Tayyab RashidPositive Psychotherapy: Integrating the Yin & Yang of Human Experience
Tayyab Rashid, Ph.D.

Abstract: Positive psychotherapy (PPT) is a therapeutic approach broadly based on the principles of positive psychology. This webinar presents a comprehensive overview of this approach and describes skills to integrate these skills into other forms of therapy. For a review of strengths tools: visit: http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/projects/flourish/building-your-strengths/

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Bio: Dr. Tayyab Rashid is a licensed clinical psychologist at the Health & Wellness Centre, University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC), Canada. During his post-doctoral training, Dr. Rashid developed Positive Psychotherapy (PPT) with Dr. Martin Seligman, one of the leading experts in optimism and well-being, at the University of Pennsylvania’s Positive Psychology Centre.

Dr. Rashid’s expertise includes clinical positive psychology, strength-based resilience, and personal and professional growth, searching for meaning and how to succeed doing the right thing–individually and collectively. Dr. Rashid has trained clinicians and educators internationally and has also worked with survivors of 9/11 and Asian tsunami and flood relief workers in Pakistan.  Published in peer-reviewed journals and an invited keynote speaker, Dr. Rashid’s work has also been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Canadian Broadcasting Cooperation, Macleans’ magazine, and at TEDx.


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