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  • An Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

    Andrea Harrison

    Thank you Ian for this excellent online training resource in ACT, it is extremely well presented and delivered. The content is very detailed and thorough, it...

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    Thank you Ian for this excellent online training resource in ACT, it is extremely well presented and delivered. The content is very detailed and thorough, it has certainly given me the foundations in ACT and left me wanting to learn more.

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Course curriculum

  • 1
    Welcome to the course!
    • Who am I?
    • What will you learn on the Introduction to ACT course?
    • Before we begin...
  • 2
    How ACT is different
    • How ACT is different from other modalities of therapy
    • To Do ...
    • Dissecting the problem
  • 3
    The ACT Matrix
    • The ACT Matrix
    • To Do ...
  • 4
    The ACT Hexaflex
    • The ACT Hexaflex and the aim of ACT
    • The ACT Hexaflex to download
  • 5
    Values
    • Introduction to Values in ACT
    • Why Values are important
    • To Do ...
    • Visualisation exercise for Values
    • values card sort
  • 6
    Acceptance
    • Introduction to Acceptance
    • The Uninvited Guest metaphor
    • To Do ...
    • Feelings Eyes Closed Exercise
  • 7
    Defusion
    • Introduction to defusion
    • The Lemon Visualisation
    • Steps to defusion
    • To Do ...
    • The Over Enthusiastic Unhelpful Assistant
  • 8
    Self as Context
    • Introduction To Self As Context
    • To Do ...
    • Eyes Closed Exercise for Self As Context
  • 9
    Present Moment Awareness
    • Contact With The Present Moment
    • To Do ...
    • Present Moment Awareness Eyes Closed Exercise
  • 10
    Committed Action
    • Committed Action
    • To Do ...
    • The Willingness and Action Plan
  • 11
    Bringing It together
    • Bringing It Together
    • More Information
    • To Do ...

Instructor

Ian Tomlinson (UKCP Registered Psychotherapist)

  • Ian Tomlinson

    Trainer

    Ian Tomlinson

    Ian Tomlinson is an ACT Therapist and trainer. Ian delivers ACT training at both Introductory and Intermediate levels at his Therapy Centre in Manchester, UK. Ian is the Director of The Affinity Centre, an Advanced Imago Clinician and a Provisional Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst.