Dr Russ Harris is a medical practitioner, psychotherapist and psychologist who works in private practice, online teaching and the face to face training of counsellors and psychologists. He is also the bestselling author of The Happiness Trap, which has now been translated into 22 languages. Russ is one of the world's leading authorities on ACT, and regularly travels all over Australia as well as internationally to train a wide variety of professionals in the approach. His other books include The Confidence Gap, ACT With Love, ACT Made Simple, and the fictional novel Stand Up Strummer. He lives in Melbourne.
"If you want to be the best mate you can be in your
relationship, this book will help. If both you and your mate want
to have the best relationship you can have, this book will help
--Hank Robb, Ph.D., ABPP
"Not since Masters and Johnson on Sex and Human Loving
has there been such a powerful, practical, and inspiring book
written about love and relationships. Russ Harris really is a
genius with words as well as an expert ACT clinician. With these
qualities he succeeds in weaving together a path to successful
relationships. Don't miss this book!"
--JoAnne Dahl, Ph.D., associate psychology professor at the University of Uppsala in Sweden
"Reading and following this book may well be the most precious
gift you ever give not only to your partner, but also to yourself.
I highly recommended it to those who wish to revitalize a
floundering relationship as well as those who want to make a good
relationship even better."
--Robert D. Zettle, Ph.D., associate psychology professor at Wichita State University and author of ACT for Depression
"Warm, engaging, and infinitely valuable, Dr. Harris has written
the ideal book for couples who are seeking to strengthen their
relationships and grow intimacy. Harris's ACT with Love
takes acceptance and commitment therapy into the realm of
couplehood in a kind, thoughtful, and realistic way. Share it with
couples everywhere and use it in your own relationship. I plan
--Robyn D. Walser, Ph.D., author of The Mindful Couple