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Monthly Archives: August 2018

Register for “Living the Forgiving Life,” a Webinar with Dr. Loren Toussaint

August 15, 2018|

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The Virtual Gratitude Visit (VGV): Role-Playing, Storytelling and Narrative Enactment

August 15, 2018|

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The Virtual Gratitude Visit (VGV): Role-Playing, Storytelling and Narrative Enactment

Daniel J. Tomasulo
Core Faculty, Spirituality Mind Body Institute,
Teachers College, Columbia University

Core faculty for the Spirituality Mind Body Institute (SMBI), Teachers College, Columbia University. Assistant Instructor, Master of Applied […]

BASICS and Essencing as a Positive Psychology Clinical Intervention

August 15, 2018|

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BASICS and Essencing as a Positive Psychology Clinical Intervention

Hein Zegers (licensed clinical psychologist & multilingual researcher)

Els Verheyen (licensed clinical psychologist & social worker)

Background

The research that resulted in the development of this intervention started out as […]

Clinical Division Webinars

August 15, 2018|

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Crisis Response Planning for Suicidal Patients: An Introduction,
presented by Craig Bryan, Psy.D.
September 17, 2018, 2:00-3:30 pm EST
PsychAlive

Description: A widely-used strategy for managing acute suicide risk is the contract for safety, also known as the no-suicide contract. Despite its widespread use across mental health and medical settings, accumulating consensus is that this approach may be ineffective. Alternative […]

Clinical Division Conferences

August 15, 2018|

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Third International Conference on Wellbeing and Public Policy
September 5-7, 2018
Wellington, New Zealand
New Zealand Parliament Buildings & Victoria University of Wellington
More Information: http://www.confer.nz/wellbeingandpublicpolicy2018/

Second International Conference on Well-Being
November 1-2, 2018
Singapore University of Social Sciences, Singapore
More Information: http://www.suss.edu.sg/microsites/SASS/WB2018/index.html

Division Leadership

August 15, 2018|

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Student Spotlight: Sierra Trudel

August 15, 2018|

Who is Sierra Trudel?

 

Hello SIPPA readers! First I’d like to explain a bit about my journey into positive psychology and how that has lead to the person I am today. My passion for positive psychology began while I was working for a yoga based retail company. This company was transformational. Beginning as a part-time employee, I was taught […]

Learn It, Be It: Grounding Through Senses

August 15, 2018|

by Sierra Trudel

SIPPA President

 
“All our knowledge begins with the senses.”

-Immanuel Kant
 

Western society is plagued with the detrimental effects of daily stress. The contemporary lifestyle in the United States, characterized by a 24/7 economy and on-the-go lifestyle, is leaving its citizens with feelings of tension, overwhelming stress, feeling rushed, and restless. These experiences often lead to damaging health effects. Stress […]

Regional Representative Report: 9th European Conference on Positive Psychology

August 15, 2018|

by Beata Souders

The 9th European Conference on Positive Psychology held in Budapest, Hungary from June 27th to the 30th was a huge success that speaks to the tremendous involvement and many contributions of the student community to the field of positive psychology. Students from around the globe presented their research and scientific posters and actively participated in the conference’s […]

Positive Prose

August 15, 2018|

“The Hope Circuit” by Martin Seligman

From hopelessness to deeply enriched optimism, Martin Seligman examines his personal accounts with the development of the field of psychology and how positive psychology flourished. This memoir boasts compelling stories of Dr. Seligman’s major findings within psychology, including, fostering positive education, the launch of the US Army’s Master Resilience Program for soldiers, and debunking […]