ACT: A psychology of the normal (vs pathological)

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)

Matt Case LPC - Jun 18, 2013 | ACT, Psychology 101