Matthew S. Boone, LCSW, is a social worker, psychotherapist, writer, and public speaker who specializes in acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), an evidence-based intervention for a broad spectrum of health and mental health problems. He is an Association of Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) peer-reviewed ACT trainer and a former consultant for the VA ACT for Depression training rollout. He regularly gives ACT workshops around the country and his eight-hour introduction to ACT webinar is available through Praxis Continuing Education and Training. He taught ACT at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Social Work for five years and has published a variety of articles and book chapters on ACT topics. He is the editor of Mindfulness and Acceptance in Social Work: Evidence-Based Interventions and Emerging Applications and a recipient of the Boston University School of Social Work Alumni Association award for outstanding contributions to the field of social work.