Demo lesson
here's a taster of my new course for psychologists who want to prepare for studying in English
1 hour
Intermediate-Advanced
Listening and Speaking skills

Task 1. Think

1) How often do you conduct exposures in your therapy?

2) What’s your preferred metaphor to increase clients' willingness to take part in it?

3) How can you adapt exposure safely?

Task 2. Read the words and find a synonym for each one:

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Deliberately:

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To Seek Out:

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Repertoire-Narrowing:

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To make a scene

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to tantrum
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Can't Stand:

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To Last:
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Conditional 'Yes'
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Task 3. Watch and answer the question:

What is his talk about?

Taken from https://www.praxiscet.com

Task 4.1 Read the questions (you do not have to answer them now!):

What old-fashioned view of exposure does he mention?

What are the aims of exposure in ACT?

What’s essential to do before exposure?

What can clients choose when agreeing on exposure work?

What’s the metaphor of a child and a sweet about?

How can it relate to panic attacks?

Task 4.2 Watch the video again and take notes about the same questions below:

Taken from https://www.praxiscet.com
 
Task 5. Watch again and complete each gap with 1 word:
 
Task 6. Find an opposite (for example, big — small) for each of these words:
increase
(behave) flexibly
artificial
to narrow
comprehensive
(do something) in the presence of...
amplifying (loop)
 
Task 6. Complete the words about types of exposure:
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Task 7. Speaking. First, read these questions below and think about your answers. When you plan your answers, try to include the words in italics to practice them:

1. What can help to increase a client’s motivation for in vivo exposure?

2. Have you done any in vivo exposure with a client outside of the therapy room?

3. What can help a comprehensive understanding of RFT/ ACT?

4. How do you feel about the role of artificial intelligence in therapy?

5. What’s narrowing your behavioural repertoire right now?

6. Provide an example of inflexible behaviour on a dance floor.

7. How does negative body image usually become amplified?

8. What if a child gets really anxious even in the absence of a visible threat?

9. What your favourite technique in the presence of fear?

10. What are the benefits of imaginal exposure?

11.What are the dangers of flooding?

12.What are the way to practice interoceptive exposure with panic attacks?

Task 7. Speaking. Now, record your answers using a voice recorder:

1. What can help to increase a client’s motivation for in vivo exposure?

2. Have you done any in vivo exposure with a client outside of the therapy room?

3. What can help a comprehensive understanding of RFT/ ACT?

4. How do you feel about the role of artificial intelligence in therapy?

5. What’s narrowing your behavioural repertoire right now?

6. Provide an example of inflexible behaviour on a dance floor.

7. How does negative body image usually become amplified?

8. What if a child gets really anxious even in the absence of a visible threat?

9. What your favourite technique in the presence of fear?

10. What are the benefits of imaginal exposure?

11.What are the dangers of flooding?

12.What are the way to practice interoceptive exposure with panic attacks?

(in the paid version of the course you’ll be able to send me this recording for checking)

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