Speaker: Jane Harley, BA, MSc., (Psych Couns), PGDip CT, Trained to Teach .b, MRCSLT, Reg. HCPC., Clinical Lead Speech and Language Therapist at the Michael Palin Centre, London.
Date: Monday, February 15th, 2021
Time: 10:00am-11:30am EST (3pm-4:30pm GMT)
Description: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a mindfulness-based approach which aims to increase individuals’ psychological flexibility. This 90-minute webinar will be a ‘taster,’ introducing participants to theoretical underpinnings of ACT as well as some practical, clinical activities which can be used to introduce and develop these ideas with children, teenagers, and adults who stutter. There will be an opportunity to try these out experientially within the webinar and to discuss how SLPs can introduce mindfulness-based approaches to aspects of their work.
• Note: Please register if you can attend the LIVE event only. A recording will be available on our Streaming Video Site for a small fee ($10) within a few weeks.
• Target Audience: Speech-Language Pathologists*, Adults who Stutter
• There is no fee for this event.
• *This course is not eligible for CEUs at this time
Bio: Jane Harley is a Clinical Lead Speech and Language Therapist at the Michael Palin Centre, London. She has a post-graduate diploma in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and over 20 years experience using CBT in her clinical practice with young people and adults who stammer. In the last 10 years she has incorporated mindfulness-based approaches, including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), into her clinical work. Jane runs training courses in ACT for SLPs and has published a number of articles on the use of ACT with people who stammer.