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  1. 1. Föreläsare / LecturersNordic ACBS Forum 2012
  2. 2. Anu Kangasniemi, Essi Sairanen, Fredrik Livheim & Max Boeling“Low intensity group, mobile and internet ACT interventions forincreasing wellbeing”Brief interventions are cost-effective and often also ideal from theclients point of view. Also, developing these interventions areessential when we are dealing with common health problems that arestressing national economy. There are several studies investigating theeffectiveness of short-term interventions and brief therapies and theresults have been very encouraging. Acceptance and CommitmentTherapy has been shown to be effective as a brief intervention. Thepurpose on this symposium is to present three brief interventions forincreasing wellbeing. Effects of an ACT-based group intervention forencouraging a physically active lifestyle will be presented. Experiencesand preliminary findings of developing an ACT-based internetapplication for treatment of pain and stress, and a mobile interventionfor improving wellbeing will be shown and experiences will bediscussed. There will also be a talk on “Thinking big - How to developand disseminate an evidence based program in a large scale”.Mairead FoodyMairead Foody is chair for a symposium in RFT:Mairéad is currently a psychology research PhD student at TheNational University of Maynooth, Ireland. Her research involves bridgebuilding between ACT and RFT, with a specific focus on self. She haspublished several book chapters and papers on the role of self in ACTand is also a trainee ACT therapist.Ciara McEnteggartCiara is a Psychology Research Doctoral Student under the supervisionof Dr. Yvonne Barnes-Holmes at the National University of Ireland,Maynooth. Her research utilise the Implicit Relational AssessmentProcedure (IRAP) to study behaviours associated with psychosis,particularly auditory hallucinations or ‘voice hearing’. Ciara is alsocurrently undergoing training from Dr. Barnes-Holmes (ACBSaccredited world-trainer in ACT) and is interested in researching
  3. 3. further the ACT treatment protocol for psychosis. Ciara has presentedpapers at a number of National and International Conferences such asThe Association for Contextual Behavioural Sciences (ACBS) AnnualWorld Conference X, Washington, D.C.  (July 2012), Division ofBehaviour Analysis (DBA) Annual Conference, Trinity College Dublin(April 2012) and The Psychological Society of Ireland’s (PSI) AnnualStudent Congress, Trinity College Dublin (April 2009).“An Empirical Investigation of Hierarchical versus Distinction Relationsin a Self-based ACT Exercise by Mairéad Foody, Yvonne Barnes-Holmes,& Dermot Barnes-Holmes”Since its inception, ACT has placed a significant emphasis on the useof self-based techniques, and the self was defined initially through thethree selves (i.e., self as content, self as process, and self as context).In addition, RFT provided a more technical account of self in terms ofthe deictic relational frames. However, the overlap between ACT’smid-level terms (e.g., self as context) and RFT’s derived relations hasbeen the subject of limited empirical scrutiny. The current studyinvestigated the relative utility of manipulating distinction deicticversus hierarchical deictic relations in a self as context exercisedesigned to reduce experimentally induced emotional distress. Thefindings demonstrated superiority of the intervention that focused onhierarchical, rather than distinction, deictic relations in terms ofreducing distress. The implications of the data for the potentialoverlap between ACT and RFT are discussed.Daniel EkPsychologist and yoga teacher.“Yoga für alle”Want to stay fit the wholeconference through? Wantmore than a headache and afeeling of "ahh if only I was assmart as Arne"? A hot tip isthen to come and establish
  4. 4. yourself in your body. Bring your own yoga mat (or use the floor) andsoft clothes. We will warm up the body and make simple soothingexercises (hatha yoga, qigong) that will help you to center yourself inthe body. No prior knowledge. - Come as you are.Fredrik LivheimFredrik Livheim, leg. psykolog, Peer Reviewed ACT Trainer, håller förnärvarande på och doktorerar på ACT-behandlingar vid FORUM –Forskningscentrum för psykosocial hälsa vid Centrum förPsykiatriforskning, Stockholms läns landsting och Karolinska Institutet.(chair på symposium på fredag som beskrivs nedan)ACT in different contexts, for youth, students and in combination withpsychodynamic therapy. 1. Mind the gap: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for preventing stress-related ill-health among future nurses - a randomized controlled trial Presenters: Aleksandar Djordjevic and Elin Frögéli 2. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy as an Early Intervention Group Program for Adolescent Depression and Stress Symptoms: Two Randomised, Controlled Pilot Trials in Two Countries. Presenter: Fredrik Livheim 3. Student Life internet program in Finland. Presenters: Päivi Lappalainen or Pati Räsenen 4. Psychodynamics and ACT; how ISTDP can strengthen the ACT intervention Presenter: Max BoehlingHanne Knudsen and Greta Lassen Lund
