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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Training with Dr. Steven Hayes

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend a two-day training with Dr. Steven C. Hayes in Las Vegas, Nevada. When asked if he created Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), he responded, “thousands of people have helped develop ACT, I just lit the match.” A very humble response for [...]

2019-04-29T04:00:53+00:00October 22nd, 2018|

Why Be Mindful?

You’ve probably heard about the incredible benefits of mindfulness or meditation. New research has shown how it produces lasting changes in attention, cognition and emotional regulation. But why practice mindfulness? What is meditation? And what are the differences between the two? Meditation is a formal, on-purpose practice that has [...]

2019-04-30T04:16:37+00:00October 2nd, 2018|

Do You Ever Act in Self-Defeating Ways?

As a psychotherapist in private practice, clients regularly ask, “What is wrong with me? Why can’t I stop doing X, start doing Y or figure out Z?” People I meet have often spent years beating themselves up, reading self-help books to get unstuck and telling themselves they are a [...]

2019-11-14T19:32:55+00:00September 11th, 2018|