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Choices that Matter: Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

1 CE Hour

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An introduction to the foundational concepts of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). This presentation explores the current state of research on the efficacy of ACT, the 6 core concepts comprising ACT, and practical ways to implement ACT and its concepts into therapy.

Target Audience
  • Counselors
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
Learning Objectives
  • Discuss the current research base for the efficacy of ACT
  • Identify the 6 core concepts of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Discuss the role of mindfulness in ACT Apply 6 core concepts of ACT to various treatment settings; including general mental health, addiction, and family treatment.

This program has been approved for 1.0 continuing education clock hours by the Louisiana Counseling Association as authorized by the Louisiana Professional Counselor Licensing Board of Examiners.

Addiction Counselors

This course has been approved by, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #198061, is responsible for all aspects of the programing. Counselor Skill Group: Counseling Services.


1.0 Credit – Click here to review Accreditation

Full Details: Learner Notification

Social Workers, #1766, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 03/31/2022 – 03/31/2025. Social workers completing this course receive 1 Clinical continuing education credits.
ASWB ACE credit is not available in NY and NJ.

CE Policy and this educator have no conflicts of interest and have not received any commercial support for this program or its contents.
Andrew Ahles

Andrew graduated with his Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Oral Roberts University in 2012, and is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. He is currently the lead therapist in the Family Therapy program at Sante Center for Healing, an inpatient rehab facility in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Prior to coming to Santé, he worked in community mental health and addiction treatment in Oklahoma. In addition to helping his patients and their families, Andrew is passionate about developing resources for therapists to hone their skills. He has given multiple presentations on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, problem gambling, and other topics in both academic and professional settings.

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