Lou Lasprugato, MFT, is a psychotherapist with private practices in both California and Virginia, and Peer-Reviewed Trainer in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) with the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science. Lou has worked as a psychotherapist in a variety of settings over the years, including an intensive outpatient program at Kaiser Permanente that he subsequently managed, and an integrative medicine program at Sutter Health. He has facilitated dozens of workshops internationally on ACT, as well as co-created courses and lectures on mindfulness, nutritional psychology and integrative mental health. Lou has also provided supervision to other mental health professionals and continues to provide individual consultation on ACT and other contextual behavioral approaches. He earned his Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, with a specialization in Holistic Studies from Lesley University, Cambridge, MA, following a career as a professional musician.