Save the Date - September 15-16, 2018!
ACT for Couples -
Accepting Differences & Committing to Intimacy – 13 CE Credit Hours
Featuring: Benjamin Schoendorff, MA, MSc
Course Description: Couples work is an area where
acceptance and compassion can make a significant difference. Couples in
distress rarely need conflict-management skills, they need to learn how to
accept their and their partners' feelings and vulnerabilities and to reconnect
in those moments when they feel distressed.
this workshop you'll explore an effective framework for integrating the best of
contemporary couples work strategies and focus your interventions around both
partners shared values. You'll discover how to help couples learn to mindfully
reconnect, become the partners they want to be, and build the intimate
relationships they most deeply crave.
also explore how the intuitive acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) matrix
model (Polk, Schoendorff, Webster, and Olaz, 2016) can be used to integrate the
most effective elements of integrative couples therapy and emotion-focused
therapy (EFT). You'll also explore how functional analytic psychotherapy (FAP)
and ACT can help distressed couple to quickly reconnect around what matters
most to them.
workshop will include didactic presentations and experiential exercises, so
come prepared to practice therapeutic approaches in real time.
For a full course description and to register: