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Workshop Content

This workshop covers‭:‬

  • How to manage unhelpful and unwanted thoughts

  • Thought fusion and defusion

  • Facilitator guided group mindfulness exercises

  • Values and committed action

The live sessions will consist of instructor led training, video content, group discussion and activities.

Part 1

  • Introductions

  • What is ACT?

  • How does ACT work?

  • Short film

  • Unwanted and unhelpful thoughts

  • Fusion

  • Thought exercise

  • Defusion

  • Emotions

Part 2

  • Mindfulness

  • Breath mindfulness exercise

  • Values

  • Values exercise

  • Committed action and change

All participants will receive PDF worksheets and a certificate of completion from the workshop facilitator.



Our Supporters

This workshop introduces ideas‭ ‬from Acceptance Commitment Therapy skills‭.‬

Participants will learn practical strategies to manage‭ ‬and reduce the impact of negative emotions and thoughts‭. ‬
As well as explore the importance of personal values‭ ‬in the context of good mental health‭.‬

It provides helpful perspectives on how we perceive and respond to our internal world‭.‬

Your first time on the Tonic Rider programme?

Initial registration and an online consultation appointment is required before you can participate on any of our courses, groups or workshops. If you require support to complete this form, please email

Tonic Rider's aim is to keep our workshops FREE for all musicians, crew and everyone involved in the music industry. This is only made possible by our wonderful fundrasiers, alongside grants applications.

If you are a musician or work in the music industry you are eligible to attend this workshop for FREE. You must have already registered once for the Tonic Rider programme before applying to attend.

This WORKSHOP is FREE to attend


I have enrolled in the Tonic Rider programme and have already had an enjoyable, productive session.

Callum Blakeston



Tonic can provide aspects of any of our workshops in a single workshop or in multiple workshops across a period of time, these can be tailored to fit the requirements of your organisation‭. 

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