Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) in the treatment of opioid use disorders is not focused on the content of negative thoughts, feelings and emotions but rather on the individual’s relationship with them. Attempts to avoid these thoughts and emotions have led to destructive avoidance strategies that reliably exacerbate symptoms long-term. Join us as we explore different strategies to improve individuals’ relationships with psychological distress in an efforts to become more psychologically flexible around emotions that historically led to the misuse of opioids.
After completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
6.0 CE’s Offered:
Scott Luetgenau, MSW, LCAS