SC13 – Untethering from Cognitive Distortions with Acceptance and Integration Training
Location: Cypress A
Our clients search for ways to untangle from the pain caused by the stories they tell themselves. They want relief from the ruminative tendencies that entangle them and distort their perspective.
After a brief exploration of the six principles of Acceptance and Integration Training, participants will learn a simple method for helping clients recognize distorted thoughts AS distorted. They will learn an unassuming but profound integration technique for addressing cognitive distortions. This method strategically uses the fundamental polarities of good and bad to walk out of the pain of distorted thinking. Most people find the experience to be a bit funny and mysterious, leaving them with a sense of ease when considering the previous painful thought.
Liberated from arguing with or observing the thought, most feel a distinct cognitive clarity. Choices made from such clarity tend to be more conscious and in alignment with our clients’ highest, truest self. Moreover, they will come to understand the liberating power of conscious clarity.
Blending presentation with case studies, demonstration, Q/A and participatory learning activities, practitioners will leave having experienced a model and method for helping people untangle from painful distorted thoughts while supporting them in waking up to higher states of consciousness.
- Identify 3 principles of Acceptance and Integration Training.
- Demonstrate a technique for breaking free from cognitive distortions.