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Dr. Paul Flaxman is a senior lecturer in organisational psychology at City University London. Flaxman has been delivering and evaluating acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) as a worksite intervention for the past 10 years, and has personally delivered ACT training to hundreds of workers across the UK. He also conducts research into employees’ leisure time recovery processes, and has a particular interest in understanding the nature and impact of worrying and ruminating about work during leisure time (e.g., during evenings and weekends). Flaxman’s research has been published in the psychotherapeutic and occupational health research literatures. Paul is co-author of The Mindful and Effective Employee: An Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Training Manual for Improving Well-Being and Performance, which describes how ACT can be delivered as a personal resilience training program in workplace settings.