ACT and EvoS, Dec 2019

Dec 2, 8-9:30 am. First Mondays ACT Study Group
Group usually meets on the 1st Monday of each month.  Location: The Cumberland Club. Parking in back off Spring Street. Agenda: Curt will use the hexaflex tool (presented by Sarah @ Fall Retreat 2019) combined with case presentation.

Dec 4, 6 pm+.  EvoS Book Club
Group usually meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month. However, due to the holidays and cancellation of November’s meeting, we will be holding a hybrid Nov-Dec meeting on Dec 4 . Location this month: Teresa’s.  Agenda: Look to email.

Dec 16, 8-9:30 am. Fourth Mondays ACT Study Group
Group usually meets on the 4th Monday of each month; date was changed for December to avoid the holiday. Location: The Cumberland Club. Parking in back off Spring Street. Agenda: In November we had a great conversation about SAC and flexible perspective-taking (thanks Susie for your role-play and examples). In December, we will revisit these topics with particular focus on how SAC and flexible perspective-taking can help address ambivalence.  Please bring examples, cases. During the intervening month, please share any videos or audio snippets you encounter that may be helpful.

Dec 20, 8-9:30 am. ACT Peer Consultation Group
Group usually meets on the 3rd Friday of each month. Agenda: We have an unusually full, two-part agenda this month. Please plan to arrive on time and we will abbreviate any check-ins and announcements to ensure we have time to cover both topics.  Part 1: Clinician burnout and what ACT suggests about how to prevent or address it. Part 2: Clinical case of patient with multiple interacting problems (addiction, chronic pain, end-of-life). Location: MMP-Family Practice @ 272 Congress St. (Please contact us if you will be attending for a first time.)

 

ACT and EvoS, Nov 2019

Nov 4, 8-9:30 am. First Mondays ACT Study Group
Group usually meets on the 1st Monday of each month.  Location: The Cumberland Club. Parking in back off Spring Street. Agenda: welcoming Monique to the group, SMACT business, check-in, ACT hexaflex tool. Next month: Curt will use the hexaflex tool (presented by Sarah @ Fall Retreat 2019) combined with case presentation.

Nov 15, 8-9:30 am. ACT Peer Consultation Group
Group usually meets on the 3rd Friday of each month. Agenda: ACT for Psychosis. My apologies but my notes from last meeting are a bit sketchy and I cannot recall if someone agreed to facilitate. In the meantime, plan to bring what you know about this topic. Lori will bring a case; others are also encouraged to bring a case. Location: MMP-Family Practice @ 272 Congress St. (Please contact us if you will be attending for a first time.)

Nov 21, 6 pm+.  EvoS Book Club
Group usually meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month. However, due to the holiday, we moved our monthly meeting to THURSDAY, Nov 21. Location this month: TBD.  Agenda: Read two articles sent via email by Julie on 10/25/19. Also, you might want to listen to this interesting discussion between Sam Harris and Richard Dawkins.

Nov 25, 8-9:30 am. Fourth Mondays ACT Study Group
Group usually meets on the 4th Monday of each month. Location: The Cumberland Club. Parking in back off Spring Street. Agenda: In October, we welcomed three new members!  Great to have y’all with us. This month (November), Susie will facilitate discussion on self-as-context/flexible perspective-taking. Look for a reading or resource from her during the month.  Next meeting will be on the THIRD Monday of December to avoid the holiday, 12/16/19.