Louise Hayes PhD, is a clinical psychologist and academic at The University of Melbourne in Australia. She has devoted her career to helping young people and their families. Louise is an international trainer, professional speaker and researcher. She is a leader in adapting acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) for young people.
Joseph Ciarrochi, PhD, is a professor at University of Western Sydney. He has published over eighty scientific articles in the area of well-being, and a number of books, including Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life for Teens and Emotional Intelligence in Everyday Life . His work on emotional intelligence is among the most highly cited in the field. He is currently investigating mindfulness, acceptance, values, and other core processes that promote well-being and effectiveness.