The Centre for Posttraumatic Stress & Anxiety Treatment is pleased to announce a two-day online training workshop in Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT).
ACT is an evidence-based, “third-wave” cognitive-behavioural therapy that emphasizes acceptance, mindfulness, and compassion in addition to traditional cognitive-behavioural interventions. Controlled studies have shown ACT to be effective in treating a number of problems and disorders including chronic pain, depression, anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, psychosis, and obesity.
- Theory & science underlying the ACT model;
- Clinical areas of intervention in ACT;
- Application of ACT theory and principles to current clinical cases;
Licensed mental health professionals or those working under the supervision of a licensed mental health professional. Previous training and experience with cognitive-behavioural therapy is advised.
Dates: September 16 and 22, 2022
Location: Online (live) via Zoom
Times: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Mountain Standard Time)
Cost: $500.00 CAD plus G.S.T.
Cost includes electronic copies of workshop slides & materials.
Deadline August 24, 2022
Space is limited to 20 participants
Fees are fully refundable (less an administration charge of $25 plus G.S.T.) for cancellation requests received prior to September 7, 2022.
About the trainer:
Dr. Dayna Lee-Baggley is a Registered Clinical Psychologist and director of Dr. Lee-Baggley and Associates, which is a virtual health psychology clinic specializing in clinical interventions, training for healthcare providers, and research in chronic disease. She worked for almost 15 years in multidisciplinary teams on medical, surgical and cancer care hospital units providing assessment, therapy and consultation for patients with chronic and life-threatening health conditions. She also conducts research as an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Family Medicine, Surgery, and Psychology & Neuroscience at Dalhousie University, and is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Industrial and Organizational Psychology at Saint Mary’s University.