Join over 3,000 mental health professionals who have trained through our workshops and online courses

ACT Skills specialises in acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) education and training for mental health professionals. We focus on developing cutting-edge training, products and online courses to psychologists, counsellors, social workers, occupational therapists, doctors, teachers and coaches.

Products & Online Courses

ACT Skills offers a range of free and paid acceptance and commitment therapy products and online courses to the mental health profession. Some online courses also offer professional development points for clinicians.

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Training & Workshops

Whether you are a beginner or want to take ACT further in your practice, ACT Skills training will help you develop your clinical skills to use ACT with your clients.

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"The introductory workshop has given me a deeper understanding and practical approach to using ACT with clients."

− Joanne Quatre-Bornes, Counsellor, VIC

"I gained a much more enhanced appreciation of the core processes and the overall approach of ACT."

− Gregg Chapman, Senior School Counsellor/Psychologist, Canberra

"The workshop gave me confidence in using the ACT framework, metaphors and examples with clients."

− Jo Sheedy, Trainee Psychologist & Physiotherapist, VIC

"It was good to see the 6 core processes formulated around a structure that enabled them to be teachable and learnable."

− Keith Wray, Counselling Psychologist, VIC

"I have already started to use ACT in my practice with great results."

− D.E. James, Psychologist, NSW

"I loved the training on values and have already been using my values cards with four clients!"

− Jan Tonkin, Clinical Psychologist, VIC

Free ACT Course

Join over 2,500 (and growing) mental health professionals who have completed our 7-day ACT for Beginners™ online training course.

In this training you will learn the fundamentals of the 6 acceptance and commitment therapy core processes including working with defusion, acceptance, the present moment, self as context, values and committed action.

*Originally sold for $97, it is now available 100% FREE!

Includes 2 CPD (professional development points)

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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a mindfulness-based therapeutic approach with a strong and rapidly growing empirical evidence base for its effectiveness with treating depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis, chronic pain, body image concerns and PTSD.

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Nesh Nikolic (BA Psych, Grad Dip App Psych, M Clin Psych, MAPS, MACP) is a Clinical Psychologist specialising in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Nesh has been practicing ACT for many years and has over 10,000 hours of one-on-one therapy experience. He has worked with individuals, couples, executives, athletes and national sporting teams using ACT.

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