviour that serves one's personally chosen values.
During this seminar, Dr Flaxman will provide an overview of ACT's underlying intervention model, illustrate a number of common ACT techniques, and describe how he delivers ACT to groups in the workplace.
Room DLG08, Social Sciences Building, Whiskin Street, London EC1R 0JD
17:30. Registration and refreshments.
20:00-20:30. Networking and refreshments.
Please note that the hours spent attending this seminar can be counted towards your CPD.
Dr Paul Flaxman
Dr Paul Flaxman is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychology at City University London. For the past 10 years, he has been implementing and evaluating ACT as a workplace intervention for improving employees' mental health.
We are planning future CPD seminars for psychologists and social scientists to be delivered by Professor Jonathan Smith (Birkbeck, University of London) in September 2011 and Professor Ernesto Spinelli in January 2012.
(Please use the red 'Sign up' button, below right, to sign up for the CPD Seminar on acceptance and commitment therapy.)
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5.30pm - 8.30pmThursday 9th June 2011