ACT Therapy (acceptance and commitment therapy) is a type of therapy that is based in applied behavior analytic principles that address both internal and external behaviors. ACT therapy uses six processes to help people improve their behavior and their emotional regulation. Six Processes of ACT Therapy VALUES is the center of ACT […]
Check out this parent training video on how to improve social skills! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YSKSF5FsUSg
What does it look like to ethically treat adult clients that can lead independent lives? Find out with our guest Carlos Torres, Director of the Transitions Program of Fox Valley Autism Treatment Program located in Appleton, WI. Listen to him nerd out with Ashley and Katie about how his passion for helping others led him […]
What is verbal behavior and how can we be sure we are ethically targeting it? Ashley and Katie have their first guest, Brad Brezinksi, BCBA on their fifth episode to nerd out about ethically teaching verbal behavior.
Why is it is so important to care about yourself? Ashley and Katie nerd out in their fourth episode on how it isn’t selfish to do self-care. On the contrary, it’s actually part of our ethical code to take care of ourselves!
What are the functions of behavior? Every behavior under the sun will fall into these categories. Once you become familiar with these functions, it will help you be able to navigate and problem solve any behavior. The research shows that if a behavior is effective for us we will keep doing it. Similarly if it […]
What is ACT therapy and how can it help you become a more ethical and compassionate ABA therapist? Listen to Ashley and Katie nerd out about how much they love Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and share some experiences with it in their own lives.
There’s a debate on whether or not teaching social skills is ethical and whether we should be targeting them with Applied Behavior Analysis. Listen to Ashley and Katie nerd out about why it’s important to not only validate and listen to the community and individuals receiving services, but also ensure they are being taught skills […]
Ashley and Katie nerd out on their love for the field of ABA and introduce their podcast. Topics include how our field has some healing to do and how ABA and Psychology can be BFFs.