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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Workshop: Putting ACT into Practice

March 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:15 pm

A 3-hour live virtual workshop on March 12, from 1:00-4:15pm

Presented by David S. Tubman, Psy.D., ABPP,

Clinical Psychology Internship Training Director, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base


Workshop Description:

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT; Hayes, Strosahl, & Wilson, 2012) is an evidence-based, transdiagnostic therapeutic and performance enhancement intervention that has been around for several decades and has been exploding in popularity among mental health practitioners, especially over the course of the past five to ten years.  ACT is about training six core psychological flexibility skills to alleviate suffering, improve performance, and enrich quality of life. This workshop will be suitable for psychologists with beginner to intermediate experience with ACT and will seek to teach practical and engaging means of experiencing and delivering the concepts outlined in the objectives below.

Learning Objectives: 

Participants will be able to:

  1. Be familiar with the underlying science and theoretical framework upon which ACT is built.
  2. Describe the six core processes that undergird psychopathology from an ACT perspective.
  3. 3. Describe the six core processes that facilitate psychological flexibility from an ACT
  4. 4. Apply six skills to promote psychological flexibility.


When: March 12, 2021, 1:00-4:15pm


C.E.U. Credit & Cost: 3 hours of CEUs. (not ethics/cultural competency credit) Free for DAPA members and students. $65 for non-DAPA members, payable in advance by becoming a member by going to the DAPA website and paying using PayPal at  https://www.daytonpsych.org/join-renew-dapa/ .


Workshop Reservations: Call Ashlee at 937-428-0724 or email her at ashlee@drogrady.com by Monday, March 8, 2021. Please have your Ohio Psychology License # (if licensed) and email address available. Registrants for the workshop will receive a link for connecting to the workshop via Zoom prior to the workshop.


Where: Online, using Zoom.


Questions:  Please address any questions to Steve Hall, Psy.D., DAPA Programs Chair, at (937) 426-4173 or halls711@gmail.com.


DAPA is an Ohio Psychological Association MCE Program provider for psychologists and is responsible for this program.


 Workshop Presenter:

David Tubman, Psy.D., ABPP, is a clinical health psychologist and the Clinical Psychology Internship Training Director at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. He earned his Master’s and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. He completed his clinical psychology internship and clinical health psychology fellowship at Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. In his current role, he directs day-to-day operations of the APA-accredited clinical psychology internship at WPAFB, to train active duty officers to meet the internship requirements of their doctoral degrees. Graduates then go on to enter careers as Air Force Clinical Psychologists. Dr. Tubman has been practicing Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for over a decade and has trained mental health care providers on ACT and ACT-related topics throughout the US, and in Germany, The Republic of Georgia, Uganda, and Okinawa, Japan. Dr. Tubman is also the founder and past-president of The Association for Contextual Behavioral Sciences ACT for Military Special Interest Group, which is an organization dedicated to promoting ACT training, clinical work, and research to alleviate suffering and promote wellbeing internationally among military members and their families.


March 12
1:00 pm - 4:15 pm
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via Zoom