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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 […]

Candidate for President-Elect, Lyn Worsley

September 6, 2018|

Positive Clinical Psychology Division 
Election 2018

Biography:
Lyn Worsley B.A.hons(psych), R.N., MAPS Clinical college
With a previous background in nursing and teaching, Lyn Worsley is a Clinical Psychologist, Director and Senior Clinical Supervisor of the Resilience Centre in Sydney Australia. The Resilience Centre has a reputation for innovative solution–focused and positive psychological approaches to client change through research, training and therapy since 1997. […]

Candidate for President-Elect, Svala Sigurðardóttir

September 6, 2018|

Positive Health and Wellness Division 
Election 2018

Biography:
Svala is a medical doctor specialising as a family physician in Denmark and a PhD student
at the University of Iceland. She has a diploma in positive psychology from the same
university, and her main interest is in positive intervention and how physicians and other
health care workers can apply positive psychology in their work. Svala is […]

Candidate for President-Elect, Joel Milam

September 6, 2018|

Positive Health and Wellness Division 
Election 2018

Biography: 

Joel Milam, Ph.D. CV

Statement of Interest:
I am a strong supporter of the Positive Health and Wellness Division of IPPA. As a Division co-founder (and co-author of the division charter), in conjunction with Drs. Sara Pressman and Afton Hassett, I have continuously volunteered and have served in an advisory role for Division activities. I am […]