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Psychological Society of Ireland Headquarters

2nd Floor, Grantham House

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The Thriving Adolescent - ACT for Young People with Leading International Trainer & Author Louise Hayes


Workshop Description:


Join Louise Hayes, leading world expert in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Training (ACT) for young people, a clinical psychologist and author for this 2-day training. The DNA-V model uses cutting edge research from positive psychology to bring a truly developmental focus to your work with young people. It’s all about mindfulness and growth.

She will demonstrate how to use the new model to build your skills with young people in a workshop that is suitable for all professionals who work with young people, including psychologists, counselors, social workers and teachers. Using techniques that work individually with young people in therapy, and scale this up to groups in classrooms.

The workshop is fun and creative and will focus on teaching you how to be experiential with young people and use a full range of techniques that go beyond talking at them, to make your sessions alive and engaging!

At the end of the two days, you will be ready to do ‘the walk of life’ with a young person.


No prior ACT training is required to attend this workshop.


Prerequisite Reading:


Read the first chapter of The Thriving Adolescent: Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

and Positive Psychology to Help Teens Manage Emotions, Achieve Goals, and Build Connection (Hayes, L & Ciarrochi, J, released November 2015).

Available for download here


For more information go to: http://thrivingadolescent.com


What you will learn:

  • How to use ACT and positive psychology for young people individually and in group settings
  • Developmental considerations when using ACT techniques
  • ACT ways of talking collaboratively with young people and creating an experiential space for behaviour change
  • How to create your own ACT exercises for young people using readily available resources
  • How to help young people connect mindfully to their lives


Who the Workshop is for:


This workshop is appropriate for all professionals who work with young people, including psychologists, counsellors, social workers and teachers.


Workshop Presenter:


Louise Hayes, PhD - Clinical Psychologist, MAPS, Senior Fellow The University of Melbourne, Fellow ACBS

Louise is a world expert in psychological wellbeing for young people. She teaches mindfulness based well-being with young people in schools and clinical settings. She is a best selling author, international speaker, active philanthropist, clinical psychologist, a senior fellow with The University of Melbourne, a peer reviewed Acceptance and Commitment Therapy/Training (ACT) trainer, She is the co-author of the best selling book, Get Out of Your Mind and Into your Life for Teenagers: A Guide to Living an Extraordinary Life, and the newly released book, The Thriving Adolescent: Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Positive Psychology to Help Teens Manage Emotions, Achieve Goals, and Build Connection. For more information on Louise go to – www.louishayes.com.au or www.thrivingadolescent.com



Dr Louise Hayes



Location and Date:

Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th of November, 9:30am - 5:15pm, at the Psychological Society of Ireland HQ, Grantham House, Grantham St., Dublin 8, D08 W8HD


PSI Learning Credits:

8 Learning Credits over the 2-Day Workshop.


CPD Hours:

12 Hours over the 2-Day Workshop.



Other Details:

We will provide complimentary tea/herbal teas/coffee and some nibbly fruit on the day! Lunch can be brought or bought at the many cafes/shops/restaurants nearby.

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