ACT, EvoS, and PracticeLab, Feb 2017

Feb 6, 8-9:30 am. First Mondays ACT Study Group
Agenda: Continue in-group practice with the Portland Model.

Feb 10, 9-10:30 am. 2nd Fridays Therapy PracticeLab
Agenda: Follow-up on last month’s exercises (practice mandala/collage). Follow-up on recent scrums/projects. Planning for spring 2017. We will continue to constrain time on discussion of the “nuts and bolts” of running our practices and emphasize instead innovation and growing and maintaining a meaningful and vital practice.

Feb 15, 6 pm.  Evolution Science & Behavior Book Club
The EvoS Book Club usually meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month.  Agenda: Last month, we agreed to start Angels and Ages.  Please get the book and read the Intro and Chapter 1 for our next meeting.

Feb 17, 8-9:30 am. ACT Peer Consultation Group
The ACT Peer Consult Group meets the third Friday of each month.  Agenda: Starting in February, we will begin reading and discussing Mindfulness for Two by Kelly Wilson in anticipation of his workshop in Portland this summer (see listing @ bottom). We expect to have additional attendees and a a few folks calling in remotely.  If you need to call in remotely, be sure to contact me directly ( to be on the list to receive the call-in number and code.  Read the prolog and, if possible, chapter 1. If you are waiting for the book to arrive, just plan to listen in this month.

Feb 27, 8-9:30 am. Fourth Mondays ACT Study Group
Agenda: Resume in-group practice with the Portland Model.


Other Events: 

The Therapeutic Relationship in ACT: Mastering Present and Powerful Client Connections in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Portland, ME
Led by Kelly Wilson, PhD
August 18-19, 2017
Use the discount code SMACT when you register to save an additional $50 off.
If you are a regular member of the Peer Group, Study Group, or EvoS, we will be coordinating a group registration to avail ourselves of the 20% group rate discount. This will happen in the next week or two: please let me know if you want to participate in this.