Ben is an acting teacher, writer and director, and a certified ACT Matrix Trainer. He is the founder and director of The Working Action Group and the originator of “ACT for Acting”, a project aiming to refresh and revitalise psychological approaches to dramatic character and place psychological flexibility and care for wellbeing at the heart of the acting process.
Alongside his creative theatre practice and work in some of the UK’s leading drama schools, Ben offers classes, workshops and one-to-one coaching through The Working Action Group. To find out more, follow The Working Action Group on Twitter (@working_action) or get in touch by email.Visit Ben's Group on Twitter
is a BCBA and Clinical Director for Autism Learning Partners, an in-home ABA agency, and an adjunct professor in the ABA master's program at Daemen College. She completed her master's degree in applied behavior analysis (ABA) at Ball State University and has completed a certificate in organizational behavior management (OBM) through Florida Institute of Technology. Anna incorporates evidence-based approaches when managing staff, using OBM techniques and the ACT and Prosocial Matrix when supervising and supporting BCBAs and direct service providers. The ACT Matrix and Prosocial ARC allow her to improve cooperation and collaboration amongst team members within her organization.Contact Anna by Clicking Here
Ann is a Special Education Teacher, Certified ACT facilitator, and Licensed Behavior Analyst. For the past 30 + years, Ann has worked in the Public Schools, Early Intervention, and as an outside consultant to Public School Programs. Ann’s primary focus has been supporting children with special needs and their families.
As a certified ACT Matrix facilitator, Ann uses the Matrix to support Educators, Students, and families. Ann is a true believer in teaching explicit Social Emotional Learning skills to children and finds the ACT Matrix a very beneficial tool for her clients and students.
In addition to her degree in Special Education, she earned her certificate in Behavior Analysis in 2003 and is a Licensed Behavior Analyst in the State of CT.
Ann currently works for Movia Robotics, Inc, as Director of Content. In her role with Movia, she is responsible for developing academic and social-emotional content delivered by Robot-Assisted Instruction.
Ann offers free ACT Matrix webinars on Crowdcast. Please follow her at crowdcast.io/annsullivan
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is a physician, coach, and educator who lives in Sacramento, California. After graduating from medical school at UC San Francisco and completing a residency in Internal Medicine at UC Davis, he practiced Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine for over 30 years at Kaiser Permanente. In addition to clinical practice, Kevin served as a physician communication-skills coach, was the Chief of Physician Health & Wellness at his medical center, and became a certified mindfulness teacher in 2018. Since that time, Kevin has devoted himself to helping others through teaching and coaching the skills of mindfulness as a partner with LK Mindfulness. Kevin is deeply committed to helping clients and students learn, understand, and practice mindfulness to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. He loves using the ACT Matrix because it is such a powerful tool for helping people quickly realize the benefits of mindfulness in a simple and practical way. As one of his students put it, “It’s like mindfulness with handles!” Kevin can be reached through his website at lkmindfulness.com.Kevin's Website
Mariam is a Certified ACT Matrix Trainer and currently a student at George Mason University, pursuing a master’s degree in applied behavior analysis and special education. She has earned a medical degree at the Arabian Gulf University and has worked as a pediatric and NICU resident at King Hamad University Hospital and ran the Pediatric Developmental Clinic there. Mariam has always been interested in autism spectrum disorders and a heart for individuals with intellectual & developmental disabilities. She is fluent in Arabic and English and is currently learning Japanese and American Sign Language. Mariam is happily married with four children. She loves traveling around the world, baking, interior designing, and organizing.Click Here for More Information
...is a board-certified behavior analyst (BCBA) and Qualified Behavior Analyst (QBA) who has worked with people with developmental disabilities, severe mental illness, parents, and those looking to improve their lives for over 10 years. She is a certified ACT Matrix trainer and facilitator and uses ACT in her work as a Coach, helping individuals and organizations move through conflict and towards value-based, purpose-infused action. She is very interested and involved in the implementation of behavioral health integration, specifically in improving the care for people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) starting at the pediatrician’s office. She is a consultant and provides consultation to local schools and hospitals, as well as international consultation in Brazil, her native country. She is a faculty member and advisor at the Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies Doctor of Behavior Health program, and an adjunct professor at the ABA program at St. Joseph’s College in Long Island, NY. She has published articles in the International Journal of Integrated Care and Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis and has presented at several international and national conferences. You can learn more about her work atDr. Rocha's Website
Sergio is an independent Trainer and coach based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. He is an MSc in General Social Sciences and has a background in Probation work. He is specialized in three evidence-based methods for human behavior change: Motivational Interviewing, Solution-focused coaching, and ACT. Around this wonderful knowledge, he developed a Year long practical course for coaching professionals. He published two books on the first 2 methods and is currently writing a book on ACT for coaches (release-date: 5th of June 2021). He is a big fan of the ACT-matrix because of its accessibility and many possibilities for practical use in non-therapeutic contexts.
