Steven C. Hayes Ph.D.
Steven C. Hayes, Ph.D., is Nevada Foundation Professor at the Department of Psychology at the University of Nevada. An author of 46 books and over 600 scientific articles, he has shown in his research on "Relational Frame Theory" how language and thought lead both to human prosperity and to human suffering, and has developed "Acceptance and Commitment Therapy" a powerful therapy method that applies this perspective and is useful in a wide variety of areas. His popular book Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life was featured in Time Magazine among several other major media outlets and for a time was the number one best selling self-help book in the United States. Dr. Hayes has been President of several scientific societies and has received several national awards, such as the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy, and Google Scholar lists him as among the most cited scholars in the world (www.webometrics.info/en/node/58).