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ACT - Managing stress and promoting health

Tuesday 9 March 2021 15.30 – 18.30

Via Zoom

The Student Health Services course, "ACT - Managing Stress and Promoting health", teaches you how to cope with the stress that is inevitable in daily life, not least as a student.

The course is based on a form of therapy that is called Acceptance and Commitment Therapy - ACT. When used in a stress management course, it is called Acceptance and Commitment Training. Research from both Sweden and England shows that ACT is an effective method for reducing stress in adults and adolescents. You will learn hands-on and evidence-based tools to manage stress and to live your life more in harmony with your life values. The course consists of four group sessions, once a week, each session is about three hours (a total of 12 hours). The content is a mixture of theory and experience-based elements.

During the course we work with the following questions:

  • How can we relate to stress in our daily lives?
  • What is stress and what happens in your body when you are stressed?
  • What should we accept and what can we change?
  • How can we prevent depression or fatigue depression?
  • What do I value in my different areas of life?
  • What strategies and possibilities do I have to take steps towards the life I want to live?


Course date: Tuesdays in March, 9/3, 16/3, 23/30, 30/3.

Time: 15:30-18:30.

Location: via Zoom.

Notification: opens on 22 February.

Last registration date: 8 March.

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Photo: Simon Wilkes/Unsplash