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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy I

Level 4, 10 Credits.

Available Dates:

Not Presently Available.

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Course Description

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a values based behavioural therapy with a mindfulness component.  ACT is evidence based and has an ever-growing range of applications, e.g. stress, anxiety, self esteem and confidence.  ACT is a down-to-earth approach of being true to one’s values and to apply them as a basis for goal setting and achieving greater vitality.

Who is this course for?

The course is open to all

Learning and Teaching

Coursework and Assessment

Reading suggestions

  • Getting Unstuck in ACT (Russ Harris)
  • ACT made simple (Russ Harris)
  • Learning ACT (Jason B. Luoma, et al 2007)

Web resources:

Students will receive material throughout the course, the above mentioned resources list is only a recommendation, it is not compulsory to purchase any of these books!

Library and Computing Facilities

As a student on this course you are entitled to join and use the University library and computing facilities. You can find out more about these facilities on our website under Student Information, or by ringing the Centre on

(029) 2087 0000.

Accessibility of Courses

Our aim is access for all. We aim to provide a confidential advice and support service for any student with a long term medical condition, disability or specific learning difficulty. We are able to offer one-to-one advice about disability, pre-enrolment visits, liaison with tutors and co-ordinating lecturers, material in alternative formats, arrangements for accessible courses, assessment arrangements, loan equipment and Dyslexia screening. Please contact the Centre on (029) 2087 0000 for an information leaflet.

Further Information

A range of further information can be found on our web site or in Choices.  This includes the times and dates of courses and an explanation of accreditation and credit levels.