Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in stuttering therapy
Abstract: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a mindfulness-based CBT approach which aims to increase individuals’ psychological flexibility. This 60-minute webinar will be a ‘taster’, introducing participants to some of key principles of ACT as well as some experiential activities to bring these to life. There will be an opportunity for questions and discussion, and avenues for further developing your knowledge of ACT will be provided.
Speaker: Jane Harley is a Clinical Lead Speech and Language Therapist at the Michael Palin Centre, London. She has a post-graduate diploma in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and over 20 years experience using CBT in her clinical practice with young people and adults who stammer. In the last 10 years she has incorporated mindfulness-based approaches, including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), into her clinical work. Jane runs training courses in ACT for SLPs and has published a number of articles on the use of ACT with people who stammer.