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Monthly Archives: September 2018

Seligman Europe Positive Psychology Tour 2019

September 18, 2018|

Since 2009, Seligman Europe and the Academy for Child, Youth and Family have been hosting the positive psychology tour with Martin Seligman. The next tour is scheduled for 2019, with stops in Graz, Austria; Hamburg, Germany; and Bregenz, Austria beginning in late June.

 

Positive psychology is an important and irreplaceable factor in parenting, coaching, therapy, health, economy, and countless other areas […]

Happiness 360 at Universidad Tecmilenio

September 18, 2018|

Universidad Tecmilenio will hold the 6th International Summit Happiness 360 on November 2-3, 2018, in Monterrey, Mexico.

 

Happiness 360 is an event with talks, workshops, and practical experiences oriented towards understanding the application of positive psychology in four key areas: Positive Organizations, Positive Education, Positive Families and Happiness and cities. The program is open in English and Spanish, and simultaneous […]

The 4th Biennial Conference in Positive Psychology in New Zealand

September 18, 2018|

The New Zealand Association of Positive Psychology (NZAPP) will hold the 4th Biennial Conference in Positive Psychology on November 24, 2018. The event will be hosted by the University of Waikato, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, in Hamilton, New Zealand.

 

This conference will provide an engaging platform for attendees to connect with researchers, psychologists, coaches, counsellors, leaders, health practitioners, […]

Candidate for President-Elect, Mathew White, Ph.D., FACE

September 6, 2018|

Education Division 
Election 2018

Biography
Mathew A. White, Ph.D., is an award-winning Australian academic and Associate Professor in the School of Education at the University of Adelaide. He is also a Principal Honorary Fellow in Melbourne Graduate School of Education and an Associate Professor at the University of Melbourne. The past decade of his research has focused on character education, positive education, […]

Candidate for President-Elect, Gilda Scarfe

September 6, 2018|

Education Division 
Election 2018

Biography:
Gilda Scarfe is the CEO and Founder of Positive Action UK a leading and innovative company using research to develop, implement and evaluate mental toughness, wellbeing and resilience programmes in schools. With a degree in Philology, CPE in Law and Positive Psychology and over 15 years facilitating in business performance and education contexts, Gilda specialises in creating […]

Candidate for President-Elect, Thomas J. Ryan, Ph.D.

September 6, 2018|

Education Division 
Election 2018

Biography:

I earned my Ph.D. Organizational Leadership Curriculum and Instruction, University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education. During my graduate studies, I became interested in the potential impact of Positive Psychology in organizations and began to follow the work of Professor Martin Seligman. I joined IPPA 10 years ago after completing my doctoral program. I have incorporated principles […]

Candidate for President-Elect, Sean Abrahams

September 6, 2018|

Education Division 
Election 2018

Biography:

Sean Abrahams is the current IPPA regional representative for the African Continent. He is based at the University of Cape Town, South Africa in the Department of Student Affairs, Residence Life Division in work that blends a combination of research and a practitioner based approach. His Positive Psychology research and interest areas include, Hope, Grit, Flourishing and […]

Candidate for Secretary, Airan Yuan

September 6, 2018|

Positive Clinical Psychology Division 
Election 2018

Biography:
Airan holds a BSc Health Promotion from Dalhousie University in Canada. During her degree, she completed a few positive psychology related projects, including collaborating with local lead geriatric psychiatrists for seniors’ positive mental health, a research study on the well-being of rural physicians, and a workplace wellness project for healthcare professionals. She currently works in […]

Candidate for President-Elect, Willow Saloum

September 6, 2018|

Positive Clinical Psychology Division 
Election 2018

Biography:
Willow Saloum Psy.D. is a Licensed Psychologist working for the Department of State Hospitals in Atascadero, California. She has worked with DSH since August 2011, when she began her clinical pre-doctoral internship. She received a doctorate from the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University in Clinical Psychology in 2012; her doctoral research interest […]

Candidate for President-Elect, Rhea Owens

September 6, 2018|

Positive Clinical Psychology Division 
Election 2018

Biography:
Rhea L. Owens, Ph.D., L.P. is an Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology at the University of North Dakota (USA) and is a licensed psychologist with a clinical specialty in the treatment and assessment of children and adolescents. She received her Master’s and Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Kansas. Her research interests include […]