PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

Jack Jacobsen, MSW, LCSW offers professional training to psychotherapists in empirically supported couples therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and cognitive behavioral treatment of anxiety disorders. Upcoming trainings are listed below.

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January 2017

Couples Therapy: Developing Evidence-Based Core Competencies (St. Louis, MO)

National Association of Social Workers, Missouri Chapter. REGISTRATION: http://nasw-heartland.site-ym.com/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=877941 Currently, there are a small handful of couples therapies that are considered evidence-based. Despite the differences between these therapies, research is now pointing to the fact that these therapies may be more similar than dissimilar. Recent advances in the study of couples therapy has identified five common factors (or therapeutic tasks) that are shared by all of the evidence based treatments. As such, it is now possible to use these common…

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February 2017

Facilitating Mindful Change: An Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (St. Louis, MO)

National Association of Social Workers, Missouri Chapter. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a mindfulness-based “third-wave” behavioral therapy that has been shown to be effective in the treatment of a multitude of psychological problems, stress, and physical illness. ACT focuses on increasing psychological flexibility through mindful engagement with valued behaviors. It accomplishes this by teaching people to accept difficult thoughts, feelings, sensations, and memories, building mindfulness skills, identifying core personal values, and committing to behaviors that are consistent with those…

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March 2017

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy – 2 Day Intensive Training (St. Louis, MO)

Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is an evidence-based behavioral treatment for depression, anxiety, substance abuse, psychosis, and numerous other psychological problems and stressors. It teaches people to accept difficult thoughts, feelings, sensations, and memories, build mindfulness skills, identify core personal values, and commit to behaviors that are consistent with those values. Participants will learn about the model of psychological flexibility, upon which ACT is based, and engage in basic skill…

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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy – 2 Day Intensive Training (St. Louis, MO)

Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is an evidence-based behavioral treatment for depression, anxiety, substance abuse, psychosis, and numerous other psychological problems and stressors. It teaches people to accept difficult thoughts, feelings, sensations, and memories, build mindfulness skills, identify core personal values, and commit to behaviors that are consistent with those values. Participants will learn about the model of psychological flexibility, upon which ACT is based, and engage in basic skill…

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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy – 2 Day Intensive Training (St. Louis, MO)

Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is an evidence-based behavioral treatment for depression, anxiety, substance abuse, psychosis, and numerous other psychological problems and stressors. It teaches people to accept difficult thoughts, feelings, sensations, and memories, build mindfulness skills, identify core personal values, and commit to behaviors that are consistent with those values. Participants will learn about the model of psychological flexibility, upon which ACT is based, and engage in basic skill…

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April 2017

Couples Therapy: Developing Evidence-Based Core Competencies (Jefferson City, MO

National Association of Social Workers, Missouri Chapter. Currently, there are a small handful of couples therapies that are considered evidence-based. Despite the differences between these therapies, research is now pointing to the fact that these therapies may be more similar than dissimilar. Recent advances in the study of couples therapy has identified five common factors (or therapeutic tasks) that are shared by all of the evidence based treatments. As such, it is now possible to use these common factors to…

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May 2017

Facilitating Mindful Change: An Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (Kansas City, MO)

National Association of Social Workers, Missouri Chapter. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a mindfulness-based “third-wave” behavioral therapy that has been shown to be effective in the treatment of a multitude of psychological problems, stress, and physical illness. ACT focuses on increasing psychological flexibility through mindful engagement with valued behaviors. It accomplishes this by teaching people to accept difficult thoughts, feelings, sensations, and memories, building mindfulness skills, identifying core personal values, and committing to behaviors that are consistent with those…

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June 2017

Facilitating Mindful Change: An Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (Jefferson City, MO)

National Association of Social Workers, Missouri Chapter. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a mindfulness-based “third-wave” behavioral therapy that has been shown to be effective in the treatment of a multitude of psychological problems, stress, and physical illness. ACT focuses on increasing psychological flexibility through mindful engagement with valued behaviors. It accomplishes this by teaching people to accept difficult thoughts, feelings, sensations, and memories, building mindfulness skills, identifying core personal values, and committing to behaviors that are consistent with those…

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Kirkwood, MO 63122

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