ACT Metaphors Using Geek Culture: Geek Therapy Through the ACT Lens

About this Training

In teaching clients about the concepts of ACT metaphor is a powerful tool. ACT therapists use a wide range of metaphor’s in their day to day practice. This training is to help provide geek specific metaphors to help clinicians find the metaphors that will best resonate with their clients. We will use examples from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Star Wars, Avatar the Last Air Bender, YA Novels and more, to teach the principles of ACT.

ACT Metaphors Using Geek Culture: Geek Therapy Through the ACT Lens

Learning Objectives

  • #1

    Participants will describe how metaphors are used in ACT.

  • #2

    Participants will list at least three different metaphors that utilize geek culture.

  • #3

    Participants will compile tools on how to identify potential metaphors in the geek media they consume.

Instructor(s)

LICENSED CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Megan Connell

Dr. Megan Connell is a board-certified clinical psychologist whose practice encompasses a wide variety of topics and approaches. Her innovated work with girls, geeks and games has garnered her national attention, particularly for her work in applied role-playing games such as Dungeons & Dragons. She co-developed applied, therapeutic role-playing games training curriculum for mental health professionals. Dr. Connell has appeared on Geek and Sundry to talk about the interface of gaming and psychology, regularly speaks at major gaming conventions nationally, and she writes, directs, and produces the YouTube series Psychology at the Table, as well as the live play Dungeons & Dragons game Clinical Roll. She is active on Twitter as @MeganPsyD.

Enjoy These Further Benefits!

  • Understand Your Clients

    Learn how to understand and work with your clients using proven strategies derived from competent practice, knowledge, and culture while knowing what questions to ask them.

  • Learn From A Leader In The Field

    Presented by one of the leading experts in the field of Psychology, this training presents upon the topic using real life examples.

  • Become Knowledgeable In The Culture

    Through understanding the culture and connecting with our clients, we create meaning, relationships, and a place for new thought to birth.

Course Curriculum

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    ACT Metaphors Using Geek Culture: Geek Therapy Through the ACT Lens Video

    • ACT Metaphors Using Geek Culture: Geek Therapy Through the ACT Lens Video

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