The Psychological Society of Ireland



The Psychological Society of Ireland,
Floor 2, Grantham House,
Grantham Street, Dublin 8, D08 W8HD.


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

Venue: PSI Offices, Floor 2, Grantham House, Grantham Street, Dublin 8
Date: 25th & 26th November 
Time: 09:30 - 17:15
Learning Credits: 8

Fees: €195 - €275 - Eventbrite

Rationale for Event:

To train professionals who work with young people to build their skills.

Teaching/Learning Objectives:

  • 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

Outline of Psychological Content:

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, counsellors, social workers and teachers. Using techniques that work individually with young people in therapy, and scale this up to groups in classrooms.

Dr Louise Hayes - Clinical Psychologist, MAPS, B.A., B.App.Sci (Hons), PhD (Clinical)

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