ACT Workshop for the CBT Alliance of Thailand

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Dr Dan Seal was invited to give a pre-conference workshop on Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) to the CBT Alliance of Thailand on the 25th October 2023. The participants were psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists and counsellors who have received training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.

To provide an experiential and time-condensed introduction to ACT a modified version of the ReFlex Program was presented in a single day.

The workshop encouraged the participants to interact with each other and discuss how they might apply the concepts to themselves and others.

Workshop agenda

Part 1: Finding the path to a happier life

9:00 Introducing Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)

9:30 How to be happy

10:30 15 minute break

10.45 What’s difficult & how we get trapped

12:00 Lunch

Part 2: Skills to help us stay on the path to a happier life

13:00 How to Zoom out, choose & zoom in

13:15 Attention training

14:00 Building habits with the 7Rs

14:30 15 minute break

14:45 Allowing emotions

15:15 Unhooking from thoughts

15:45 Summary and further questions

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