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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)



This section is for Researchers, Providers, & Helpers

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Continuing Education

This section brings together free in-depth Continuing Education resources for the Professional community concerned with trauma.

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

  • Date Created: 01/25/2012
  • Time to Complete: 1 hour
  • Credits: APA, ASWB
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Course Series: PTSD 101

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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Author(s):

Robyn Walser, PhD

Sonja Batten, PhD


The purpose of this PTSD 101 course is to describe the theoretical underpinnings and clinical application of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) as it could be applied to PTSD.

The presenters also describe the limited empirical support for delivering ACT to persons with PTSD and discuss the need for more research.

Goals and Objectives

  • Describe Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT): Overview and theoretical underpinnings
  • Review the state of the evidence
  • Explore the six core processes used in ACT and introduce their clinical application
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