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Jamie Forsyth, PhD

Clinician, researcher, and ACT trainer

Jamie Forsyth, PhD

Clinician, researcher, and ACT trainer


Jamie R. Forsyth is a clinician and clinical supervisor with extensive expertise in the application of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) on severe forms of mental illness (e.g., psychosis and personality disorders) and on psychological suffering in inpatient, outpatient, and college mental health settings.

Jamie holds a doctorate in clinical psychology from the University at Albany, SUNY. She is a clinician at Union College, where she offers ACT-based outpatient psychotherapy to college students presenting with psychological and behavioral challenges.

Jamie leads ACT workshops in the United States and abroad, and is a member of the teaching faculty at Omega Institute and Esalen Institute.

She is a skillful integrationist and researcher with specialized knowledge in relational and process-oriented therapeutic work, addictions, and motivational interviewing, including mindfulness and self-compassion practices. Her clinical wisdom, coupled with the depth and scope of her knowledge and skills, bridges various approaches and streams of practice within an ACT point of view.

Upcoming Programs

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Intensive Training

January 28-February 2, 2018
Sunday - Friday, 5 nights

Acceptance and mindfulness evidence-based practices are rapidly making their way into mental health care, medicine, and society for good reason -they offer empowering...