Valerie is the Director of Adult Behavioral Health at Primary Care Psychology Associates, LLC in Chicago, IL. She earned her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology with a specialization in health psychology. Valerie often uses the Matrix in her collaborative, patient-centered approach to treatment. Her goal is to help patients to find the tools they need to live happier and healthier lives. She works in partnership with patients to set goals that are consistent with their core values, to identify and confront any barriers to change, and to take action to achieve and sustain health-supporting behaviors. She capitalizes on her own psychological flexibility and creativity to identify appropriate interventions and adapt them to the needs of patients with a wide range of concerns.Find Out More About Dr. Weed
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Patrick Kailey is a teacher and coach who uses the Matrix to help students and scholars improve their academic performance and wellness. A lifelong learner (he racked up 2 Master’s degrees and a PhD before becoming a high school teacher), Patrick knows the academic journey can be tough. The ACT Matrix can help you through.Patrick's Website: Click Here
Christal Ramanauskas is an assistant clinical lecturer in the Department of Occupational Therapy at the University of Alberta, where she teaches a variety of topics in mental and physical health, provides clinical supervision to role-emerging fieldwork placements, and has a focused interest in translating Contextual Behavioral Science (CBS) to the practice of Occupational Therapy. She is an administrator of the ACBS OT Special Interest Group. In addition to exploring the exciting possibilities between CBS and OT, Christal enjoys bicycling, a good cup of coffee, and spending time outdoors with her family.Click Here for More Information
Evan serves as an adjunct assistant professor at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and is on staff at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Evan helps people get the information they need to manage chronic pain by providing neuroscience education in everyday language at https://painrehabsource.com/
Evan founded Equip To Empower, LLC where he consults with businesses, schools, and non-profit organizations helping them use psychological flexibility skills to build strong relationships at work, school and home. He spent 15 years living in Budapest, Hungary traveling throughout Europe, the Middle East, and Central Asia teaching about mental health and intervening in crisis situations for humanitarian organizations.Find Out More
is a lecturer in occupational psychology at the Institute of Management Studies at Goldsmiths, University of London. Before joining the IMS, Rachael worked in business consultancy with a range of clients from industries across the private, public, and third sectors, both in the UK and internationally.
Rachael’s research focuses on performance and development coaching, investigating the effectiveness of coaching interventions using coaching informed by Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
She is the Programme Director for the MSc in Occupational Psychology and PGCert in Coaching programmes, and the convenor for postgraduate research at the IMS.Link to Dr. Skews Coaching Programme
Krystyna is a psychologist, resilience coach and Matrix trainer. She helps not-for-profit, social enterprise and faith-sector leaders and teams master the stress, isolation and responsibility of their roles, so they can get on with the business of transforming others' lives (and their own!) more meaningfully, effectively and sustainably.
Linda is certified as an ACT Matrix Coach and a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor. She specializes in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Compassion Focused Therapy in Recovery, and Mindful Self-compassion, she facilitates Substance Abuse Groups for adults and adolescents, and hosts many in-person and online workshops.Click Here To Check Out Linda's Website
Pam is a Counsellor who uses the Matrix with her clients. It is an inspiration to see how it works with clients and to watch the psychological flexibility happening in sessions.Sign Up for Certification
Gail is a seasoned trainer and educator with a focus on improving workplace relationships through Values-Based Communication. She uses the ProSocial Matrix with individuals and teams to manage conflict and promote collaboration.Download Gail's Business Card
Julie is a business improvement specialist who uses the Pro-Social Matrix and the ACT Matrix with individuals and organisations to help them identify what is important to live meaningful, fulfilled lives and work better together. Julie is a charter member of the ProSocial Matrix Mastermind.Julie's Web Page
...is a board certified behavior analyst. She uses the Pro-Social matrix and the ACT matrix process with individuals and groups to help them identify their values, achieve meaningful outcomes and work collaboratively. Elena is a charter member of the ProSocial Matrix Mastermind.Click Here To Visit Elena's Website
Donna uses the "Matrix" to help solve thorny international problems. She has been using the ProSocial Matrix since its inception. She is a member of the certification committee. Beyond using the PMCP in international relations, she is a charter member of the ProSocial Matrix Mastermind.
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Ron is an attorney who uses the PMCP to coach leadership and teams to improve workplace culture and resolve conflicts. Ron is a charter member of the ProSocial Matrix Mastermind.
Julie is a clinical psychologist who uses the PMCP with busy professionals. She also combines the PMCP with yoga and mindfulness. Julie is a charter member of the ProSocial Matrix Mastermind.
Julie is a certification mentor.Click Here To Visit Her Website
...over 30 years experience as a manager, entrepreneur, and trainer provide him with extensive knowledge and unique skills in planning, organizational and personal development and workflow management.
Craig's experience as a manager, entrepreneur, and trainer provide him with extensive knowledge and unique skills in planning, organizational and personal development and interpersonal communication.
He has worked with small business owners, managers, and executives who want to enjoy both career success and an extraordinary personal life. His work spans industries as diverse as health care, technology, nonprofits, government, professional services and postsecondary education. He has trained with Coach University, the world's leading coach training organization. As well he has worked as a Executive Coach with Knightsbridge Human Capital Solutions, Parachute Executive Coaching and Peak Experiences.
Craig was the Founder of the Nova Scotia Chapter of the International Coaching Federation (ICF). He is a sought after trainer and facilitator, specializing in personal workflow management, team development and effective interpersonal communications as well as Open Space Technology, Pro-Social Matrix and World Cafe. He has been featured in national publications such as Chatelaine Magazine and Reader's Digest and appeared on numerous local and national radio talk shows.
Phil is an expert at transforming difficult classrooms into thriving learning environments. He has been using the ProSocial Matrix since its beginning in 2010. Phil is a family therapist who brings the PMCP to school administrators, teachers, and students. He is Chair of the Certification Committee. He is a charter member of the ProSocial Matrix Mastermind.
Phil is a certification mentor.Click Here To Visit Phil's Website
Kevin is the principal creator of the ACT Matrix and the creator of the ProSocial Matrix. He is the founder of the ACT Matrix Academy. He is a member of the certification committee.