Masterclass: ACT for Managing Chronic Pain

1 day 12:00pm – 2:00pm 2 CPD hours

Course Brief

A two-hours masterclass with Professor Nuno Ferreira on using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for managing chronic pain.

A two-hours masterclass with Professor Nuno Ferreira on using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for managing chronic pain.

This masterclass will explore how the ACT model for chronic pain differs from contemporary models of chronic pain, and how it expands our understanding of these conditions.

The masterclass will focus on interview and formulation techniques that are ACT consistent and that can be easily integrated in your current practice. The evidence base and characteristics of ACT based interventions for chronic pain will also be addressed.

Suitable for both practitioners who use ACT with their clients on a regular basis and to those for whom this modality is less familiar.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this masterclass you should:

  1. Be able to produce an ACT consistent formulation of a case where chronic pain is the central component

  2. Be confident in the use of key intervention techniques using the ACT model for chronic pain

  3. Be aware of the evidence base for the use of ACT in chronic pain.

Course Outline at a glance:

  • Delivered on Zoom
  • 2 CPD Hours
  • 12 noon - 14.00 UK Time
  • Modiality: ACT
  • Tutor: Professor Nuno Ferreira

Although not mandatory:

This course can be used as a follow up training for those who hold SDS Accreditation in ACT already.

Course Tutor

Prof Nuno Ferreira
PhD, CPsychol, AFBPsS, Associate Professor of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Nicosia, Cyprus

Dr Nuno Ferreira is an Associate Professor of Clinical Health Psychology at the University of Nicosia. He holds a Licenciature in Clinical Psychology from ISPA, Portugal, and a PhD in Clinical and Health Psychology from the University of Edinburgh.