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Live Online Courses - Culturally Tailored ACT
Targeting Black Racial Trauma (PRAXIS)

In this PRAXIS-online course, Dr. Payne shows how to incorporate the POOF model into work with Black clients over four 2-hour weekly sessions.

Eight (8) CEUs are available.

The course will begin on Friday, Sept 13th, 2024, at 3:30 PM Eastern Time. For more information and to register, go to:

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Book launched December, 2022: "Out of the Fire: Healing Black Trauma Caused by Systemic Racism Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy"
by New Harbinger Press

To date, there are no books on ACT adapted to the trauma that African Americans face. This groundbreaking book looks deeply at the type of trauma - racial, intergenerational, and historical - that African Americans face and shows how tailored ACT can help pull people out of the fire of trauma. The official launch date was December 1st and is available at many locations where books are sold. See the "Out Of The Fire Book" tab for more information.


Culturally Tailored ACT - Consultation and Research

Dr. Payne is selectively available for individual or group consultation and training on the POOF model. Please contact her by email to discuss your specific needs and to obtain her hourly consultation rate.

In addition, Dr. Payne engages in empirical research on the

culturally-tailored model (grants and publications). Please contact her by email at to discuss potential collaboration efforts.

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