Kelly Wilson, PhD
Kelly G. Wilson, PhD, is professor of psychology at the University of Mississippi. He is a former president of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science and is one of the co-developers of acceptance and commitment therapy. Wilson has devoted himself to the development and dissemination of ACT and its underlying theory and philosophy for more than twenty years, publishing forty-five articles, thirty-five book chapters. He has central interests in the application of behavioral principles to understanding topics such as purpose, meaning, values, therapeutic relationship, and mindfulness. Wilson has presented workshops in twenty-nine countries, and has participated as co-investigator in a wide range of research projects in the US and around the world.