Pre-conference workshops: 18 - 19 October, 9am - 5pm both days.
Full conference: 2.5 days. 20/10 8.30am (registration)-5pm, 21/10 9am-5pm, 22/10 9am-1pm.
Bringing together leading local and international speakers, researchers and trainers, the Perth ANZACBS conference promises to nourish, refresh, and inspire clinicians and academics alike.
Held at the beautiful Pan Pacific Hotel, the ANZACBS Conference will showcase research and clinical training across the depth and breadth of Contextual Behavioural Science including cutting edge research and applications in:
Acceptance & Commitment Therapy
Relational Frame Theory
Functional Analytic Psychotherapy
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
Confirmed speakers include:
Richard Ryan: world renowned founder of Self-determination theory and one of the most influential living psychologists
Pat Dudgeon: leading expert in Indigenous Suicide Prevention
Joanne Dahl: pioneer in Acceptance & Commitment Therapy for pain and values based interventions
Lisa Coyne: Harvard professor, and world expert in parenting and OCD
Darin Cairns: popular speaker, leading practitioner in applied Relational Frame Theory with family systems
Eric Morris: Director of the La Trobe University Psychology Clinic, highly experienced ACT clinician, teacher and author
Across the Conference will be an array of speakers engaged in basic science and applied practice, across diverse areas of work. The conference will feature workshops, skills classes, panel discussion, papers and symposia: something for everyone.
Perth offers visitors an extraordinary destination with unique experiences due to its very active, fun, welcoming, vibrant and friendly culture. Whether it be scrumptious food, the small bar scene, breathtaking beaches, history or art, Perth and surrounds has something to delight everyone.
This conference will suitable for psychologists, social workers, professional counselors, educators, psychiatrists, general practitioners, behaviour analysts, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, students and more. Anyone in a similarly related helping or research field is warmly invited to attend.
Read more about the pre-conference workshops on the ANZACBS website here if you have not already chosen yours!
And for all undergraduate students of psychology, social work and related fields, as well as Year 11 and 12 students studying Pscyhology, and/or interested in a career in psychology, social work, counselling or related fields. We've put together a showcase just for you. You can read about it here.
Pan Pacific Hotel Perth
207 Adelaide Terrace, Perth, WA 6000
|Darin: 18-19 Oct, 9am - 5pm each day.||Pre-conference Workshop: Darin Cairns - Behind the ACT: Applying Relational Frame Theory in Practice||Open||
|JoAnne: 18-19 Oct, 9am - 5pm each day.||Pre-conference Workshop: JoAnne Dahl - Living With and Beyond Your Pain: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) in the treatment of Chronic Pain||Open||
|Lisa: 18-19 Oct, 9am - 5pm each day.||Pre-conference Workshop: Lisa Coyne - Fear and Flexibility: ACT for Anxiety and OCD in Young People||Open||
|ANZACBS 2.5 days: 20th 8.30am - 22nd 1pm||ANZACBS Full Conference (2.5 days: Starts 20 Oct 8.30am, ends 22 Oct 1pm)||Open||
|Sunday 22 October 2017 1:30 PM||Showcase for Undergraduate & Senior Secondary Students 1:30-5pm||Open||
Darin: 18-19 Oct, 9am - 5pm each day.
Pre-conference Workshop: Darin Cairns - Behind the ACT: Applying Relational Frame Theory in Practice
JoAnne: 18-19 Oct, 9am - 5pm each day.
Pre-conference Workshop: JoAnne Dahl - Living With and Beyond Your Pain: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) in the treatment of Chronic Pain
Lisa: 18-19 Oct, 9am - 5pm each day.
Pre-conference Workshop: Lisa Coyne - Fear and Flexibility: ACT for Anxiety and OCD in Young People
ANZACBS 2.5 days: 20th 8.30am - 22nd 1pm
ANZACBS Full Conference (2.5 days: Starts 20 Oct 8.30am, ends 22 Oct 1pm)
Sunday 22 October 2017 1:30 PM
Showcase for Undergraduate & Senior Secondary Students 1:30-5pm