Live Online | Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: Introduction to Mindful and Behavior Change Processes in the Service of Meaning with Dr. Robyn Walser

$ 389.00

Live Online :  June 27-28, 2024

Training Begins: 8:30am MST ( 7:30am PT, 9:30am CT, 10:30am ET)
Check-in opens: 8:00am MST ( 7:00am PT, 9:00am CT, 10:00am ET)

Delve into the world of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Discover the six core processes, from cognitive defusion to committed action, and gain insights into the psychological flexibility model. Learn to guide clients through present-moment awareness, value clarification, and acceptance of thoughts and emotions without judgment. Advance your therapeutic approach with actionable strategies to foster psychological and behavioral flexibility. Don’t miss this opportunity to deepen your practice and empower your clients towards powerful, life-enhancing choices.




Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: Introduction to Mindful and Behavior Change Processes in the Service of Meaning

Robyn D. Walser, Ph.D.

Time & Date June 27-28, 2024 at 8:30am MST(Thur-Fri)
Format Live Online via Zoom


Educational Objectives

By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  1. Define the six core processes of ACT, including cognitive defusion, acceptance, present moment awareness, self-as-context, values clarification, and committed action.
  2. Describe the psychological flexibility model and how it relates to human suffering and behavior change.
  3. Explain present moment awareness, helping clients to develop mindfulness skills.
  4. Identify the roles of values in treatment to assist clients in identifying their values and setting goals aligned with their values.
  5. Explain how clients defuse unhelpful thoughts and develop a healthier relationship with their thinking.
  6. Explain the concept of acceptance and teach clients how to accept their thoughts and emotions without judgment.
  7. Use behavioral activation strategies to encourage clients to engage in meaningful and values-based actions.
  8. Explain using the Hexaflex model to assess and conceptualize clients’ difficulties and plan appropriate interventions.


Program Agenda

Times are subject to change and are shown in Mountain Standard Time (MST)

DAY 1: June 27, 2024

Day 1 Thursday Morning Session
8:00 am MST
(7:00am PT
10:00am ET)
Online Check-in Opens
8:30 am MST
(7:30am PT
10:30am ET)
Training Overview
Introduction of Acceptance Commitment Therapy
Core Processes of ACT
10:00 am 15 Minute Break
10:15 am Breakout Exercise
Didactic – Psychological Flexibility
Live Role Play with Dr. Walser
12:00 pm Break for Lunch (75 Min. )
Day 1 Thursday Afternoon Session
1:15 pm Didactic – Mindfulness and Awareness
Group Exercise
2:45 pm 15 Minute Break
3:00 pm Values and Goal Setting in ACT
Live Demonstration with Dr. Walser
4:45 pm Open Discussion – Q&A
5:00 pm End Session

Day 2: June 28, 2024

Day 2  Friday Morning Session
8:00 am MST
(7:00am PT
10:00am ET)
Online Check-in Opens
8:30 am MST
(7:30am PT
10:30am ET)
Didactic – Cognitive Defusion
Demonstration Role-play
10:00 am 15 Minute Break
10:15 am Didactic – Acceptance (Thoughts and Emotion without judgement)
Group Exercise
12:00 pm Break for Lunch (75 Min.)
Day 2 Friday Afternoon Session
1:15 pm Didactic – Values based actions
Hexaflex Part 1
2:45 pm 15 Minute Break
3:00 pm Hexaflex Part 2
Live Demonstration with Dr. Walser
4:45 pm Closing remarks and Q&A
5:00 pm End Session

Additional information

CE Details

This training is approved for 13 CE Hours by various Associations Check the CE Association Approvals for Details

13 CE Credits/Hours are approved for attending, live online or in-person, and you must attend the entire workshop. No partial credit is approved. Requirements and instructions may vary depending on the accrediting bodies, professional organizations affiliated with your license, and each state's licensing board. We try to align our workshops with relevant guidelines and standards issued by approved professional association. However, confirming that this program's content and CE hours offered meet the specific criteria set forth by your licensing board or organization is advisable.

Each state has different regulations for CE credits. Please check with your state board to ensure credit will be applicable to your needs. The CE sponsors and program organizers are not to be held responsible in the event that your state board will not accept credit. Check back frequently as new approvals of this program may be added leading up to the event.

All attendees will be required to check in and out at breaks, attend the workshop in full, and complete the course evaluation in order to earn CE credit and a certificate of completion at no extra charge.
Please note that this program has only been approved in its entirety therefore partial credit will be given for partial attendance. Attendees should complete all required steps to earn CE credit and receive a completion certificate within 30 days after the conclusion of the workshop.

CE Association Approvals

NBCC –Suncrest Counseling P.C. has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7258. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Suncrest Counseling P.C. is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. ACEP No. 7258, 13 CE Hours

NASW –This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886691963-5128) for 13 continuing education contact hours.

NASW-NJ – This program is under review

OPA-MCE – Suncrest Counseling is an Ohio Psychological Association – Mandatory Continuing Education Approved Provider. (Provider #562578009, 13 CE Credits)

The program is out for review.

If your association is not listed, Suncrest can provide a certificate of completion for this workshop for participants who completed the full workshop, attended each session, and also completed the evaluation survey within seven days of the training. The certificate will be for 13 Continuing Education Lecture Hours.

Refund and Cancelations Policy

Cancellations must be made in writing and emailed to and will be honored as follows:
Suncrest is happy to offer refunds to registrants of both live and live-online trainings who cancel their registration no less than 10 days in advance of the course or workshop start date, minus an administrative processing fee of $75. If canceled within 10 days before the event, refunds will not be issued. In some cases, a credit for the same amount can be applied toward another future learning event – credit expires within 1 year.

In the rare case that an event needs to be cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control, we will make every effort to notify attendees with as much advance notice as possible. Attendees will be given the opportunity to attend the event on the new date or transfer tuition to another event.

We don’t provide refunds due to:
Attendee technology problems: It is the responsibility of the webinar attendee to test their computer setup prior to the start of the webinar. If a technical failure at your home or workplace prevents access to the live webinar, you are not eligible for a refund. If the technical problem is due to our error, we will consider issuing a refund. Where video recordings are possible – access to the recording of the program will be available for up to 60 days. Only live attendance is eligible for CE credits and a certificate of completion.

Attendee email issues: Refunds will not be issued in cases where an attendee did not receive the webinar login instruction email due to issues like restricted emails, bounced emails, or any other system issues. It is the attendee’s responsibility to contact us if they don’t receive the required login information at least 24 hours prior to the start time of the webinar

No shows: Registrants who do not attend or participate in the live seminar in-person or online will not be entitled to a refund. For events that are recorded the video will be available a few days following the event and for up to 60 days. Only live attendance is eligible for CE credits.

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