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Register Now for the NCRG’s Free Webinar on ACT for Gambling Disorders and Other Addictive Behaviors

by: NCRG Staff | Jul 24, 2013

Dr. Mark Dixon will lead NCRG WebinarNext Wednesday, July 31, 2013, the NCRG will hold a free webinar from 2-3 p.m. on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), a unique evidence-based psychological intervention that uses acceptance and mindfulness strategies together with commitment and behavior change strategies to increase psychological flexibility. ACT is considered a second generation cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) model and is based on behavioral principles on the nature of language and cognition.

Mark Dixon, Ph.D., professor and coordinator for the Behavior Analysis and Therapy Program at Southern Illinois University, will lead this webinar and will discuss how he uses ACT with clients who have gambling and other addictive disorders.

The NCRG Webinar Series sessions are approved for one hour of continuing education by:

  • NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (provider #737)
  • The California Board of Behavioral Sciences (for MFT and LCSW licensure requirements in California) (Approval #PCE 4619)
  • The National Board for Certified Counselors (provider #6474)
  • The NCRG is also approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The NCRG maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.

This is sure to be an informative session, so register today to secure you spot!

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