SchemACT Online Training Program for

Building Meaningful Relationships

Integrating Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Schema Therapy, and Somatic Techniques to Treat Interpersonal Problems

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Earn 7 CE Credits

Learn a holistic approach for breaking unhelpful relational patterns

This online training program presents a groundbreaking holistic therapeutic approach that integrates Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Schema Therapy, Somatic Psychology, and Nonviolent Communication to help individuals strengthen relationships, create healthy boundaries, and build authentic intimacy.

This introductory course, will identify 11 core beliefs (schemas) and relational patterns that damage relationships. Treatment processes drawn from the ACT model and adapted for problematic interpersonal behaviors will be covered, including a conceptual framework, role-plays, client demonstration sessions, and experiential exercises.

Gain practical skills for overcoming barriers to healthy relationships

You will learn how to work with individuals to identify negative relationship patterns, clarify values, and overcome barriers to values-based actions in relationships.

You will gain practical skills for working with thoughts, feelings, and sensations that act as barriers to values. Including defusion and mindfulness exercises for distancing from painful stories, somatic techniques for embracing difficult emotions and sensations, and behavioral interventions for helping people take effective actions in relationships.

All of the tools that you need to help people break free from their conditioning and develop healthy, enlivening, and fulfilling relationships.

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What you’ll learn

This cutting-edge protocol teaches proven techniques for overcoming barriers to authentic connection and healing interpersonal trauma.

  • The role of schemas/core beliefs in relationships
  • Somatic techniques for embracing emotions
  • Behavioral tools for being intentional in relationships
  • How to apply Nonviolent Communication to increase intimacy
  • Negotiation skills for reaching win/win agreements
  • Mindfulness and defusion exercises to distance from unhelpful thoughts
  • Cognitive interventions for overcoming limiting beliefs
  • Behavioral tools for breaking free from conditioned responses and unhelpful patterns in relationships
  • Behavioral strategies for healing attachment wounds and building authentic connections
  • Self-compassion techniques for expanding window of tolerance
  • Tools for Clarifying values and values-based actions in relationships
  • Somatic interventions for connecting to and embodying values

This workshop will help you:

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Understand how your conditioning, core beliefs, and traumas impact your relational patterns

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Change your relationship with difficult thoughts, feelings, and sensations that act as barriers to connection.

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Learn skills and tools to take effective action, live your values, and develop fulfilling relationships.

What’s included in the SchemACT to Strengthen Relationships Training

Included in the program

  • Lifetime access to all content, including future promotions
  • 8 hours of video instruction, role-plays, and practical exercises
  • Access to SchemACT membership portal.
  • 7 CE credits for mental health professionals
  • Demonstrations of client sessions
  • 16 expert modules for strengthening relationships
  • Client resources including typable worksheets, experiential exercise, and tracking logs
  • Access to private online community
  • Learn anywhere, anytime, at your own pace

Objectives

  • List 11 interpersonal schemas (core beliefs) that perpetuate relationship distress.
  • Recognize schema avoidance strategies that drive interpersonal problems.
  • Provide a formulation that integrates ACT and schema Therapy.
  • Identify key values in relationships.
  • Clarify values-based actions in relationships.
  • Identify thoughts and feelings that act as barriers to values.
  • Apply the six ACT processes to overcome barriers to values-based actions.
  • Use mindfulness skills to identify moments of choice to engage in values-based actions.
  • Utilize somatic techniques to work with schema-driven feelings and sensations that act as barriers to values-based actions.

Who Is This For?

  • Mental health professionals: psychologists, psychotherapist, psychiatrists, social workers, counselors, marriage and family therapist, etc.
  • Students: trainees, interns, associates
  • Coaches: leadership trainers, executive coaches, relationship coaches and life coaches
  • Educators: teachers, professors, instructors
  • Anyone interested in learning how to strengthen relationships and build authentic intimacy

Curriculum

Expand your toolbox with the SchemACT expert led Program. While earning your continuing education credits from home.

Lesson 1: The Importance of Relationships

Opening statements about the importance of relationships and the role of schemas.

Lesson 2: Theoretical Framework of ACT

Review the theoretical framework of ACT, including Relational Frame Theory and Functional Contextualism.

Lesson 3: SchemACT Formulation

Learn how to conceptualize clients using a SchemACT formulation, and see a discussion of primary pain, secondary pain, and Experiential Avoidance.

Lesson 4: Understanding Schemas

Understand why integrating schemas with ACT is crucial when treating interpersonal problems.

Lesson 5: Steps of Treatment

Review an in-depth description of each step of treatment and intervention process.

