Acceptance & Commitment Therapy Fundamentals*

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This course provides an overview of the latest developments in Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT). ACT is a part of the third wave of cognitive behavioral therapies, and has grown to prominence over the past decade as a processed based therapy targeting psychological wellbeing rather than symptom reduction. Learn the ins-and-outs of ACT through a down-to-earth, conversational approach. This training will include recent developments in ACT as of 2019.


  •  Define functional contextualism as it pertains to the therapeutic process.
  • Explain the six core targets of psychological flexibility.
  • Describe the six core fundamental human yearnings.
  • Conceptualize client cases using ACT terminology
Target Audience: Psychologists, Social Workers, Addiction Counselors, LMFT, & Licensed Professional Counselors
Content level: Beginner to intermediate
2 CE hour credits approved by ASWB, NAADAC & NBCC
State Board Approval
TX 2041-19
ADACBGA # 19-12-17-1212
FCB # 5387-A
VCB EP # 143
OCDP BOARD # 20-20 – 777766 (C8)

Course Features

  • Lectures 2
  • Quizzes 2
  • Duration 2 hours
  • Skill level All levels
  • Language English
  • Students 188
  • Certificate Yes
  • Assessments Self

    • Lecture1.1
      Acceptance & Commitment Therapy Fundamentals*

    • Lecture2.1
      Acceptance & Commitment Therapy Fundamentals*
  • QUIZ 1

    • Quiz3.1
      Acceptance & Commitment Therapy Fundamentals* 15 questions
    • Quiz4.1
      Acceptance & Commitment Therapy Fundamentals* 15 questions
Jacob Martinez is a licensed professional counselor and expert in Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT). He has presented nationally on the topics of Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, psychological flexibility, and mindfulness. Jacob specializes in using the ACT Matrix, a graphical user interface for analyzing human behavior, and in creating novel ACT interventions. His goal is to help clinicians become fluent in ACT and to be able to think outside the books/box. Jacob is an active member of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS), and served as the president of the Texas Chapter of ACBS from 2017-2018. He regularly offers training and consultations to professionals interested in ACT, and is always glad to answer questions and provide resources to clinicians to help them become the best they can be. He currently works in private practice in Kenosha, Wisconsin. When he is not thinking about ACT, Jacob is an avid Texas-style BBQ-er and brisket smoker.