The Happiness Trap

Date Published: 
Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Dr Russ Harris talks about the happiness trap. Russ is an international best-selling author of a self-help book titled The Happiness Trap. He is a world expert in acceptance and commitment therapy. Russ started his career as a GP and is now a published author. He also works as a therapist and trainer.



  • What is the happiness trap
  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) as a useful tool for general practice.
  • Can ACT help patients deal with chronic pain?
  • How do we get our patients to open up?
  • Where can we find out more?

Take home messages

  • Be present.
  • Open up.
  • Do what matters.




Russ Harris

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