  5. 5. Hanne Knudsen, psychologist, Greta Lassen Lund, psychologist,Department of OccupationalMedicine, University Hospital ofAarhus, Denmark“Clinical experiences from agroup based-stressmanagement ACT program – apilot study. Presentation of theprogram, AAQ results and theclinical experiences of dealingwith work-related stress in anACT perspective”.Heidi Kyllönen, Aino Kohtala and Raimo LappalainenDepartment of Psychology, University of Jyväskylä, Finland“Acceptance and Commitment Therapy formood problems”Depression is a common reason for sick leaveand work disability, and there is a need foreffective brief psychological treatments forthese problems. We will discuss possibledifferences between depressive and healthycontrols related to the six core processes ofACT. The symposium will also present twostudies investigating the impact of Acceptanceand Commitment Therapy (ACT) fordepression. The first intervention studystudied the effect of an ACT-based self-helpbook (Get Out of Your Life). The second study investigated an ACT-
  6. 6. based web intervention for depression symptoms. The symposium willalso discuss possibilities of very short psychological treatments fordepression with novice therapists after a brieftraining in ACT.Henrik Westin & Agnes Granberg“ACT as Stress Management Intervention - Acomparison with CBT”"We are two soon to be graduated psychologystudents from Uppsala University. For our masterthesis we compared two group based treatments forstress aimed at university students, based on ACT and CBT. Theinterest to participate was substantial and 66 people was included. Inour symposium well talk about the design and results of our study.The presentation will be held in english.Vi är två snart färdigexaminerade psykologstudenter från Uppsalauniversitet. Till vårt examensprojekt har vi jämfört tvågruppbehandlingar för stressproblematik hos universitetsstudenter,baserade på ACT respektive KBT. Intresset för deltagande var stort och66 personer inkluderades. I vårt föredrag berättar vi om resultatenfrån vår studie.Hoa LyHoa will talk about his research, the worlds first RCT ona Smartphone-based treatment for depression. He willshow how his research might be the beginning of aparadigm shift in depression treatment. How digitalmobile technology can lead the way to a more availableand cost-effective alternative for people suffering fromdepression.Hugo HesserHugo Hesser is a licensed psychologist, researcher, and a PhD
  7. 7. candidate at Linköping University, Sweden. He has been involved intreatment studies and process research on acceptance-basedtreatments for a variety of health conditions, including generalizedanxiety disorder, irritable bowl syndrome, chronic pain, and tinnitus.He is also working part time as a psychologist in the audiologydepartment at Linköping UniversityHospital. “Is ACT a Distinct Treatment Model within the CBT-tradition? Evidencefor Processes of Change in ACT.” ACT has been proposed to target specific key functional dimensionalprocesses of change. However, this notion is an ongoing theoreticalcontroversy in the field of behavioral and cognitive therapies. In thecurrent symposium, we will review the evidence for processes ofchange in acceptance-based treatments, in particular ACT for chronichealth conditions (pain, tinnitus, epilepsy). Three ACT researchers willpresentdata and review the extent evidence for mechanisms of change in ACT.The research is reviewed in the context of A. E. Kazdin’s criteria forestablishing a mechanism of change in psychological treatments.Jonas RamneröSjälfull behaviorism – Om anti-mentalism, pragmatism och själen.(Soulful behaviorism – On anti-mentalism, pragmatism and the soul.)Psykologin vilar i många avseenden på en tanketradition där mantillskriver människan en separat själslig substans och det utgör ävenen demarkationslinje där behaviorismen uppfattas som apart. Men hurkommer det sig att vi talar om själen, vad är det vi talar om och kan enbehaviorist göra det? Det är frågor som kommer att beröras i dettaanförande.
