TBC, 2022

This workshop enables you to practise using ACT with more precision, flexibility and heart. It uses demonstrations, experiential exercises, role-plays, real-plays and self-reflection to develop your experiential understanding of ACT’s basic processes.

Key workshop topics include:

  • Troubleshooting values
  • Increasing client awareness of self
  • Using RFT principles to sharpen your clinical observations and focus your therapeutic questions
  • Helping clients observe and track their own experiences
  • Developing your own psychological flexibility
  • ACT formulation
  • Maintaining an ACT stance

Join us for a thought-provoking, interactive and fun two days.

Lunches and morning teas are included.

Designed for:

Mental health clinicians who have completed our Introduction to ACT Workshop, or a 2-day equivalent workshop with another ACT trainer.


This workshop has limited places.  Register through eventbrite once dates are confirmed.

About your trainers:

Giselle Bahr and Ben Sedley are clinical psychologists and co-founders of ACT Wellington. They have been using ACT in their practice for over 10 years, and have been trained and supervised by many of the world’s leading ACT therapists and researchers. Giselle and Ben have both 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. Giselle facilitates groups introducing ACT to Parents. Ben wrote Stuff that Sucks: Accepting what you can’t change and committing to what you can, which introduces ACT ideas to teenagers and Stuff That’s Loud: A Teen’s Guide to Unspiralling When OCD Gets Noisy (co-authored with Lisa Coyne).