ACT Mindfully Group Course

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Learn mindful living skills at Next Wave Therapy

Mindfulness helps yo to live a rich and meaningful life despite the pain and stress that inevitably goes with it.

This high quality group program teaches Acceptance & Commitment Therapy principles, mindfulness and relaxation skills. Designed to assist pain management and psychological wellbeing, it will also suit people wanting to live more consciously.

Do you live with persistent pain? Do you experience anxiety, depression or stress related health problems e.g. hypertension? Do you want to enrich the quality of your life?

ACT Mindfully group course is facilitated by occupational therapists at Next Wave Therapy in Hilton (Fremantle area).

A maximum of 6 people per course ensures a small supportive group learning environment.

What will I learn in the ACT Mindfully course?

Participants learn the 6 Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) principles and how to apply them into their everyday life. Topics covered include:

  • what is acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and mindful living

  • traditional mindfulness practices and meditation techniques

  • relaxation strategies to combat the stress response

  • the neuro-science of pain care, stress management and trauma informed care.

  • what mindfulness, neuroplasticity and finding meaning in life have in common.

  • goal setting and how to develop directorship of one’s own life

  • how to develop self awareness and boost self esteem

  • self management skills for pain, stress and coping with life’s challenges

These classes embrace the art and science of heart-mind-body medicine in a supportive, practical and relaxed way.

ACT Mindfully is an 8 Module Course:

  • Getting Started - Beginners Mind.

  • Being Present - Understand power of now

  • Noticing Thoughts - Develop heart-mind

  • Acceptance - Open up

  • Values - Know what matters

  • Committed Action - Do what matters

  • Self Awareness - Embody self care

  • Integration - Self Mastery

Each session begins with breath awareness, a gentle way to reconnect with one’s self and what is important in life.

How do I join the class?

To join the classes you need an initial assessment with one of our occupational therapists.

Private Health Insurance and Medicare Rebate (Mental Health Care Plan) apply
Register with family member or a carer - they pay 1/2 price

“Mindfulness is consciously bringing awareness to you’re here-and-now experience with openness, interest and receptiveness.” Dr Russel Harris, 2006 Psychotherapy in Australia, 12 (4)