  8. 8. Karin OvefeltKarin Ovefelt leg. Psykolog, leg.Psykoterapeut, handledare.www.beteendekompetens.seI’m now working as a privetpractioner, with clients and couples,and a lot of supervision, and someeducation. I learned DBT fromprofessor Alan Fruzetti 1997-98 asI was one of the therapists in theSKIP study. I have after that hadAnna Kåver as a supervisor andlater on worked with her up atUppsala academic hospital. And Ihave regularly been on furtherworkshops, conferences andintensive courses to buildknowledge and competence withfocus on DBT and complex psychiatric clients. My main interest is inunderstanding the complexity of the client’s problem and doingthorough analyses and on how to meet the complex clients in theroom during our sessions.DBT with complex clients – or ”how to make lemonade out of lemons”.I will focus on understanding the complexity of suicidal, self injuringclients and on how to meet them with validation as a strategy.Liv Svirsky och Therese Anderbro.Liv Svirsky är leg psykolog, leg psykoterapeut, utbildad handledareoch författare. Hon har arbetat med KBT för barn, ungdomar ochvuxna, både inom klinisk verksamhet och forskningsprojekt. Livhandleder psykologstudenter samt personal som arbetar med barnoch ungdomar i olika verksamheter, undervisar påuniversitetsutbildningar och privata utbildningar samt föreläser omsina böcker.
  9. 9. Therese Anderbro är leg psykolog, leg psykoterapeut, utbildadhandledare i KBT. Therese forskar vid Karolinska Institutet där honunder hösten 2012 disputerar med sin doktorsavhandling ”Behaviorchange intervention and fear of hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetes”.Utöver forskningen bedriver Therese en egen psykoterapimottagningoch handleder psykologstudenter. Hon är också regelbundet anlitadför föreläsningar vid universitet och vid sjukhus. Therese är ocksåmedförfattare till boken ”Omvårdnad vid diabetes”.“ Integrative Behavior Couple Therapy (IBCT)”Föreläsningen syftar till att ge dig en grundläggande introduktion tillen form av parterapi som är baserad på inlärningsteori och funktionellkontextualism, där både acceptans- och förändringsstrategier användsför att hjälpa par vidare i sin relation. IBCT utvecklades från början avde framstående forskarna Neil Jacobson ochAndrew Christensen i USA och derasforskning har visat att metoden ger mycketgoda resultat och att de strategier som ingårär användbar inte bara i parrelationer utanäven i andra mellanmänskliga relationersåsom i arbetslivet och vänskapsrelationer.Max BoehlingMax Boehling, PhD is practicing in Denmark.He is engaged in research, private practice and leads a volunteerpsychological and self-help team at Frivilligcenter SR-Bistand inCopenhagen. You can find more information about his private practiceat and services to organizations“Dynamic ACT; An applied ACT intervention inspired bypsychodynamics (ISTDP)”  1.       Brief introduction to Intensive Short Term Dynamic
  10. 10. Psychotherapy (ISTDP). 2.       Brief exercises using the dynamic ACT model. Cognitive and psychodynamic theory is sometimes viewed as twoconflicting approached to therapy. However, the third wavepsychotherapy represented by ACT (Acceptance and CommitmentTherapy) and the modern form of psychodynamic therapy representedby ISTDP (Intensive Short Term Dynamic Psychotherapy), have strongapplied similarities while being conceptually different. The briefpresentation illustrates a model that combines the two approachesinto an ACT consistent applied model; "dynamic ACT model".Participants are guided through brief exercises. Niklas TörnekeNiklas Törneke, MD, is a psychiatrist and has worked as a seniorpsychiatrist in the department of general psychiatry in his hometownKalmar (in the southeast of Sweden) from 1991 until he started privatepractice 1998. He earned license as a psychotherapist in 1996 and wasoriginally trained as a cognitive therapist. Since 1998 he has workedmainly with acceptance and commitment therapy, both in his ownpractice and as a teacher and clinical supervisor. His clinicalexperience ranges from psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia tocommon anxiety and mood disorders with high prevalence in thegeneral population."Relationsinramningsteori (RFT) är den teoretiska grunden för ACTmen har mycket vidare implikationer än så eftersom det är en teori ommänskligt språk och kognition i sin helhet. Föreläsningen kommer attge en allmän introduktion till RFT och kort peka på kliniskaimplikationer för psykologisk behandling generellt."Ola FörlinOla is 30 years old and originally from Göteborg. He has lived inStockholm for a little more than five years but still misses the brisk,salty winds of the west coast. Ola describes himself as a part timesocial animal, part time home hermit. During the hermit periods thefocus is on literature, long distance running, meditation, music and ofcourse Hanna, his lady friend since many years. 
