Following this presentation, participants will be able to:
1.) Describe an acceptance-based behavioral model for anxiety and apply it to their clients
2.) Describe how to guide clients in identifying what matters to them
3.) Describe how to work with clients to develop values-based actions to try throughout their week.
4.) Describe how to guide clients in using mindfulness skills to identify opportunities for values-based actions and to attend to the actions they engage in.
Lizabeth Roemer, Ph.D. obtained her doctorate in clinical psychology from The Pennsylvania State University. She serves as Professor of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Boston. She is author of Acceptance Based Behavioral Therapies: Treating Anxiety and Related Challenges, Worry Less, Live More: The Mindful Way Through Anxiety Workbook and several other publications. For more about her background and contributions to psychology visit https://roemerlab-umb.com/roemer/
This presentation is intended for licensed mental health professionals and advanced graduate student trainees seeking licensure and with some clinical experience. The instructional level of this presentation is intermediate and it is recommended that participants have some background in mindfulness.
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