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20 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Steven C. Hayes. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Steven C. Hayes, often where they are interviewed.

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20 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Steven C. Hayes. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Steven C. Hayes, often where they are interviewed.

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27. Liberate Your Mind with Dr. Steven C. Hayes

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Dr. Steven Hayes is a Professor of Psychology in the Behavior Analysis Program at the University of Nevada and the author of 46 books and nearly 650 scientific articles. 

He is especially known for his work on "Acceptance and Commitment Therapy" or “ACT” which is one of the most widely used and researched new methods of psychological intervention over the last 20 years. 

Dr. Hayes has received several national awards, such as the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy. 

His popular book Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life for a time was the best-selling self-help book in the United States, and his new book A Liberated Mind has been recently released to wide acclaim. His TEDx talks have been viewed by over 600,000 people, and he is ranked among the most cited psychologists in the world.

Some things we talk about ––

  • The ACT method (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy)
  • How to stop identifying with negative thoughts and emotions
  • The “Defusion” technique for taking power away from those negative thoughts
  • Perfectionism, people pleasing and my unlearning process with those traits
  • Ways to address fear and anxiety and if we can really reframe anxiety as excitement when it comes to speaking or performing.

Connect with Dr. Steven Hayes:

Website: https://stevenchayes.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stevenchayesphd/

TEDx Talks: Psychological Flexibility // Mental Brakes to Avoid Mental Breaks

The ACT Tool Kit: https://stevenchayes.com/my-act-toolkit/

Books: https://stevenchayes.com/books/

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Jul 22 2020 · 1hr 13mins
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Steven C. Hayes on Love and Loss

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Google Scholar data ranked Steven C. Hayes among the top 1,500 most cited scholars on the planet, in all areas of study, living and dead.  He is the founder of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) which brings in mindfulness, acceptance and value based methods to relieve human suffering.  I enjoyed and recommend his most recent book “A Liberated Mind: How to Pivot Toward What Matters.”   Learn more about him at stevenchayes.com.  May you enjoy the wisdom of Steven C. Hayes as much as I did!  

Jul 14 2020 · 57mins
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Facing loneliness with Dr. Steven C. Hayes

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The pandemic is putting a spotlight on our loneliness. But by confronting it, and understanding how meaningful connection works, we can take steps to mitigate this difficult feeling. In this episode, Susan is joined by Dr. Steven C. Hayes, Foundation Professor of Psychology at the University of Nevada and one of the leading voices in modern psychology.

May 18 2020 · 14mins
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Bonus: A quick loneliness exercise with Dr. Steven C. Hayes

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Dr. Steven C. Hayes, Foundation Professor of Psychology at the University of Nevada and one of the leading voices in modern psychology, guides us in exercises that help us connect with our experiences of loneliness and loss.

May 18 2020 · 12mins
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EP239: ACT Now to Be Psychologically Flexible and Liberate Your Mind with Steven C. Hayes Ph.D.

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Changing a behavior is a task that seems easy in theory but when it comes to breaking a habit or believing something different about oneself it can take years to accomplish without a strategy. Drew’s guest, Dr. Steven Hayes created the Acceptance and Commitment Theory (ACT) to help individuals emancipate themselves from unconscious habits and thoughts and become psychologically flexible. During this interview, he shares techniques from Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life and A Liberated Mind, two of his forty-six books. He also describes the work he does with competitive athletes to transform their athletic identity. Dr. Hayes’s TEDx talk about psychological flexibility has over 400k views on Youtube and has published over 600 scientific articles. 

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Key Takeaways:

[5:36] Dr. Hayes admits to being an academic research geek who studies the processes of change.

[12:24] Dr. Hayes’s book, Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life is a workbook of 6 psychological flexibility processes and A Liberated Mind simplifies the message. 

[24:13] Techniques and exercises people can use to transform how they react to unhealthy emotions and feelings. 

[32:52] How to become the observer of your own journey by identifying with your inner child. 

[39:25] How Dr. Hayes works with competitive athletes to improve performance by working through their identities. 

