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Acceptance and Commitment Theory in Ketamine- and NOSC-Assisted Psychotherapies

Acceptance and Commitment Theory in Ketamine- and NOSC-Assisted Psychotherapies

 
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Workshop Description

This workshop will provide an introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), including the key concepts and its compatibility with KAP and NOSC-Assisted Psychotherapy. ACT is a therapeutic framework ideally suited for the preparation, guiding and integration of psychedelic experience. It will include lectures, clinical vignettes, mindfulness exercises and small group discussions.

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is gaining increasing support in the area of non-ordinary states of consciousness (NOSC)-Assisted Psychotherapies. It has been used in a variety of clinical studies, including studies done at Yale University and the Imperial College of London.

Teachings are appropriate for healthcare professionals as well as the general public. Healthcare professionals will be able to incorporate the tools and practices offered in this program in ways beneficial to clients or patients.

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the psychological flexibility model and its 6 components: acceptance, defusion, present moment awareness, self-as-context, values, and committed action.
  2. Describe how ACT concepts are reflected in psychedelic experiences.
  3. Demonstrate how ACT tools can be used for preparation and integration of psychedelic experiences.
Meet your Workshop Instructors:
Marina Bystritsky, PhD
I’m a licensed clinical psychologist working with people to help them achieve lasting changes and create more fulfilling life. I pride myself on providing evidence based, ethical and compassionate care to my clients. I offer ketamine-assisted psychotherapy and mindfulness-based approaches such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT). For well over twenty years, I have dedicated my life to helping my clients develop new habits achieve their goals and live happier lives.
Marina Bystritsky, PhD
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Polaris Insight Center
Extra Info

Dates: 

  • August 6th, 2024
  • October 12th, 2024

     

4hrs CE credit available, select CE option

Online workshop at 9 am – 1 pm PT (Pacific Time)

 

Instructor:

Marina Bystritsky, PhD

 

Target Audience:
This course is designed for mental health professionals – MDs, DOs, NDs, NPs, RNs, PsyDs, PhDs, LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCs, LEPs. Open to the public.

 

Accommodations:
To request accommodations for special needs, please email the program administrator at training@polarisinsight.com

 

Cancellation Policy:
Participants need to cancel up to 2 weeks in advance to receive a 100% refund (minus a $25 admin fee and payment processing fee). If cancelled after the 2-weeks-in-advance period they can use the credit for a future training or receive 50% refund (minus a $25 admin fee and payment processing fee).

 

Continuing Education:

  • Be sure to select the CE credit option when purchasing the course.
  • Upon completion of the course, you will receive a Certificate of Attendance for your credits.
  • Polaris Insight Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Polaris Insight Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
  • The California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE credits for LCSW, LPCC, LEP, and LMFT license renewal for programs offered by approved sponsors of CE by the American Psychological Association.
  • LCSWs, MFTs, and other mental health professionals from states other than California need to check with their state licensing board as to whether or not they accept programs offered by approved sponsors of CE by the American Psychological Association.
  • For questions about receiving your Certificate of Attendance or to report a grievance, contact training@polarisinsight.com