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"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."


ACT for Couples
The ACT Experience
ACT in Action

Appearance Inquiries

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

Most Requested

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.


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. 

Chronic Health Support
Thrivng Wit Anxiety

TPN Attendee

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.

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