Georg H. Eifert, PhD, is professor and chair of the department of psychology at Chapman University in Orange County, California. Ranked as one of the top thirty researchers in behavior analysis and Therapy, Eifert has authored more than 100 publications on how mindful compassion and acceptance can help with anxiety and other emotions. He leads workshops internationally on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), which combines mindfulness and aceptance strategies with commitment and behavior change strategies to help people end suffering and live a fuller life.
Eifert is a clinical fellow of the Behavior Therapy and Research Society, a member of numerous national and international psychological associations, and serves on several editorial boards of leading clinical psychology journals. A licensed clinical psychologist, Chapman University has honored him for his work on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy with a Faculty Award for Excellence in Research, and in 2007, Chapman University students voted him Outstanding Faculty.
Eifert is coauthor Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Anxiety Disorders, ACT on Life Not on Anger, The Anorexia Workbook, and The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety.
What People are Saying About Georg H. Eifert
“[John P. Forsyth and Georg H. Eiffert] raise the inevitable truth that anxiety is a part of all of us, and they show us the way, through willingness, compassion, mindfulness, and acceptance of ourselves and others, to live a life worth the living, to understand our important values and to live in concert with them.”
—Richard G. Heimberg, PhD, professor of psychology and director of the Adult Anxiety Clinic of Temple University
“Ably surfing the dual currents of traditional exposure and acceptance based treatments for anxiety, the authors of this resourceful workbook [The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety] illustrate the synergies to be found in their combination. This book is a ‘must read’ for anyone encountering anxiety as a barrier to a leading a fuller life.”
—Zindel Segal, PhD, author of The Mindful Way Through Depression.