Kirk Strosahl, PhD

Kirk Strosahl, PhD, is one of the founders of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) 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 and Inside This Moment (Robinson & Gustavsson, coauthors, 2012, 2015). In addition, the second edition of his best selling self-help workbook on treating depression, The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Depression (Robinson, coauthor, 2017). 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.”