Counseling Psychology Acceptance

Counselling Psychology is a specialty within professional psychology that maintains a focus on facilitating personal and interpersonal functioning across the life span. The specialty pays particular attention to emotional, social, vocational, educational, health-related, developmental, and organizational concerns. Counselling psychology constitutes Cognitive defusion, Psychological flexibility and Behavioural therapy. The general goal of Acceptance counselling psychology is to increase psychological flexibility, the ability to contact the present moment more fully as a conscious human being, and to change or persist in behaviour when doing so serves valued ends. The purpose of cognitive defusion is to help clients who are caught up in the content of their own cognitive activity to “defuse” from the literal meaning of thoughts and instead become more aware of thinking as an active, on-going, relational process that is situated, both historically and situationally. Psychological flexibility means “contacting the present moment fully as a conscious human being, and based on what the situation affords, changing or persisting in behaviour in the service of chosen values”.

Counseling psychology is a general practice and health service provider specialty in professional psychology. It focuses on how people function both personally and in their relationships at all ages. Counseling psychology addresses the emotional, social, work, school and physical health concerns people may have at different stages in their lives, focusing on typical life stresses and more severe issues with which people may struggle as individuals and as a part of families, groups and organizations. This track deals with the following: cognitive defusion, psychological flexibility, behavioural therapy.

  • Cognitive defusion
  • Psychological flexibility
  • Behavioural therapy

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November 29-30, 2017

EuroSciCon Conference on Psychiatry & Psychology

Madrid, Spain

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