The current study group of nine members will soon be splitting into two smaller groups, creating openings for several new members in each of the resulting groups. Read more….
A second ACT Study Group is likely to start soon given the amount of interest that has been expressed recently. This second group is likely to meet once per month for 90 minutes either at the beginning or end of the day or over the lunch hour (noon to 1:30 pm) on a Monday or Wednesday. Read more.
I am planning to start a Health & Behavior Study Group for therapists and healthcare professionals interested in wellness promotion and the relationship between physical health and emotional health including health psychology, behavior medicine, primary care behavioral health, and related topics. If you know anyone who may be interested or is gearing up for the evolving role of behavioral health in healthcare settings, please forward them this link. Thanks.
The next Strategies: Living Well with Anxiety and Depression group series should begin in early September. You can learn more about the Strategies group or express interest in this group here.
There has been significant interest in the Strategies: Living Well with Anxiety and Depression group. Based on recent feedback, it appears that an agreeable day/time for this may be Tuesdays @ noon or early afternoon. You can learn more about the Strategies group or express interest in this group here.
I am currently developing several new programs for folks who have attended introductory workshops and are looking to further develop their skills. Please visit the ACT Core Skills page for details and the ACT in New England page for dates of these workshops as they are confirmed. As always, you can sign up to receive notifications.
I am currently developing several different groups for substance abuse and addiction. Each has its own focus on different aspects or phases of recovery.
- Wise Paths. This ten-week course will introduce members to strategies for enhancing traditional recovery approaches (e.g., 12 step approaches) with an exciting, innovative form of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) known as acceptance & commitment therapy (ACT). Read more.
- Unhooked. Strategies and support for folks struggling with behavioral addictions (nonchemical addictions and other compulsive behaviors) such as gambling and internet use. Read more
- Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention. Part group, part class, this eight-week course will introduce members to a range of strategies, adding practical mindfulness skills to a set of core relapse prevention skills. Read more.
- Mindful Recovery. Explore and develop your unique recovery path borrowing the best ideas and practices from both Eastern traditions and Western recovery models and psychology. Read more.