John P. Forsyth
John P. Forsyth, PhD, is a clinical scientist, licensed psychologist, and an expert in the treatment of anxiety disorders and the benefit of mindfulness-based therapies. He leads workshops internationally on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), which combines mindfulness and acceptance strategies with commitment and behavior change strategies to help people end suffering and live a fuller life.
Forsyth is associate professor of psychology and director of the doctoral program in clinical psychology and the Anxiety Disorders Research Program at the University at Albany, State University of New York. A clinical fellow of the Behavior Therapy and Research Society, Forsyth serves on the editorial boards of several leading journals and has been recognized with several prestigious awards for his work, including both the University at Albany and SUNY Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching.
Forsyth is coauthor of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Anxiety Disorders, ACT on Life, Not on Anger, and The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety.
What People are Saying About John P. Forsyth
“[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