TBC, 2021
Wellington, Auckland

Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) is the most effective treamtent for OCD. ACT enhances ERP therapy with increasing precision and connecting behaviour to client values. This one day workshop will cover:

  • how to use Exposure and Response Prevention in therapy
  • the inhibitory learning approach to exposure therapy
  • how ACT can increase engagement and the effectiveness of ERP.
  • how to avoid common pitfalls

Lunch and morning tea included.

Designed for:

Mental health clinicians of any discipline. Prior knowledge of ACT and ERP is an advantage but not required for this workshop.

About your trainers:

Ben Sedley is a clinical psychologist and co-founder of ACT Wellington. He has been using ACT in his practice for over 10 years, and has been trained and supervised by many of the world’s leading ACT therapists and researchers. Ben has worked at Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, in private practice with adults and adolescents, and trained new clinical psychology students at Victoria University of Wellington. Ben wrote Stuff that Sucks: Accepting what you can’t change and committing to what you can which introduces ACT to teenagers and Stuff That’s Loud: A Teen’s Guide to Unspiralling When OCD Gets Noisy (co-authored with Lisa Coyne).