Integrating Acceptance and Commitment Therapy into your practice offers a new way for you to achieve positive therapeutic outcomes with difficult-to-treat clients.
Join experienced ACT presenter Daniel J. Moran, Ph.D., BCBA-D, as he delivers an exercise and technique-heavy course that will give you the tools needed to more effectively treat clients with depression, anxiety, trauma, and the personality disorders.
Dr. Moran will teach you the main concepts of ACT, including mindfulness, acceptance, and defusion--demonstrating how these create greater psychological flexibility. Discover a variety of techniques for helping clients who are struggling to make difficult behavior changes due to the presence of painful thoughts, feelings and memories. You will learn how to effectively use metaphors, custom techniques and experiential exercises to help your clients identify their values and translate them into behavior goals.
Through case examples, video clips, and role-play you will be able to integrate ACT techniques and skills in your practice tomorrow!
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Daniel J. Moran, Ph.D., BCBA-D, is the past-president of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science, the international ACT organization with over 8,000 members worldwide. He wrote the first case conceptualization manual for Acceptance and Commitment Therapy entitled ACT in Practice (New Harbinger), and served on the first ACT training committee.
As a Recognized ACT trainer in the ACBS community, Dr. Moran has an engaging training style has led him to be an invited keynote speaker for many events in the last decade. He has been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Network, TLC, and The Discovery Channel discussing the treatment of many clinical disorders, and he has also published several articles and book chapters, including publications with CBT pioneer Albert Ellis and ACT pioneer Steven Hayes.
Dr. Moran founded the MidAmerican Psychological Institute and has a passion for applying ACT principles in important areas outside of the clinic, such as the boardroom or construction sites. He established Pickslyde Consulting and the Institute for Higher Performance in order to bring mindfulness and value-directed commitment skills to the workplace to improve safety, innovation, and leadership. Dr. Moran has utilized ACT in work implementations and clinical training sites on six continents and in all 50 of the United States.
Financial: Daniel Moran is the Executive Director for MidAmerican Psychological Institute. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Daniel Moran has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
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