Matthew S. Boone, LCSW
Matthew S. Boone, LCSW, teaches acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) at the School of Social Work at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and serves as the Creative Director of Clinical Content at Lyra Health, a mental health startup in Burlingame, California. He is an Association of Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) peer-reviewed ACT trainer, a former consultant for the VA ACT training rollout, and an ACT Boot Camp trainer, discussion leader, and skills builder. He is a founder of the ACBS Social Work ACT Special Interest Group, a member of the ACBS Training Committee, and a recipient of the Boston University School of Social Work Alumni Association award for outstanding contributions to the field of social work. He has written several articles and book chapters on ACT and psychological flexibility, and he is the editor of the book Mindfulness and Acceptance in Social Work (2014). He lives in Little Rock, Arkansas with his wife, Toni, and two extremely flexible cats, Bella and Elliott.