Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Psychology




Latest news (updated 18 July 2016)

A committee meeting was held 15 July 2016. Meeting minutes will be available soon. Click here to access previous meeting minutes.

We welcome Rachael Sim to the ACT & Psychology committee as Acting Website Editor. Rachael is a Clinical Psychologist in private practice based in Perth. Thank you Rachael for volunteering in this role.

Contact the committee if you have activities or information to share with group members. Our next committee meeting will be held on 9 September 2016. The AGM will be held at the ANZ ACBS conference in Melbourne, 7-9 November 2016. Specific time & location to be confirmed. We invite all interest group members to attend.




Eric's webinar on 17 May was a success! Thanks to the members who participated. The video will be available for all members to view on 17 August. 

Our next sponsored webinar Mindfulness, acceptance, and cognitive change: A unified approach to Cognitive Behavioral therapy with Joseph Ciarrochi will be held 25 August 2016, 7-8pm.

If you have not attended a webinar previously, you will find its a convenient and great learning experience. It is also a wonderful way to engage with the presenter and have your questions answered directly. At a subsidised fee, we encourage all Interest Group members to attend.

Here are links to current videos (free access) in the Resources section of the member page:




We have been regularly updating our ACT Supervisors List thanks to our committee member Charles Thermos. If you would like to be added to this list, or would like to access this list, please contact Charles via the following email:



Applications for the Student Interest Group Prize are now open! If you know any students doing ACT or RFT-related research get them on board. Applications close on 31 October 2016. For more information click here.


If you have any relevant material for us to share with group members, please contact our website editor.

Some members have enquired about Acceptance and Commitment Therapy being a focused psychological strategy/approach recognised by Medicare. We have added an article to our resources and publications page for your benefit.




last updated 12 November 2016 by Acting website editor Rachael Sim