11 episodes

ACT in Context is freely available to anyone, and its episodes will take listeners on a journey from the history and development of ACT through its clinical application and the future of the work. This podcast will primarily focus on ACT, but it will often touch upon several related issues such as behavioral principles, the underlying theory of language
(Relational Frame Theory) and philosophy of science. We hope that informal learners, potential consumers, researchers and clinicians alike find it useful.

ACT in Context Association for Contextual Behavioral Science

    • Social Sciences
    • 4.4 • 24 Ratings

ACT in Context is freely available to anyone, and its episodes will take listeners on a journey from the history and development of ACT through its clinical application and the future of the work. This podcast will primarily focus on ACT, but it will often touch upon several related issues such as behavioral principles, the underlying theory of language
(Relational Frame Theory) and philosophy of science. We hope that informal learners, potential consumers, researchers and clinicians alike find it useful.

    11: ACT with Adolescents with Dr. Louise Hayes

    11: ACT with Adolescents with Dr. Louise Hayes

    In this episode, Louise Hayes, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist and academic at the University of Melbourne, Australia, discusses the use of ACT principles for therapeutic intervention with adolescents. She describes how to make ACT fun and interesting for this age group, as well as the unique challenges of doing this work effectively.

    • 1 hr 44 min
    10: ACT for Coping with Trauma and PTSD with Robyn Walser

    10: ACT for Coping with Trauma and PTSD with Robyn Walser

    In this episode, Robyn D. Walser, Ph.D., of the Dissemination and Training Division of the Dept of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD and former president of ACBS, speaks to Jen and John about an ACT approach to treating individuals who have survived trauma and who struggle with post-traumatic stress. Listen and learn with Robyn as she discusses the role of acceptance, mindfulness, and values-based work to help individuals learn to live with, and live far beyond, their trauma histories.

    • 1 hr 47 min
    09: An Introduction to Committed ACTion with Daniel J. Moran

    09: An Introduction to Committed ACTion with Daniel J. Moran

    • 1 hr 31 min
    08: An Introduction to Values with Joanne Dahl

    08: An Introduction to Values with Joanne Dahl

    • 2 hrs 1 min
    07: An Introduction to Contacting the Present Moment with Kelly Wilson

    07: An Introduction to Contacting the Present Moment with Kelly Wilson

    • 1 hr 47 min
    06: An Introduction to Self-As-Context with Matthieu Villatte

    06: An Introduction to Self-As-Context with Matthieu Villatte

    • 1 hr 47 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

crtnyr ,

Great introduction to ACT

I am loving the podcast but finding it increasingly frustrating the way John interrupts Jen and others! Please try and be mindful of this as it’s obvious and very annoying for the listener.

saibaix ,

Good podcast

I've really enjoyed listening to your podcast. Both presenters are well informed in psychology and this has been a really nice way to get an in-depth look into ACT.
One small thing that is a bit of a time waster and unessecary is John's tendency to make statements and then ask "am I right?" and "is that correct?", awkward pause, waits for the person to confirm. This basic counselling technique that has no place in a podcast, you're trying to create a flow, and as someone who claims to have done a lot of podcasting I'm suprised you still do this.
Thanks for all the help!

Mhurrelbrink ,

A great series on ACT

Having experienced ACT as a client, the series has been a very accessible way to expand on what I learned and understand the principles to a depth not possible within the time limits of therapy.

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