ACT/ Contextual Behaviour Science Conference

Conference Presentations

Please find below downloadable conference presentations. We are collating presentations from the relevant presentors so if if you require a presentation that isn't listed below please keep checking this page for updates.

Poster Presentations

25 When shame, self-criticism and self-disgust contribute to the impact of humiliation on depressive symptoms
Lara Palmeira, Teresa Garcia, José Pinto-Gouveia and Marina Cunha Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, University of Coimbra, Portugal


8 Skills Class: A whistle stop experiential introduction to ACT
Dr Elizabeth Burnside Bangor University

11 Skills Class: Mindfulness and Acceptance for Gender and Sexual Minorities
Aisling Curtin* ACT Now Ireland / WTF Psychology

13 Examining the Impact of ACT-Based Coaching: A Randomised Controlled Trial
Joda Lloyd and Frank Bond* Goldsmiths, University of London

13 An Investigation of Psychological Flexibility at the Individual, Leadership, and Team Level in Crisis Resolution Teams
Danni Lamb, Sonia Johnson, Bryn Lloyd-Evans University College London and Joda Lloyd Goldsmiths, University of London

13 Organisational Flexibility: Building a Bridge to the Organisational Level
Anneli Gascoyne, Joda Lloyd and Frank Bond* Goldsmiths, University of London

16 Skills Class: I’m just not the person I used to be; working with a changing sense of self using ACT
Ray Owen Wye Valley NHS Trust

17 Ten mistakes you don't want to make as a therapist
Rikke Kjelgaard* ACT Danmark / Human ACT Sweden

19 An Introduction to the IRAP: How to measure relational frames in flight

19 Symposium: Scratching the Surface: The Diverse Applications of the IRAP as a Non-Relative Measure of Implicit Cognition
Chair: Charlotte Dack University of Bath, Lynn Farrell University College Dublin, Louise McHugh* University College Dublin, Nigel Vahey Trinity College Dublin, Discussant: Ian Hussey University of Ghent

25 Skills Class: Clinical RFT in practice: an interactive video demonstration
Yvonne Barnes-Holmes* University of Ghent, Richard Bennett* University of Birmingham, John Boorman South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, Joe Oliver* University College London, Miles Thompson University of the West of England

26 Psychological Flexibility in the Spillover-Crossover Model of Work-Related Strain
Dr Jo Lloyd Goldsmiths, University of London

29 Creating a safe space within the threat:a compassion-based group approach to psychosis
Célia Carvalho University of Azores Maria João Martins, Paula Castilho, Ana Telma Pereira and António Ferreira de Macedo University of Coimbra

30 An exploration of carer burden and positive gain in dementia: the role of executive functioning deficits, management strategies and experiential avoidance
Catriona George and Nuno Ferreira University of Edinburgh

31 The weight of weight self-stigma in quality-of-life: A comparison between women with and without binge-eating
Lara Palmeira, José Pinto-Gouveia, and Marina Cunha CINEICC, Cognitive and Behavioral Research Centre, University of Coimbra

31 "Weigh Forward": an integration of ACT and CFT for clients with severe and complex obesity
Helen Moffat and Fiona Campbell NHS Grampian

32 The Efficacy and Acceptability of Third Wave Behavioural and CognitiveeHealth Treatments: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomised Controlled Trials
Martin O'Connor, Anita Munnelly, Robert Whelan and Louise McHugh* University College Dublin

34 Changes in cognitive fusion and committed action following interdisciplinary ACT-based treatment for people with chronic pain
Whitney Scott, Katie Hann, Aisling Daly, Lin Yu and Lance McCracken King’s College London

36 Skills Class: Increase your precision in ACT through functional analytic psychotherapy (FAP)
Aisling Curtin* ACT Now Ireland / WTF Psychology

37 Using ACT to make MBSR work for adults with intellectual disabilities
Steve Noone Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust/ Honorary Senior Lecturer, Bangor University

37 Lessons learned from working with ACT with adults with Intellectual Disabilities
Mark Oliver Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust

37 An ACT based approach to systems work with people with intellectual disabilities
Matt Selman Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust

39 Skills Class: Valuing the Caregiver: Introduction to a new group intervention for dementia caregivers using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Catriona George and Nuno Ferreira University of Edinburgh

42 Living life from the feet up: Creating well-being in the larger context of Earth, animals and humans.
Robyn D Walser