[50:46] Dr. Hayes describes what Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is and how it works. 

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Mar 17 2020 · 58mins
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A Liberated Mind | Steven C. Hayes, PhD

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Steven Hayes was a young psychology professor when he started having debilitating anxiety and panic attacks. Let down by conventional wisdom, he developed his own approach, which eventually grew into Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), a powerful, evidence-based form of not just therapy, but liberation. His work has since influenced decades of psychotherapy and is now practiced by tens of thousands of clinicians all around the world. His latest book is A Liberated Mind: How to Pivot Toward What Matters.

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Feb 06 2020 · 1hr 15mins
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Cultivating Psychological Flexibility: The 3 Steps to Live your Life's Purpose with Dr. Steven C. Hayes

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Dr. Steven C. Hayes, co-founder of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), shares the 3 pillars of psychological flexibility. This is particularly important given the increase in stress, depression, anxiety and suicide we are seeing in this modern world. In fact, Dr. Hayes' book A Liberated Mind, was recently released sharing his wisdom on how you can cultivate psychological flexibility to overcome emotional pain and live a thriving life - on purpose. For excample, Dr. Hayes shares how you can 'flip' your pain to find your purpose, and how yoga can be used as a perspective taking skill.

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Jan 28 2020 · 1hr 3mins
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316: Steven C. Hayes on Developing Psychological Flexibility

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Steven C. Hayes is one of the founders of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and this is his second time on the show. This time, he and Eric discuss his new book, A Liberated Mind: How to Pivot Toward What Matters. Dr. Hayes is a Professor of Psychology at The University of Nevada Reno. He’s the author of 43 books and more than 600 scientific articles. He’s served as the President of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy and The Association for Contextual Behavioral Science. He is one of the most cited psychologists in the world. In this episode, Dr. Hayes teaches what psychological flexibility is, how to cultivate it, and the ways in which it can improve your life.

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In This Interview, Steven C. Hayes and I Discuss Psychological Flexibility and…

  • His book, A Liberated Mind: How to Pivot Toward What Matters
  • Asking “What is the problem we’re trying to solve?”
  • Understanding what you really care about. Take what you’re really struggling with and flip it over, therefore allowing your pain to speak to you
  • The lengths we go to in order to protect ourselves from hurt
  • “Psychological Flexibility” vs “Psychological Rigidity”
  • 6 processes or pivots that promote Psychological Flexibility
  • The masks we put on to try and connect with others and belong in addition to our true belonging
  • Pivoting from cognitive fusion to diffusion
  • Thoughts as ongoing attempts at meaning-making 
  • The ability to think multiple things and be guided by what is useful
  • Living according to your values as well as the qualities of being and doing
  • Response Ability – deciding what this is about for you 
  • Accepting what we feel and committing to act according to our values

Steven C. Hayes Links:

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Jan 21 2020 · 58mins
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Ep. 113 – A Liberated Mind with Steven C. Hayes

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For Episode 113 of the Metta Hour Podcast, Sharon is in conversation with Dr. Steven C. Hayes, PhD.

Steven C. Hayes is a professor of psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno. He is the author of over 40 books and hundreds of scientific articles and has served as president of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy and the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science. Dr. Hayes initiated the development of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and of Relational Frame Theory and his latest book, A Liberated Mind was released in the summer of 2019 from Avery Books. In this episode, Sharon and Steven discuss the ACT method, and how this related to mindfulness practice. Steven closes the conversation with a ten minute guided practice. To learn more about Steven’s work, you can visit his website at stevenchayes.com

Dec 30 2019 · 59mins
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Conversation Reimagined (6) Dr. Steven C. Hayes

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On this episode, Dr. Andrea talks with Dr. Steven C. Hayes. Dr. Hayes calls the voice in the head, the "Dictator Within", and he will share methods for how to co-exist rather than fight with or run from the Dictator. Dr. Hayes is the developer Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) which has fantastic tools for immediate use by anyone to "pivot ward what matters", the sub-title of his current book, "A liberated mind: How to pivot toward what matters."
Oct 26 2019 · 58mins
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