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Steven C. Hayes, Ph.D Clinical Psychology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, is a Foundation Professor of Psychology at the University of Nevada. An author of 44 books and nearly 600 scientific articles, he is known for his work on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, a widely used and researched method of psychological and behavioral intervention, and Relational Frame Theory, a comprehensive empirical research program on human language and cognition. Dr. Hayes has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy, and is among the most cited psychologists in the word.
JAMES PROCHASKA, PhD, is Director of Cancer Prevention Research Center and Professor of Clinical and Health Psychology at the University of Rhode Island. He is author of over 300 publications, including three books: Changing for Good; Systems of Psychotherapy; and The Transtheoretical Approach. He is internationally recognized for his work as a developer of the stage model of behavior change. He is principal investigator on over $60 million dollars in research grants for the prevention of cancer and other chronic diseases. Dr. Prochaska has won numerous awards, including the Top Five Most Cited Authors in Psychology from the American Psychology Society; an Innovator's Award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; and is the first psychologist to win a Medal of Honor for Clinical Research from the American Cancer Society.