ACT: A psychology of the normal (vs pathological)

Posted by on Jun 18, 2013

This is one of the cleanest explanations of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) by one of its founders, Steve Hayes. Even if you aren’t interested in ACT, you’ll likely find some of the ideas in this 12 minute interview worthwhile. “Vastly more human suffering, ” Hayes says, “come from normal processes that run away from us” than from psychopathology.

The Big Think: Steven Hayes (12-minute video interview)

ACT, Psychology 101