Course Description

In this workshop, you can expect to learn about: 

  • ACT as an option for group treatments.
  • Why ACT would be a desired therapy style for group treatment.
  • ACT vs. treatment as usual for groups, similarities and differences.
  • The ACT therapist's stance in a group context.
  • Exploring the hexaflex ACT processes in a group context.
  • ACT group treatment skills and interventions.
  • Experiential exercises.

Suggested readings:
Luoma, J. B., Hayes, S. C., & Walser, R. D. (2007). Learning ACT: An acceptance and commitment therapy skills-training manual for therapists. New Harbinger Publications.
Westrup, D., & Wright, M. J. (2017). Learning ACT for Group Treatment: An Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Skills Training Manual for Therapists. Context Press.
Stoddard, J. A., & Afari, N. (2014). The Big Book of ACT Metaphors: A Practitioner’s Guide to Experiential Exercises and Metaphors in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.


For more information contact the Faculty of Social Work Professional Development office:

Email: fswprofessionaldevelopment@wlu.ca
Phone: 519-884-0710 ext. 5235

Cancellations and Transfers
Be sure to carefully review our cancellation and transfer information before registering.

Website: wlu.ca/fswpd

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
ACT for Groups
Workshop Remote
W, Th
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Feb 15, 2023 to Feb 16, 2023
Schedule and Location
Total Hours
Delivery Options
Workshop Remote  
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee non-credit $360.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Notes

InstructorAnathèle Zamor, OT, RP

Location: This workshop is being held remotely through Zoom. 

Website: wlu.ca/fswpd

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