The next Annual Conference and Workshops will be held at:

Ballsbridge Hotel, Pembroke Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin.

on the:

4th & 5th December 2014

(Pre-Conference Workshops 2nd & 3rd December 2014)

BABCP CPD, BCBA CEU and PSI CPD points are available
and will be awarded to those attending the Conference


We have negotiated preferential rates at the following hotels

Ballsbridge Hotel (enter ACT14 in the promotional code). Phone +353 1 637 9300 or email

Clyde Court Hotel. (enter EYAS in the promotional code) which is next door to the venue. Phone +353 1 238 2700 and press 1 or email

Alternatively a list of accommodation can be found here. The venue is located in the South City area.

Registration Rates

*** Early bird rate extended until 31st October 2014 ***
Full Conference
(2 day Workshop &
2 day Conference)
Only - 2 days
Only - 1 day
Conference Only - 2 days
Conference Only - 1 day
Non- Member
Reduced Rate
Reduced Rate is for those whose annual income is under 21,388.00 (BABCP Reduced Rate)


Pre-Conference Workshops

Workshop 1 - Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 3rd December

Prof. Steven C. Hayes, University of Reno Nevada - "Deepening Your Clinical Work in ACT" (2 days)

Download Workshop 1 Synopsis

Workshop 2 - Tuesday 2nd December

Lisa Coyne, PhD, Harvard University - "The ABCs and RFT of Working with Young People and Parents"

Download Workshop 2 Synopsis

Workshop 3 - Wednesday 3rd December

Dennis Tirch PhD - "The Science of Compassion and Mindful Courage: Bringing a Compassion Focus to ACT in Practice"

Download Workshop 3 Synopsis



Confirmed speakers include:

• Professor Steven Hayes, University of Nevada, USA

• Dr Dennis Tirch,Director,The Center for Mindfulness and CFT & Assistant Clinical Professor,Weill Cornell Medical College, USA

• Dr Lisa Coyne, Suffolk University & Harvard Medical School, USA

• Dr Ross White, University of Glasgow, UK

• Dr Yvonne Barnes-Holmes,National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland

This conference is jointly hosted by the BABCP ACT Special Interest Group, the Irish Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies and ACBS UK and Ireland Chapter.