ACT and EvoS Dates for September

Here are upcoming meeting dates:
September
Sept 7     8-9:30 am   First Mondays ACT Study Group **LABOR DAY/MEETING CANCELLED FOR SEPTEMBER** (auto payments will be refunded)
Sept 11-13  2nd Annual Southern Maine ACT Community Reteat! (link)
Sept 18   8-9:30 am   ACT Peer Consultation Group @ MMC Family Practice
Sept 21   8-9:30 am   Third Mondays ACT Study Group
Sept 23   6-8ish pm   Evolution Science & Behavior Study Group.
Other Notes:
  • If you are attending the retreat and have not already registered, please make your payment and register ASAP.
  • Reminder that you can review the sort-able database of ACT clinicians in Southern Maine here.  It is a great tool and I have used it many times in the past couple of weeks to make referrals. You might consider placing an easy-to-access bookmark on your browser (like I do).  Contact Mindy with your info if you are not on the list or if you need to make changes to the info there.

ACT Peer Consultation Group, Friday, August 21, 2015

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Peer Consultation Group
Portland, Maine
   
The ACT Peer Consultation Group meets on the third Friday of each month.

Next: Friday, August 21, @ 8-9:30 am

If you have not previously attended this group but are a mental health or healthcare professional and would like to participate, please contact me first.

Coordinator:  Joel
Location:  MMC Family Practice Clinic, 272 Congress St., 2nd floor conference room, Portland, ME
Preparation:  Review your favorite ACT metaphors and come to the meeting prepared to discuss.

Agenda:

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ACT and EvoS Dates for August and September 2015

Here are upcoming meeting dates:
August
Aug 3     8-9:30 am   First Mondays ACT Study Group
Aug 17   8-9:30 am   Third Mondays ACT Study Group
Aug 19   6-8ish pm   Evolution Science & Behavior Study Group.
Aug 21   8-9:30 am   ACT Peer Consultation Group @ MMC Family Practice
September
Sept 7     8-9:30 am   First Mondays ACT Study Group **LABOR DAY/MEETING CANCELLED FOR SEPTEMBER**
Sept 11-13  2nd Annual Southern Maine ACT Community Reteat! (link)
Sept 18   8-9:30 am   ACT Peer Consultation Group @ MMC Family Practice
Sept 21   8-9:30 am   Third Mondays ACT Study Group
Sept 23   6-8ish pm   Evolution Science & Behavior Study Group.
Specific agenda for these meetings *may* be provided later here. However, I have summer brain like everyone else right now, so I would not count on it.
Other Notes:
  • If you have not already, please RSVP to Teresa whether you intend to make the Fall Retreat and whether you will be leading a workshop.  Also, registration is open.  Presenters: Please note that all summaries, objectives, etc., must get to Teresa by August 15th AT THE LATEST.
  • Reminder that you can review the sort-able database of ACT clinicians in Southern Maine here.  It is a great tool and I have used it many times in the past couple of weeks to make referrals. Contact Mindy with your info if you are not on the list or if you need to make changes to the info there.

ACT Fall Retreat 2015

2nd Southern Maine ACT Fall Retreat
ACT in Action: Taking The Practice Deeper

Sept 11-13, 2015
Cushing Island, Portland, Maine
12-14 CEs (pending approval)

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Members of the Southern Maine ACT community are invited to join an experiential ACT weekend on Cushing Island sponsored and facilitated by members of the ACT Peer Consultation and Study Groups in Portland. The weekend has multiple purposes: Learn about ACT and have a first-person experience of ACT, share our collective wisdom, gain experience leading a discussion or workshop, connect with one another and build our community, and engage in self-care. We’ll do this on two levels – as clinicians and as participants – so you are invited to take both an intellectual and personal perspectives. There will be a variety of topics, and all will weave into the development of 6 major processes of psychological flexibility.

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