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Positive Psychology: The Science of Wellbeing

Format Study Group Network
Presenters Dr Jo Mitchell
Description BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! THIS GROUP WILL FILL QUICKLY!

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 5 Glasshouse Rd, Collingwood VIC 3066

Please contact the event organiser to confirm if this venue is wheelchair accessible
Start/End Date 8 Dec 2012
Time 1.00pm - 5.00pm
Cost APS Members - $110, Students - $132, Non-APS Members - $132 (inc. GST)
Organiser Melbourne Branch
Contact Name Emma Solomano
Telephone 0427 707 018
Email emma@psychologymelbourne.com.au
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