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The 'Happiness Trap' workshops are run in Australia by Russ Harris himself.
Dr Russ Harris, M.B.B.S.
Russ's background is in medicine. He qualified as a doctor in 1989, at the University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne in the UK. He migrated to Australia in 1991, and set up practice as a GP (family doctor) in Melbourne.
As a GP he became increasingly interested in the psychological aspects of medical illness (and increasingly disenchanted with writing prescriptions).
Ultimately this interest in human psychology led to a career change, and he now works in two different, yet complementary roles: both as a therapist and as an executive coach. An internationally-renowned ACT trainer, Russ travels all around Australia, and internationally, providing workshops and training for a wide variety of professionals, and he regularly presents at both national and international psychology conferences. His best-selling book, The Happiness Trap, has sold half a million copies, and been translated into twenty-two languages.
For details of the new 'Happiness Trap' 1-day Workshops click here.
For details of Russ's ACT-Training Workshops for coaches, therapists and helping professionals, visit our sister website: www.actmindfully.com.au