ACT in OT Action


This Masterclass will provide you with:

  1. An introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy’s (ACT) core philosophy and science.
  2. An understanding of psychological flexibility as it is the primary objective of ACT.
  3. An overview of how ACT principles align with OT practice in a multitude of settings.
  4. An understanding of the 6 core processes of ACT.
  5. Practical examples of the core ACT process in action.
  6. ACT-informed questions, practices and tools that you can start integrating into your practice now in order to support your clients with taking meaningful steps towards valued living!
  7. A chance to connect with other Occupational Therapists who are keen to learn about and use ACT in practice.




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This is a 90 minute event.


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Meet Your Host

Lara Desrosiers (She/Her), Occupational Therapist

Lara is an Occupational Therapist with over 10 years of experience working in mental health and addictions within Ontario, Canada. She also owns and operates a private practice, Pelvic Resilience, focused on helping individuals struggling with pain and pelvic health challenges to get back to living life. Lara began learning about Acceptance and Commitment Therapy after her own transition to motherhood and now draws on it daily to manage her own pain and stress and to support her professional and personal growth. Lara is also increasingly applying ACT principles in her clinical work, supporting clients with achieving exciting and empowering outcomes.

Lara is now a keen teacher and mentor for clinicians interested in building a more psychologically-informed practice and has great fun supporting clinicians with learning how to lean into the curiosity, flexibility, and creativity that an ACT approach affords!

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