ANZACBS Annual Conference 2017

18th October – 22nd October 2017

Bringing together leading local and international speakers, researchers and trainers, the Perth ANZACBS conference promises to nourish, refresh, and inspire clinicians and academics alike.

Held at the beautiful Pan Pacific Hotel, the ANZACBS Conference will showcase research and clinical training across the depth and breadth of Contextual Behavioural Science including cutting edge research and applications in:

Acceptance & Commitment Therapy

Relational Frame Theory

Compassion-Focused Therapy

Functional Analytic Psychotherapy

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

Behavioural Activation

and more

Confirmed speakers include:
Richard Ryan: world renowned founder of Self-determination theory and one of the most influential living psychologists
Pat Dudgeon: leading expert in Indigenous Suicide Prevention
Joanne Dahl: pioneer in Acceptance & Commitment Therapy for pain and values based interventions
Lisa Coyne: Harvard professor, and world expert in parenting and OCD
Darin Cairns: popular speaker, leading practitioner in applied Relational Frame Theory with family systems
Eric Morris: Director of the La Trobe University Psychology Clinic, highly experienced ACT clinician, teacher and author

Across the Conference will be an array of speakers engaged in basic science and applied practice, across diverse areas of work. The conference will feature workshops, skills classes, panel discussion, papers and symposia: something for everyone.

Perth offers visitors an extraordinary destination with unique experiences due to its very active, fun, welcoming, vibrant and friendly culture. Whether it be scrumptious food, the small bar scene, breathtaking beaches, history or art, Perth and surrounds has something to delight everyone.

This conference will suitable for psychologists, social workers, professional counselors, educators, psychiatrists, general practitioners, behaviour analysts, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, students and more. Anyone is a similarly related helping or research field is warmly invited to attend.

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