John is a highly sought after teacher and trainer in the practical use of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and mindfulness practices to alleviate human suffering, awaken the heart and spirit, and to cultivate living well. He is also a professor of psychology and director of the Anxiety Disorders Research Program at the University at Albany.
As an active researcher and practitioner of ACT and contemplative practices, John is the author of several popular books, including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Anxiety Disorders, The Mindfulness & Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety (2nd edition), ACT on Life, Not On Anger, and Your Life on Purpose. His latest book, Anxiety Happens, is for anyone who gets tripped up now and then by anxiety and fear.
Across the United States and abroad, John offers talks, keynotes to various groups and organizations. John and his wife Jamie also co-lead workshops for the public and mental health professionals on the application of ACT and mindfulness practices to empower and awaken the human spirit, promote human thriving, psychological health and wellness, and meaningful life changes.
Using Skype, John offers regular clinical supervision and consultation for mental health professionals who are using ACT in their clinical practice. He also provides ACT-based life coaching, personal consultation, and individual therapy (New York residents only) online.
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