2020-2021 Catalog 
    Jun 20, 2024  
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSYD 731 - Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Unit(s): 2

This course will introduce students to the science, theory, and practice of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). An overview of the history and theoretical foundation of ACT will be provided. The course will promote an understanding of how the core processes in ACT (acceptance/willingness, cognitive defusion, being present, self as context, values, and committed action) compare to other evidence-based psychotherapy treatments. There will be a focus on the development of skills in ACT through didactic, interactive, and experiential learning.

Restriction: College restricted to School of Nursing and Health Professions; Degree restricted to Doctor of Psychology; Program restricted to PSYD-Clinical Psychology,
School of Nursing and Health Professions

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