This virtual live training is designed to help clinicians enhance their ability to apply an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) approach in their work with individual therapy clients. Participants will review the core concepts of ACT and learn about ways to take these skills from initial conceptualization to clinical implementation. All levels of experience are welcome and no prior experience with ACT is needed. 6 CE credit hours will be provided upon completion of the course.
- Deepen understanding of ACT psychological flexibility model and the 6 core processes of change
- Improve ability to assess for psychological inflexibility processes and patterns within clients.
- Learn strategies to target, model and support the core processes of change.
- Practice applying ACT concepts for assessment, conceptualization, and clinical intervention using case examples.
Frannie Siegel, MSW, LCSW: [email protected]
Frannie Siegel is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and a Clinical Development Supervisor at AMK Counseling in Chicago, IL. Using a strengths based and client centered approach, Frannie works with clients to empower them to challenge their perspectives and work towards finding meaningful purpose in their lives. Her clinical experience and interests include working with clients who experience anxiety, depression, grief/loss, life transitions, comorbid conditions, executive functioning building and self esteem concerns. Frannie specializes in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and offers ACT-focused training and consultation.
Emily B. Kidd, EdS, LCPC: [email protected]
Emily Kidd is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) and the Clinical Director at AMK Counseling in Chicago, IL. Using a collaborative and client centered approach, Emily works with clients to develop the skills needed to navigate life’s experiences and lead more authentic and fulfilling lives. Her clinical experience and interests include working with clients who experience anxiety, depression, grief/loss, life transitions, identity development and relational concerns. Emily specializes in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and offers ACT-focused trainings and consultation. She is also an Adjunct Faculty at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (Chicago Campus).