Training & Research on Acceptance & Commitment Therapy & Evidence-Based Therapy

Upcoming Workshops:

October 26 and 27, 2018, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm · Portland, OR · Details

This two-day workshop provides a thorough overview of the theory, principles, and techniques of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. It is intended for those who are relatively new to ACT and for those who have done some reading on their own about ACT but who may not have had the opportunity to participate in more experiential learning, practice case conceptualization, and receive feedback while practicing using the ACT model. Read more

April 12 and 13, 2019, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm · Portland, OR · Details

In this two-day workshop, participants learn to apply a simple but effective behavioral framework for doing ACT. Throughout the workshop, participants will practice functional analyses of streams of therapist and client behavior in such a way as to inform the moment-to-moment therapeutic interaction to enhance psychological flexibility. Read more

September 28, 2019, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm · Portland, OR · Details

This six-hour workshop explains the stress-and-coping theory of forgiveness and how it has been adapted into the evidence-based practice in psychology, REACH Forgiveness. REACH Forgiveness has been shown efficacious in over 30 randomized controlled trials in many labs around the world. It has been delivered in individual psychotherapy, couple therapy, parent training, family therapy, psychoeducational groups, do-it-yourself manuals, internet-delivered interventions, group therapy, and books. Read more


Free Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Peer Consultation Group

Second Friday of every month from 3:30-5:30pm

It’s easy to get isolated and disconnected from the support of other professionals, leading to reduced vitality at work and burnout. One antidote to isolation is collaboration and community. Portland Psychotherapy hosts a free peer consultation group for therapists who are interested in developing and maintaining their ACT skills. Read more.


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