  11. 11. He has recently finished his degree of master of science in psychologyat Stockholm University. For his masters dissertation he held a coursefor significant others to persons with a drinking problem. The coursewas based on Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT),which is a structured program with a main goal of making people withalcohol- or drug problems to seek help. The subject of this symposium presentation is CommunityReinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) a structured program witha main goal of making treatment refusing individuals with a alcohol-or drug problem to seek help. The "client" in CRAFT is someone close to the person with the problem(Concerned Significant Other, CSO) who wants their loved one(Identified Patient, IP) to get into treatment. The program is built on abehavioral foundation with functional analysis and behavior trainingwith a goal of giving the CSO strategies to change the difficultsituation theyre in. A CRAFT-therapy has three main goals: decreasing the use of alcohol,making the treatment refusing individual seek help and increasing thelife-quality of the CSO. CRAFT differs from other groups for CSO:s likeAl-Anon through its purpose of trying to make the clients more activein the process of getting the drinker/drug user into therapy. Manystudies have been made (mainly in the US) comparing groups and theirtreatment methods to each other in terms of success rate of makingthe IP:s seek help. CRAFT has shown a significantly higher rate in thesestudies with an average of 60-70 % of the CSO:s successfully makingtheir IP:s get into treatment.As part of his masters dissertation at the Psychology institution atStockholm University, Ola Förlin applied a modified version of CRAFTto five CSO:s who were worried about a loved ones drinking. This wasthe first time that CRAFT was administered in Sweden and showedpromising results.This presentation is aimed at anyone who is interested in addictiontreatment or is interested in how you can work with people related tosomeone with a problematic behaviour.
  12. 12. Ole Taggaard Nielsen and Martin BrockOle Taggaard Nielsen is a psychologist, certified specialist inpsychotherapy and supervision. He has 15 years of experience as apractitioner and is the owner of the private practice “ACT Klinikken” inthe center of Copenhagen specializing in ACT treatment, training andsupervision. He has co- authored the first original book on ACT inDanish and is involved in the dissemination of ACT in Denmark. In2006-2010 he was clinical supervisor at the University ofCopenhagen’s treatment program for anxiety disorders.Martin Brock MSc – ACT TrainerMartin Brock MSc is a Lecturer/Practitioner at the Institute of MentalHealth, Nottinghamshire Healthcare Trust, England and is a recognisedACT Trainer. His qualifications include an MSc in Cognitive BehaviouralPsychotherapy, a Diploma in Nursing, an ENB 650/PG Diploma in AdultBehavioural Psychotherapy and an RMN. His Clinical experience hasspanned over 30 years in the NHS. He has worked as a CognitiveBehavioural Psychotherapist and has been a Principal AdultPsychotherapist for 11 years. In this position hehas a lead role for developing Acceptance andMindfulness Based Treatments within the TrustPsychological Services. His education experienceincludes teaching, supervising and assessingstudents within undergraduate and postgraduateprovision and he has extensive experience as aclinical workplace mentor within PGDip/BSc/BA/MSc programmes. Part of his current role is that ofEducation and Practice Consultant within which hedelivers modules in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Acceptance andMindfulness Based Approaches at degree level in association withSheffield Hallam University.”OCD And ACT”Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is recognized as a complex disorderand is difficult to treat; due in part to the intrusive nature of the typesof thoughts which can be highly distressing and motivation to abate,
  13. 13. avoid or eliminate them is strong. Acceptance and CommitmentTherapy (ACT) is a new model ofbehavioural treatment that emphasizesacceptance of internal experience whilemaintaining a focus on positive behaviourchange. This approach is designed toaddress maladaptive avoidance of internalexperiences associated with manyproblems in functioning while alsofocusing on making and keepingcommitments. A Functional ContextualModel for OCD has been developed andwill be described in this presentation.Randi Breivik ”Hvorvidt ACT er et alternativ tilmedikamentell behandling tror jeg viltilslutt handle om preferansen klientenhar til behandling og ikke minst hvilkenideologi som råder på behandlingsstedet. Fra et helhetlig oghumanistisk perspektiv samt egneerfaringer innenfor psykiskhelsearbeid, er jeg av denoppfatning at ACT er en meget godalternativ til medikamentellbehandling. Begrunnelsen ligger iideen om at utfordringene rundtangsten blir satt lys på og som mantar stilling til der og da med åpneøyne. Medisinering kan sløvesansene og etter min oppfatninghindre den angstlidende i å semulighetene.”
