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Steven C. Hayes, Ph.D.
Co-founder, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Steven C. Hayes, Ph.D., is Nevada Foundation Professor and Director of Clinical Training at the Department of Psychology at the University of Nevada. An author of 36 books and over 500 scientific articles, he has shown in his research how language and thought leads to human suffering, and has developed "Acceptance and Commitment Therapy" a powerful therapy method that is useful in a wide variety of areas. His popular book Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life (New Harbinger, 2005) was featured in Time Magazine among several other major media outlets and for a time was the number one best selling self-help book in the United States. Dr. Hayes has been President of several scientific societies and has received several national awards, such as the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy.