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ACT for Problematic Anger (JFKU)

October 11, 2014
John F Kennedy University
Pleasant Hill Campus, Room S224

A more in-depth look at ACT for adolescents and adults, at JFK Univ.

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Develop a deeper understanding of how to treat problematic anger using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). During the last decade, ACT has become an established therapy for a wide range of problems, including anger. Learn a user-friendly treatment for anger in adolescents and adults, in individual and group settings. Experiential exercises will be used extensively to learn basic ACT processes and key interventions. Learn how to assess, formulate & treat problem anger using this engaging, contemporary mindfulness-based therapy. Familiarity with the ACT model is assumed

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