Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Addiction: The Practice and the Science

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Wednesday, May 22, 12:00-1:00pm (PT), 11:00-12:00pm (AKT)
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 11:00 AM until noon
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
Cost Range

Host And Instructor

Northwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center
Jonathan Bricker, PhD

Training Overview Description

Northwest ATTC Webinar Series: This webinar will introduce Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), show how ACT is applied to treat addictions, and briefly survey the science supporting ACT for addictions. Clinical examples will help illustrate the treatment model.

Presenter: Jonathan Bricker, PhD is founder and leader of the Health and Behavioral Innovations in Technology (HABIT) Group. A licensed clinical psychologist, he is a Full Member in the Division of Public Health Sciences at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Dr. Bricker is also an Affiliate Professor in the UW Dept. of Psychology and since 2004 has had a private practice focusing on using ACT to treat addictions. His research currently focuses on developing and testing innovative interventions for addictions, especially those delivered via technology (web, smart phone, etc.). He currently serves as Senior Editor of the journal Addiction and has published over 80 peer-reviewed research articles in major scientific journals.

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