Kelly G. Wilson is a professor of Psychology at the University of Mississippi, founder of Onelife, LLC. He has authored and co-authored eleven books, including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Mindfulness for Two.
Kelly Wilson, Ph.D., is a Professor of psychology at the University at Mississippi. He is Past President of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science, and winner of the University of Mississipi’s prestigious Elsie M. Hood Outstanding Teacher Award. Dr. Wilson is one of the co-developers of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and has written several books, including Things Might Go Terribly, Horribly Wrong: A Guide to Life Liberated from Anxiety.In this episode, Kelly Wilson and Eric discuss his approach to helping others to become liberated from their anxiety.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Kelly Wilson and I Discuss Being Liberated from Anxiety and…His book, Things Might Go Terribly, Horribly Wrong: A Guide to Life Liberated from Anxiety.Anxiety is not as a disease or that we’re brokenHis past view of vulnerability as being the enemyHis theory that 1 out of 2 people has experienced some form of suffering or hardship in their lifeHow labels can obscure a personBefore talking about acceptance, it’s important to understand what matters.His approach to this therapy is about the direction towards what you love rather than just eliminating symptoms.Your suffering may be due to how it’s being carried, not that it’s being carried.Facing our difficulties is how we come to understand what courage and sacrifice look likeValues and vulnerability as a starting place in therapyIdentifying what would make the hardest thing worthwhileWhen we don’t know our values, identify where it hurtsIf the burden could be lifted, what would you allow?Reclaiming what we value by taking redemptive actionThe next right thing is acknowledging where you’ve been wrongCommitted action is just the next action that brings you back to who you want to beIt’s all about moving in the right direction, not the distanceKelly Wilson Links:onelifellc.comTwitterFacebookPeloton: Wondering if a Peloton bike is right for you? You can get a free 30 day home trial and find out. If you’re looking for a new way to get your cardio in, the Peloton bike is a great solution. Eric decided to buy one after his 30-day free trial. Visit onepeloton.comIndeed: Helps you find high impact hires, faster, without any long term contracts and you pay only for what you need. Get started with a free $75 credit to boost your job post and get in front of more quality candidates by going to www.indeed.com/wolf Best Fiends: Engage your brain and play a game of puzzles with Best Fiends. Download for free on the Apple App Store or Google Play. If you enjoyed this conversation with Kelly Wilson on Being Liberated from Anxiety, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Steven C. HayesRuss Harris (Part 1)Russ Harris (Part 2)
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