Incorporating Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) with Clients who Stutter: An Experiential Journey

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  • Author
    Scott Palasik, Ph.D.
  • Level
  • CEU
    2.5 hours
  • Video time
    2:25 hours
  • Exams
  • Language
  • Audience
    Speech-Language Pathologists, Psychologists, Counselors

Learn a new way to help your clients who stutter

In this webinar you will learn about Acceptance and Commitment Therapy or ACT. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy is a mindfulness and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) based approach that assists clients in living a valued-based life through the development of psychological flexibility. During this experiential training, presenters will guide attendees through exercises to help them better understand each of the six core principles of ACT.

What are YOU going to learn today?

  1. List the six core principles of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  2. Define psychological flexibility
  3. Describe three ways to implement ACT into therapy sessions with people who stutter.

Course contents

Scott Palaski, Ph.D.

Speech-Language Pathologist and founding partner of 3C Digital Media Network

Scott values compassion and kindness toward himself and others. He values honesty and the power of creative expression. With these core values, Scott chose to pursue a life of helping others with communication disorders as a skilled Speech-Language Pathologist.
As a person who stutters, Scott has seen the ups and downs of struggling with daily communication and what comes with trying to manage the negative perceptions both internally and externally about communication disorder.
With 3C, Scott hopes to spread the idea that we can all support each other with education, collaboration of ideas, and to help us all build social capital for an accepting and caring community of communicators.