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Positive Psychology: The Science of Wellbeing

Format Study Group Network
Presenters Dr Jo Mitchell
Description BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!

Interested in happiness, wellbeing and positive mental health? Want to learn more about what the science of wellbeing - positive psychology - tells us about human flourishing?

This workshop will:
(a) provide an introduction to some of the key findings from wellbeing science, and
(b) demonstrate ways to integrate this research and practice into your own life and professional practice.

The workshop is a mix of theory, research and applied skills delivered in an interactive and engaging format. We will cover topics such as:
- what is positive psychology and wellbeing?
- the role of positive emotions
- gratitude
- savouring
- strengths
- values
- ikigai (purpose in life)

Learn about the science and art of flourishing in life, not just how to survive.
About the presenter(s) Dr Jo Mitchell is a clinical psychologist with a PhD in wellbeing science. She has an active interest in positive psychology, ACT and mindfulness. She incorporates evidence based psychological strategies to help create flourishing lives. Jo has a passion for integrating technology, innovation and play into applied psychology.

Jo is a psychology consultant to the AFL Players Association; and currently lectures in ACT, positive psychology and mindfulness at Swinburne and Monash Universities.
Location VIC Metro, Australia
Venue Psychology Melbourne Partners, CBD premises
Level 2, 50 Queen St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Please contact the event organiser to confirm if this venue is wheelchair accessible
Start/End Date 20 Oct 2012
Time 1.00pm - 5.00pm
Cost $110 (includes GST)
Notes Parking is limited as the event is being held in the city. Travel by public transport is suggested as the venue is a short walk from Flinders Street Station and many trams.
Organiser Melbourne Branch
Contact Name Emma Solomano
Telephone 0427 707 018
Email emma@psychologymelbourne.com.au
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