The ACT Matrix: An Introduction to Acceptance Commitment Therapy

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Come to this interactive workshop that Dr. Polk has led all over the world. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy is an evidence-based therapy that is successful in treating a variety of issues. It has been shown to be extremely effective in helping people who are “stuck”. Dr. Polk’s ACT Matrix model streamlines the core processes. By the end of this workshop, you will be able to apply the basic principles of Dr. Polk’s ACT Matrix to help someone who is stuck in a pattern that is not working.

Contact Hours

6 Contact Hours

Presenter Biography

Kevin L. Polk, Ph.D. is a practicing clinical psychologist. For 26 years, he has helped people with a variety of problems including troubling trauma memories. For the past eleven years, he has dedicated himself to the study of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)—spending over 30,000 hours studying the philosophy and theory behind ACT, and eventually developing the ACT Matrix diagram. He has designed PTSD and Pain programs based on the ACT Matrix. He is also a peer-reviewed ACT trainer who is passionate about teaching others how to use the ACT Matrix to increase psychological flexibility and valued living. He is the co-editor of The ACT Matrix (2014) and co-author of The Essential Guide to the ACT Matrix (2016). You can find out more at

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