Lesson 6: Identifying Schemas

This is a step-by-step guide for identifying schemas and understanding each of the key interpersonal schemas.

Lesson 7: Identifying Schema Avoidance Behaviors

Helping clients identify the Experiential Avoidance strategies they use when triggered in relationships.

Lesson 8: Providing the Formulation

Sharing the formulation and getting a “buy-in” for treatment. Providing your case conceptualization with clients and using the process of creative hopelessness to obtain consent for treatment.

Lesson 9: Clarifying Values

Demonstrations of exercises, metaphors, and ACT techniques for clarifying values.

Lesson 10: Committed Action

Learn to identify specific values-based actions to replace old Schema Avoidance Behaviors.

Lesson 11: Identifying Barriers to Values

We will identify the schema-driven thoughts, feelings, sensations, and urges that act as barriers to values-based actions.

Lesson 12: Overcoming Barriers

Use the six ACT processes to overcome barriers to values-based actions.

Lesson 13: Overcoming Barriers with Defusion

Practice defusion techniques, exercises, and metaphors to work with schema-driven thoughts that act as barriers to values.

Lesson 14: Overcoming Barriers with Self As Context

Utilizing Self As Context to cultivate flexible perspective-taking.

Lesson 15: Overcoming Barriers with Present Moment Acceptance

Working with emotions that show up as barriers to values-based actions. Using mindfulness, self-compassion, present moment contact, acceptance, and somatic experiencing to embrace difficult schema-driven feelings.

Lesson 16: Overcoming barriers with Emotion Exposure

See how using emotion exposure increases willingness to stay in contact with difficult internal experiences.

What Participants Are Saying

This was the most eye-opening course I’ve taken in years. Very informative and immediately applicable to clinical work.

Molly Kierein, PsyD

Fantastic Course! The pacing was fantastic, role-plays were helpful, content very relatable and practical! Much appreciated.

Brooke Armstrong, PhD

Outstanding material - wish it were even longer. The role-plays and identifying avoidance behaviors were especially helpful. Thank you!

Lauren Korshak, MFT

Wonderful course, very informative, concrete steps, and the role playing was great, helpful to watch it in action

Joseph Assouline, PsyD

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About the Presenter

Avigail Lev, PsyD

Psychotherapist, author, and executive coach in the Bay Area, she is the director of the Bay Area CBT Center, a clinic in San Francisco and Oakland that provides evidence-based treatments for individuals, couples, and groups.

As a specialist in integrating Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Schema Therapy, Avigail has co-authored three books on strengthening relationships, including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Interpersonal Problems, The Interpersonal Problems Workbook, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Couples.

She has presented her research at regional and international conferences and provides consultation, training, and workshops on utilizing evidence-based treatments. You can find her dedicated work featured in The New York Post, CNBC, Forbes, Huffington Post, Business Insider, Dr. Drew, Bloomberg news, Verywell Mind, MSN, Psych Central, Psychologists Off the Clock, Dateable, and many more.

Books by Dr Lev

How long do I get access to the program?

You receive lifetime access to the program and all future content that is regularly added to the membership portal.

What is the membership portal?

The membership portal is a private online community where clinicians and their clients can access explainer videos, fillable and typable worksheets, guided mindfulness audio, and experiential exercises.

Clients can fill out the worksheets on their computer or phone and email it straight to their practitioner to go over together. The membership portal is a complete self-help program for individuals to learn new skills, track their triggers and values, and practice experiential exercises by themselves or with their therapist.

What’s include in the membership portal:

√ Nonviolent Communication worksheets

√ Negotiation formula

√ Self-care consequences worksheet

√ Lists of feelings and needs in relationships

√ SchemACT triggers log

√ SchemACT values tracking logs

√ Somatic exercises for healing a traumatized nervous system and for embodying values

√ Vagal toning techniques

√ Self-compassion guided mindfulness exercises for each schema

And Much More….

All tools incorporate interventions backed by cutting-edge discoveries from evidence-based treatments and are included in the SchemACT Program.

How long is the course?

The course has about 8 hours of video (excluding the membership portal) and includes didactic presentations, demonstrations of client sessions, role-plays, and experiential exercises.

What is your refund policy?

Your satisfaction with the SchemACT program is our highest priority!

Full refunds are offered to participants who email us at Info@CBTonline.com within 72 hours of their purchase

 

I am not a mental health professional. Will I still benefit from the program?

Absolutely, yes! While the program is designed for individuals in the helping profession, people from various backgrounds may take the training and find it beneficial.

Please be advised that this training is educational in nature and is not intended to be a replacement for psychotherapy.

Does the course offer continuing education credits for licensed professionals?

