Cultivating Mindfulness & Self-Compassion in Acceptance & Commitment Therapy
Mindfulness and self-compassion are making their way into evidence-based mental health care for many good reasons. In this talk, we learn why that is so, and also how such practices are used and applied within Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to alleviate suffering while nurturing psychological health and wellness. As will be described, ACT offers a unique approach and set of strategies that foster greater present moment awareness, self-compassion, and actions in the service of client values. We will also explore experiential exercises and strategies that will help mental health profe...Read moressionals apply and integrate mindfulness and self-compassion seamlessly into mental health practice. Less...
- Define what mindfulness is and is not
- Describe three core features of self-compassion.
- Explain how mindfulness & self-compassion are used within ACT.
Saturday, April 17, 2021
10:00 AM EDT - 01:15 PM EDTRegister for this Webinar
About the speaker
John P. Forsyth, PhD
John is the author of several popular books, including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Anxiety Disorders, The Mindfulness & Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety (2nd edition), ACT on Life, Not On Anger, and Your Life on Purpose. His latest book, Anxiety Happens, is for anyone who gets tripped up now and then by anxiety and fear.
He received his B.A. in psychology from Providence College and his M.A. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from West Virginia University. He did his pre-doctoral internship training at the University of Mississippi Medical Center Jackson VAMC Consortium, where he served as Chief Psychology Resident within the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior.
He has authored and co-authored over 100 articles, five books (many of which have been translated in other languages), several book chapters, routinely leads professional workshops on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy across the United States and abroad, and has presented hundreds of talks at professional meetings.
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New York State Education Department's State Board for Psychology
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