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Body ACT  |  3-Part Series | CPA/CE Credits (Fall)
Body ACT  |  3-Part Series | CPA/CE Credits (Fall)

Fri, Oct 28


Online Series/Zoom

Body ACT | 3-Part Series | CPA/CE Credits (Fall)

Body ACT is an informative live webinar series. It not only introduces you to the core processes of ACT but also how to use ACT to help clients with body image struggles, and how to use ACT with yourself to identify and unhook from body-related struggles that impact practice, like weight bias.

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Time & Location

Oct 28, 2022, 1:30 p.m. – Nov 18, 2022, 3:00 p.m.

Online Series/Zoom

About the event

The Beacon Centre is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) to offer continuing education (CE) for psychologists.

CE Credits:

1.5 credits per workshop, providing participants pass a post-webinar workshop and course evaluation (pass 7/10 multiple choice quiz).

Registration is limited to clinical psychologists, social workers and other clinicians only.

$50/session or $120 for all sessions.


  • A Taste of ACT: Workshop 1

    Acceptance and Commitment Therapy has been demonstrated as an effective intervention for a wide range of issues, including depression, anxiety, pain, substance use disorders and eating disorders. In the first session of this webinar series, A Taste of ACT, Dr. Pegrum walks you through some of the theoritical underpinnings of ACT, then moves towards exploring different ACT processes. By the end of the webinar you should have a basic understanding of ACT and so CE Credits: 1.5 credit per workshop.

    Tax: +$7.50 HST+$1.44 service fee
  • Body ACT: 3 sessions

    Introducing you to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), how to apply ACT to your own potential weight biases, and how ACT can be used with clients who struggle with body image. CE Credits: 1.5 credit per workshop.

    Tax: +$18.00 HST+$3.45 service fee
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  • Breaking the Binds: Workshop 2

    In the second webinar in this series, Dr. Pegrum explores body image through the ACT lens. In “Breaking the Binds of Body Image” you will learn how body image struggles may present in a clinical setting, how they relate to the ACT core processes, and the different forms of ACT based interventions for body image struggles. It introduces different ways to help a person disengage from unhelpful body image traps and re-engage in their life. CE Credits: 1.5 credit per workshop.

    Tax: +$7.50 HST+$1.44 service fee
  • Weight Bias: Workshop 3

    The final webinar in this series draws attention to the societal factors that contribute to, and maintain body image issues, in particular weight bias. As clinicians, we work with people of all shapes and sizes. As we have been submitted to societal messages, we too can be victim to weight bias. In this webinar you will build an understanding of societal messages around weight, learn to compassionately identify your own biases...

    Tax: +$7.50 HST+$1.44 service fee



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