Yes! This course qualifies for 7 hours of continuing education credits for a range of individuals in the health professions. No added fees to qualify for the 7 CE credits.

 

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and Bay Area CBT Center (BACC). Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for Counselors:

AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MD, ME, MO, NC, ND, NH, NE, NJ, NM, NV, OK*, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY

MI: No CE requirements

The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for MFTs:

AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IN, KS, MD, ME, MO, NE, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NV, OK*, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WY

The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for Addictions Professionals:

AK, AR, CO, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, IN, KS, LA, MD, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NM, NY (outstate held), OK*, OR, SC, UT, WA, WI, WY

* OK accepts APA credit for live, in-person activities. For all ethics and/or online courses, an application is required.

MA / MFTs: Participants can self-submit courses not approved by the MAMFT board for review.

The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for Social Workers:

AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, ID, IN, KY, ME, MN, MO, NE, NH, NM, OR, PA, VT, WI, WY

Social Workers (ASWB) Credit Designation

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Amedco is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Amedco maintains responsibility for this course. Social Workers completing this course receive 7.00 GENERAL continuing education credits.

The following state boards accept courses offering ASWB ACE credit for Social Workers:

AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE,  NH, NM, NV, OH, OK*, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WI, WV*, WY

* WV accepts ASWB ACE unless activity is live in West Virginia, an application is required.

The following state boards accept courses offering ASWB ACE credit for Counselors:

AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, MA, MD, ME, MO, ND, NE, NM, NH, NV, OK*, OR, PA, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY

* AL: Activities without NBCC approval may be approved upon receipt of documentation prior to the activity BEFORE the event. No approvals afterward by the board.

*MI: No CE requirement

The following state boards accept courses offering ASWB ACE credit for MFTs:

AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, IA, ID, IN, KS, MD, ME, MO, NC, NE, NH, NM, NV, OK*, OR, PA, RI, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY

*MA MFTs: Participants can self-submit courses not approved by the MAMFT board for review.

*MI: No CE requirement

* OK accepts ASWB ACE for live, in-person activities. For all ethics and/or online courses, application is required.

The following state boards accept courses offering ASWB ACE credit for Addictions Professionals:

AK, CA, CO, CT, GA, IA, IN, KS, LA, MO, MT, ND, NM, NV, OK, OR, SC, WA, WI, WV, WY

How can I reach Customer Support?

Please email us at Info@CBTonline.com and we will find the answer to your question or the solution to your problem.

Continuing Education Info

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and Bay Area CBT Center (BACC). Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for Counselors:

AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MD, ME, MO, NC, ND, NH, NE, NJ, NM, NV, OK*, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY

MI: No CE requirements

The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for MFTs:

AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IN, KS, MD, ME, MO, NE, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NV, OK*, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WY

The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for Addictions Professionals:

AK, AR, CO, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, IN, KS, LA, MD, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NM, NY (outstate held), OK*, OR, SC, UT, WA, WI, WY

* OK accepts APA credit for live, in-person activities. For all ethics and/or online courses, an application is required.

MA / MFTs: Participants can self-submit courses not approved by the MAMFT board for review.

The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for Social Workers:

AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, ID, IN, KY, ME, MN, MO, NE, NH, NM, OR, PA, VT, WI, WY

Social Workers (ASWB) Credit Designation

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Amedco is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Amedco maintains responsibility for this course. Social Workers completing this course receive 7.00 GENERAL continuing education credits.

The following state boards accept courses offering ASWB ACE credit for Social Workers:

AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE,  NH, NM, NV, OH, OK*, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WI, WV*, WY

* WV accepts ASWB ACE unless activity is live in West Virginia, an application is required.

The following state boards accept courses offering ASWB ACE credit for Counselors:

AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, MA, MD, ME, MO, ND, NE, NM, NH, NV, OK*, OR, PA, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY

* AL: Activities without NBCC approval may be approved upon receipt of documentation prior to the activity BEFORE the event. No approvals afterward by the board.

*MI: No CE requirement

The following state boards accept courses offering ASWB ACE credit for MFTs:

AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, IA, ID, IN, KS, MD, ME, MO, NC, NE, NH, NM, NV, OK*, OR, PA, RI, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY

*MA MFTs: Participants can self-submit courses not approved by the MAMFT board for review.

*MI: No CE requirement

* OK accepts ASWB ACE for live, in-person activities. For all ethics and/or online courses, application is required.

The following state boards accept courses offering ASWB ACE credit for Addictions Professionals:

AK, CA, CO, CT, GA, IA, IN, KS, LA, MO, MT, ND, NM, NV, OK, OR, SC, WA, WI, WV, WY