Introducing

with Dr. Russ Harris


Introducing

with Dr. Russ Harris


trainers

20,000+
Health professionals trained worldwide

Creator of ACT
materials for the

World Health Organization

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Books

Author of the world’s
best-selling ACT book:
The Happiness Trap

Introducing
ACT Inner Circle
A six month supportive mentoring experience
to help you develop genuine ACT mastery.

Featured courses for all health professionals

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ACT for Beginners

This action-packed and interactive 8-week course takes you step-by-step through the entire ACT model in a way that’s both engaging and entertaining. Animations bring to life fundamental ACT concepts while video clips show real therapy sessions in action.

There are also audio clips, online forums, and much more – all designed to help you learn the basic principles of the ACT theory and use it in your practice immediately.

24 Hours | 8 Weeks
Course starts on
October 18
Early registration now on

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ACT Advanced

This intensive and interactive 8-week advanced course digs deeper into the ACT model. If you want to upgrade your skills and knowledge to provide more impact to your therapy sessions, this course will help you.

Focusing in on real therapy sessions and role-playing exercises, you’ll become more fluent and flexible with your interventions, helping more of your clients get better outcomes in less time.

24 Hours | 8 Weeks
Course starts on
October 25
Early registration now on

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ACT & Mindfulness for Trauma
An in-depth, integrated approach

An integrated, in-depth advanced level course that is intensely practical, with a strong emphasis on skill development and in-session interventions.

You’ll discover a treasure-trove of simple but powerful tools, techniques and processes that you can immediately start using to enhance your work with the entire spectrum of trauma-related dysfunction, and help your clients rapidly progress to post-traumatic growth.

24 Hours | 8 Weeks
Course starts on
October 18
Early registration now on

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ACT for Adolescents

This advanced level 6 week specialty course specifically focuses on adapting core ACT processes for children and adolescents. A range of renowned ACT experts from around the world, including Darin Cairns (Australia), Chris McCurry (USA), and Sheri Turrell (Canada), will demonstrate their approaches to treating adolescents.

Each week you’ll see one or two experts demonstrating their specific youth-based ACT interventions, followed by analysis and in-depth discussion of the approach with Russ.

Course coming soon
Here’s what people have been saying
about the online training courses
judith

“Thank you so much for offering this wonderful course. It truly resonates with my way of learning. You and your team deserve a lot of credit. The course is well-organized and the videos really keep it interesting and enjoyable.”

Judith Bayog
Psychologist
Boston, United States

wendy

“I am enjoying the course immensely! It is so thorough, clear and practical! I had high expectations for this course and they sure were exceeded. I am very impressed and excited about how ACT can genuinely change lives.”

Wendy Eggins
Occupational Therapist
Brisbane, Australia

Heather

“I am finding this course to be extremely helpful in focusing my work with my clients. I have used the Choice Point worksheet with many of my clients and have only had good responses to it.”

Heather Power
Registered Psychologist
Nova Scotia, Canada

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There’s a course for everyone. Register your interest »

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What the co-creators of ACT are saying about Dr. Russ Harris

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Russ Harris is brilliant in his ability to sniff out needless complexity and present complex clinical ideas in an accessible way. He has brought his clinical creativity to new methods and new ways of getting to the heart of these issues with clients. That is a great combination and a significant contribution.

Dr. Steven Hayes – Co-creator of ACT

Ph.D. University of Nevada

More about Dr. Steven Hayes...

Steve is Nevada Foundation Professor at the Department of Psychology at the University of Nevada. An author of over 35 books and over 500 scientific articles, his career has focused on an analysis of the nature of human language and cognition and the application of this to the understanding and alleviation of human suffering.

Steve has been President of Division 25 of the APA, of the American Association of Applied and Preventive Psychology, the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science, and of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. He was the first Secretary-Treasurer of the Association for Psychological Science, which he helped form and has served a 5 year term on the National Advisory Council for Drug Abuse in the National Institutes of Health.

Visit: stevenchayes.com

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Russ Harris is the consummate ACT clinician and a dynamite trainer. He makes ACT concepts easy to understand and implement in real time clinical practice. He has a real passion for ACT work and his training methods are absolutely first rate. I would highly recommend his training system to anyone who really wants to learn the ins and outs of ACT!

Dr. Kirk D. Strosahl – Co-creator of ACT

Ph.D., coauthor of The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Depression

More about Dr. Kirk D. Strosahl...

Kirk D. Strosahl, PhD, is cofounder of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), a cognitive behavioral approach that has gained widespread adoption in the mental health and substance-abuse communities. He is coauthor of Brief Interventions for Radical Change and other core ACT books. Strosahl works as a practicing psychologist at Central Washington Family Medicine, a community health center providing health care to medically underserved patients. He also teaches family medicine physicians how to use the principles of mindfulness and acceptance in general practice. Strosahl lives in Zillah, WA.

Visit: newharbinger.com