Acceptance and Commitment Therapy ACT ACCREDITED CERT
What you’ll learn
Theoretical & practical knowledge of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
What psychotherapy & counselling sessions involve
How to practice ‘acceptance’ & mindfulness in daily life
How to identify values and enhance own life!
Your interest in Psychology & Therapy
You have a general idea about psychotherapy, counselling
You are eager to learn about Acceptance & Commitment Therapy!
Are you interested in learning about ‘Acceptance and Commitment Therapy’?Perhaps you have heard that Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a very effective tool for treating depression, anxiety, and many other psychological disorders. Did you know that ACT is also a great tool for managing our own thoughts and behaviours, improving our emotions and moods on daily basis?In this course you will take 34 informative lectures taught by UK Research Psychologist and international lecturer on Psychology & Counselling – Elmira Strange, MPhil. In this course you will find out about many interesting ACT aspects (such as ‘Acceptance’ and ‘Identifying Your Values’) that you will be able to use for yourself and when working with other people.In this course you will learn for example, what ‘Psychological Flexibility’ is and why you have to develop this skill if you want to feel more satisfied with your life. You will also learn how to practice ‘Mindfulness’ and ‘Acceptance’ in your daily life so that your cognitive state became more balanced over time. You will also find out why ‘chasing happiness’ is not such a good idea after all and what you can do about it.You will also understand how to use ‘metaphors’ for managing your own thoughts and emotions so that you could regain control of what you think and how you feel on daily basis.At the end of the course you will have access to 2 BONUS Lectures: “Stress & Anxiety Management” and “Psychology of Alcohol and Drug Addictions”P.S. This course is now fully accredited by the IAOTH – International Association of Therapists!P.P.S. At the end of the course you will see the instructions on how to obtain your certificate of completion.
Section 1: Introduction to the Course
Lecture 1 About the Tutor
Lecture 2 About the Course
Section 2: Introduction to the Course
Lecture 3 What is ACT?
Lecture 4 Steven C.Hayes and ACT
Section 3: The Principles of ACT
Lecture 5 Relational Frame Theory (RFT)
Lecture 6 Foundations of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Lecture 7 The Model of ACT
Lecture 8 Why ‘stuck’ but ‘not broken’?
Lecture 9 What is ‘Psychological Flexibility’ and why it’s Important?
Lecture 10 The Therapeutic Relationship in ACT
Section 4: Core Processes in ACT
Lecture 11 Acceptance
Lecture 12 Cognitive Defusion
Lecture 13 Contacting the Present Moment (Being Present)
Lecture 14 The Observing Self (‘Self as Context’)
Lecture 15 Values (Understanding your values)
Lecture 16 Committed Action
Section 5: Positive Psychology and The Happiness Trap
Lecture 17 ‘The Happiness Trap’
Lecture 18 Getting ‘Unstuck’
Lecture 19 The Issues with Thoughts
Lecture 20 Why ‘Suppressing Thoughts’ is not always helpful
Lecture 21 Experiential Avoidance
Lecture 22 Acceptance Vs Letting Go
Section 6: When Emotions Don’t Want to Disappear..
Lecture 23 Why self-doubt is a ‘normal’ phenomena
Lecture 24 Why Emotional Pain is so persistent
Lecture 25 Normalising clients’ struggles with their emotions
Lecture 26 Dealing with feelings from ‘the past’
Section 7: ACT in Practice
Lecture 27 The ‘Passengers on The Bus’ Exercise
Lecture 28 ‘The Struggle Switch’ Exercise
Lecture 29 ‘Thanking Your Mind’ Exercise
Lecture 30 Positive Thinking and Cognitive Restructuring
Lecture 31 ACT for Mental Health Disorders
Section 8: Bonus Section :
Lecture 32 BONUS 1: Stress- and Anxiety Management
Lecture 33 BONUS 2: Psychology of Alcohol & Drug Addictions
Section 9: 34 Thank You and Good Bye!
Lecture 34 34 Thank You and Good Bye!
Section 10: Final Quiz
Lecture 35 Obtaining your certificate
Everyone who is interested in learning new psychology & therapy related topics,Students who want to work as therapists, psychologists, or coaches,Professionals working in helping (caring) spheres or mental health settings,Anyone who genuinely want to transform their thinking into more positive one!
Udemy | English | 6h 38m | 5.66 GB
Created by: Elmira Strange, MPhil, Dip
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