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RICHARD SEARS, PSYD, PHD, MBA, ABPP

Clients often end up trapped in patterns of avoiding their anxiety, but what happens when they instead try to meet it in the present moment? PESI author Richard Sears provides an overview of the benefits of psychological flexibility.

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Are your clients clinging to coping mechanisms that no longer serve them? ACT expert Richard Sears provides a technique for getting clients to leave behind behaviors that are not working—using their own life experiences!

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Richard Sears teaches you how to create a meaningful and fulfilling life despite the anxiety you may have in his latest book ACT with Anxiety.

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Richard Sears, Psy.D, Ph.D., MBA, ABPP, and the PESI team share helpful tips for depression recovery and relapse prevention.

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Richard W. Sears, PsyD, PhD, MBA, ABPP, has given hundreds of workshops on and ACT all around the world.  He is a board-certified clinical psychologist in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he runs a private therapy and consultation practice, and is Director of the Center for Clinical Mindfulness & Meditation.  He holds several academic appointments, including the Department of Clinical Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences with the UC College of Medicine.  Dr. Sears is also a psychologist contractor with the Cincinnati VA Medical Center and with Alliance Integrative Medicine. 



Dr. Sears is author of over a dozen books, including ACT with Anxiety; The CBT & Mindfulness Toolbox and Mindfulness: Living Through Challenges and Enriching Your Life.  He is also a sixth-degree black belt in Ninjutsu, and once served as a personal protection agent for the Dalai Lama of Tibet.  He has a PhD in Buddhist Studies, and received ordination in three traditions, as well as recognition as a Zen master.

 





Speaker Disclosures:


Financial: Dr. Richard Sears maintains a private practice and has employment relationships with the University of Cincinnati and Wright State University. He receives compensation as a consultant. Dr. Sears receives royalties as a published author. He receives a speaking honorarium, recording, and book royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.


Non-financial: Dr. Richard Sears is the founder and director for Center for Clinical Mindfulness and Meditation and is a member of the American Board of Professional, the Academy of the American Board of Clinical Psychology, and the Association for Contextual Behavioral Sciences. He is a peer reviewer for Mindfulness and a book reviewer for John Wiley & Sons, Inc, and Routledge.