"As human beings, our job in life is to help people realize how rare and valuable each one of us really is, that each of us has something that no one else has or ever will have, something inside that is unique to all time. It's our job to encourage each other to discover that uniqueness and to provide ways of developing its expression."
Todd Schmenk is available to speak on a variety of topics related to his decades of experience, including but not limited to:
Managing chronic illness
Building support for some with chronic illness
Understanding schemas and worldviews
Thriving with anxiety (adult and teen options)
The situational awareness skill: Mindfulness
Couples communication and behavioral patterns
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Energy versus time management
Integral Theory and its application
Clinical supervision within the ACT model
Generally, Todd's speaking calendar fills up approximately three months in advance for local appearances and a year in advance for foreign engagements.
If you are interested in hosting Todd as a guest speaker for your group, organization, or school, please send a formal request or invitation by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thriving With Anxiety
Derived from Todd's forthcoming book with the same name, this workshop delves into the significance of self-care as a proactive method for handling anxiety, offering 12 engaging skills and exercises. By incorporating a diverse range of self-care techniques, individuals can cultivate resilience, improve their mental well-being, and flourish even in the midst of anxiety.
The ACT Experience: Basic Concepts and Skills
In this workshop, learn the basics of acceptance and commitment therapy with Todd Schmenk, an ACT practitioner, as he combines both skills and concepts into an experiential presentation, so you can start applying them right away in your practice, regardless of your initial training and background.
ACT In Action: Practical, Hands on Application of ACT Concepts
Building on the back of the ACT Experience, described above, take your knowledge and skills of ACT and refine them further with a deeper look at the six ACT processes as well as engaging these concepts in a hands on learning format which simulates an session interaction for even greater experience and confidence of this approaches application.
Team Positive: Building Support for Someone
Coping with Chronic Illness
Based upon Todd Schmenk's book, "Team Positive: How to Build Support for Someone Coping with Chronic Illness", learn how to set up an empowering structure to benefit all involved and pull from many of the time tested ACT and other concepts, skills, and exercises which have proved useful to hundreds in building support program for all involved in dealing with a health challenge.
Better Together. ACT Skills for Couples
Pulling from "ACT for Couples", "ACT with Love", and ten years experience working with couples in both agency and private practice settings, Gain the basic concepts of ACT and learn how to target your clients avoidant behaviors, as opposed to their thoughts and beliefs, to help your clients change how they respond to their partner.
The presentation as a whole was incredible. I valued that perspective and expertise of the presenter, as well as his incorporation of experiential elements into the presentation. I would love to participate in additional ACT skills based trainings, or ACT for couples in the future.