Psychological Flexibility with Steve Hayes

In this episode of Minds & Mics, I chat with Dr. Steve Hayes, the founder of Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT). We talk about everything from the importance of psychological flexibility and emotional tolerance to the future of psychotherapy and what to look for in a great therapist.

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Show Notes

  • Psychological flexibility
  • Psychological rigidity
  • Social anxiety and panic attacks
  • Where does self-judgment and negative self-talk come from?
  • The psychological function of religion and wisdom traditions
  • Emotional tolerance
  • 3rd wave behavior therapy, process-based therapy, and the future of psychotherapy
  • What to look for in a good therapist
  • 2nd wave humanistic therapy

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Steve Hayes: “Clown Suits” “Sugar Soup” “Bazooka Juice” This guy always speaks in peculiar ways that are not meaningful. CLOWN SUITS? Sure Steve

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