Kirk Strosahl

Dr Kirk Strosahl is one of the founders of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and specializes in the application of ACT as a brief intervention. He has practiced for 30 years in a variety of brief intervention contexts, including brief therapy clinics and primary care. He has written several professional books on the brief applications of ACT, including “Brief Interventions for Radical Change: Principles and Practice of Focused Acceptance and Commitment Therapy” and “Inside This Moment: Promoting Radical Change in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy”. In 2018, with Dr. Patricia Robinson, he co-authored the second edition of their best-selling self-help book, “The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Depression: Using ACT to Move Through Depression and Live a Vital Life”.

Dr. Strosahl has conducted numerous training workshops around the world; his approach to teaching is clinician oriented and skill-based. Because of this, Dr. Strosahl has often been referred to as the “hands of ACT”.

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