  14. 14. Rikke KjelgaardRikke Kjelgaard is a psychologist and experienced trainer in ACT. Shewas born and educated in Denmark and has been living in Sweden forthe past 14 years. She has 6 years of experience as a practitioner andis currently providing supervision, workshops and specialist training inACT. She has co-authored the first article on ACT in Danish and isinvolved in the dissemination of ACT in both Sweden and Denmark.Rikke has been working at Psykologpartners in Sweden for the past 6years and is currently involved in developing extensive ACT trainingprograms.Youve been to numerous workshops and lectures on ACT but need totransform that into your practice. This training will include skillstraining in creative hopelessness, metaphors and exercises in ACT.Stefan BillingerLeg psykolog/leg psykoterapeut. Specialist i Klinisk psykologi.Specialist i Pedagogisk psykologi.Skolpsykolog och är doktorand i handikappvetenskap med inriktningmot funktionell kontextuell psykolog.Härlett relationellt handlande i klassrum Skolan står inför en utmaningatt få elever med mindre kognitivanedsättningar att kunna vara aktiva, delaktiga och uppvisa kunskaper iordinarie undervisning. En aspekt i det är att läraren kan geinstruktioner i undervisningen som alla elever har förutsättningar attsnabbt förstå och därmed uppleva det som brukar beskrivas sombegriplighet, meningsfullhet och hanterbarhet. Idag finns det ettbehov av att utveckla sätt att mer precist och objektivt kunna meravgöra om en elev förstått viktiga aspekter av en kort instruktion,speciellt inom en ordinarie klassrumssituation. Kanske kan metodikenbakom att få fram härlett relationellt handlande hjälpa ossatt skapa mått som på ett meningsfullt sätt kan utvärderaolika kvalitéer I lärarinstruktioner i termer av uttrycktelevförståelse. Mycket forskning återstår. Resultatet istudierna som presenteras här antyder att metodiken skullekunna användas för att koppla variationer av aspekter i
  15. 15. instruktioner (kontextuella förutsättningar) till variationer i uttrycktelevförståelse.Tiina Holmberg BergmanLicensed Psychologist, Programme-and development supervisorAutismcenter for young children, Habilitation& Health, StockholmSweden. Tiina has both a degree in clinical and developmentalPsychology. She has worked  in Finland, Canada and Sweden duringthe past 17 years with children with neurodevelopmental disordersand their families. ”ACT for the psychological well-being of mothers raising a childdiagnosed with ASD”Parenting a child with an autism diagnoses is a great challenge toparents. Several studies indicate very high stress levels andpsychological distress in parents to children with autism (e.g., Mungoet al., 2007).  ACT has been found to be an effective intervention fordistressed parents to children with ASD (e.g., Blackledge & Hayes,2006).  In 2008, the Autismcenter for young children started offering a4-session ACT-group to mothers based on the manual “ACT tocope with stress and increase health" (Livheim, 2007).The purpose of this presentation is to go through the study done atthe Autismcenter for Young children in cooperation with the universityof Jyväskyläs department of Psychology regarding short term ACT-groups for mothers parenting a child with ASD. In The aim of the studywas to find out whether the ACT-intervention had a positive influenceon psychological well-being ofparticipants as measured in increasedpsychological flexibility, greatermindfulness, and a decline in depression.In addition, experiences from thesegroups will be shared along with parentsfeedback regarding effects of ACT on notjust on their psychological well-being butalso parenting.Tobias Lundgren
  16. 16. Tobias doktorerade och läste sin psykolog och psykoterapeutexamenvid Uppsala Universitet. Han har jobbat och jobbar fortfarande både iSverige och internationellt för att utveckla och utvärdera psykologiskabehandlingsmetoder.Tobias har tillsammans med kollegor skrivit böckerna ”Living beyondyour pain”, ”Släpp taget om smärtan” och ”The art and science ofvaluing in psychotherapy”. För närvarande jobbar Tobias deltid somvik. universitetslektor vid Stockholms Universitet och deltid vidSvenska Psykologiinstitutet. Tomas Gustavsson och Erik HjalmarssonThomas Gustavsson är leg psykolog och en av grundarna tillPsykologpartners. Flyttade ner till Helsingborg från Linköping ochstartade PP i Helsingborg 2003 och Malmö 2004. Var 2008-2011 medoch startade upp Södermottagningen som är öppenvårdspsykiatri försödra Helsingborg med upptagningsområde på 60 000 invånare.Arbetar ffa med utbildning och handledning inom ACT och andrabeteendeterapier men har även kontinuerligt kliniskt arbete. Störstaintresseområdet är att öka tillgängligheten till bra psykologiskbehandling. Primärvård, socialtjänst och gruppensjälvskadeproblematik klappat hjärtat lite extra för.Medförfattare till den här boken som utkom i oktober i år: Hjalmarsson – Jag är leg. psykolog med erfarenhet av psykologisktarbete inom psykiatri och primärvård. För närvarande arbetar jag påSödermottagningen i Helsingborg som är en psykiatrisk mottagningför vuxna, och då främst med psykologisk behandling i olika format;individuellt, i grupp, i team med övriga professioner, över internet, ifokuserad form inom primärvård, samt med utveckling avpsykologiska och psykiatriska behandlingsmodeller i verksamheten.”Kontextuell Psykiatri”Södermottagningen är en upphandlad verksamhet som funnits sedan imaj 2009. Det är den första psykiatriska mottagning i landet som
  17. 17. byggts och drivs av ett psykologföretag. Givetvis är mottagningenmultiprofessionellt bemannad men där den gemensamma modellenöver professionsgränserna är inlärningspsykologisk. Mottagningen var2011 nominerad till stora psykologpriset.Resultaten för verksamheten är kraftigt reducerade inläggningar islutenvården liksom drastigt minskad förskrivning av psykofarmaka.Detta med hög patientnöjdhet och nöjdhet hos samverkansparter ochvårdgrannar. Hur är det möjligt att bygga en psykiatrisk verksamhet påen kontextuell grund där traditionella strukturer och vårdformerutmanats? ”Fokuserad ACT/ Brief interventions”Fokuserad ACT eller "brief interventions" är en modell utformad för attmöta ett brett behov av psykologisk kompetens och behandling i ettpopulationsperspektiv. En vanlig dag strömmar det igenom hundratalsklienter på en större vårdcentral. Ca en tredjedel kommer ha ngn formav psykisk ohälsa och betydligt många fler i behov av olikalivstilsförändringar. Många vårdcentraler har inte ens enfulltidspsykolog för att möta detta behov. Hur kan man transformeraorganisation och arbetssätt för att maximera "impact" av de resursersom finns? Fokuserad ACT är en modell för just detta där psykologenfår en helt ny roll och nya arbetssätt!Trym Nordstrand JacobsenTrym Nordstrand Jacobsen, Cand, psykol. He has a position at DPSMolde, inpatient mental health unit, where he does both clinical workand leads the development and implementation of an ACT- andsystemic based treatment programme. He also holds a position at St.Olavs hospital in Trondheim, training and supervising staff at an ACT-based Return-to-Work rehab center for clients with chronic pain and/or mild psychological disorders. In addition he does consulting onseveral ACT research projects. He has held many ACT workshops andpresentations over the last years, and has published two articles inNorway on ACT.