March 21, 2014

Positive Psychology – Specific CV

  Positive Psychology & Coaching


Experience / Education Highlights

  • POD leader – Authentic Happiness Coaching Program – Martin Seligman, Ph.D.
2004-2005
  • North of Neutral II: Positive Psychology – Asst. to Chris Peterson
2007
  • Editor/Contributor – MentorCoach, Revised Foundations Training Manual, Newsletters
2007-2009
  • VIA Institute on Character: Project Manager – The VIA Story Project, Best Practices Project, VIA Development
2008 – 2014
  • Keynote Presenter – 1st International Online Conference for Psychology and Allied Sciences – What is Positive Psychology?

Fall – 2011

  • Discovery Retreats –– Happiness Expert & Speaker Recruiter/Retreat Development
2009 – 2012
  • Positive Psychology and Well-Being – A MentorCoach Master Class with Christ Peterson, Ph.D. – Training Assistant to Chris Peterson
2012
  • United Nations Meeting – Happiness & Well-Being: Developing a New Economic Paradigm – Discussion Facilitator
April, 2012
  • The HAPPY movie – co-creator of HAPPY educational materials for Secondary level students, development, outreach
2013

  • MentorCoach Master Class  – Positivity / Love 2.0 – Barbara Fredrickson

 

  •   Mentor Coach MasterClass – The Science of Will Power – Roy Baumeister, PhD –  Assistant Trainer

 

  •  MentorCoach Master Class – Purpose & Meaning –    Michael Steger, PhD –  Assistant Trainer

 2014

2015

 2015

Publications/Presentation Highlights

  • India Association of Health Research & Well-Being – Editorial Board Member – Magazine contributor, feature column
 2010- present
  • Author – The Stowaway Star series – strengths-based books for kids (of all ages)
  • Journalist – various articles on Positive Psychology;
  • VIA Institute – VIA Story Project & Best Practices
Ongoing
  • “Where You Come In” – Workshops on identifying and using strengths – customized for ages, groups and individuals
Ongoing
  • Guest Presenter  – Center for Documentary Arts, Sage College, Albany NY
11/2011
  • Guest Speaker – What is Positive Psychology? – Emerson Hall – Albany, NY
2/2012
  • Panelist – HAPPY movie screening/ The Quest for Happiness – WAMC – Albany, NY
12/2012
  • GNHUSA – 2014 Conference  – Workshop Presenter, Burlington, VT
5/2014
  • Canadian Positive Psychology Conference – Workshop Presenter
7/2014
  • Whole being Institute – Embodied Positive Psychology Conference – Workshop Presenter
4/2016
  • 2017 International Trauma Conference – Workshop Presenter
6/2017

  • Affiliations/Memberships
  • Charter Member – International Positive Psychology Association
2008 – present

Education

B.S. – Speech: Organizational Communications, The University of Texas at Austin

Teaching Certifications – English, Spanish, Speech, The University of Texas at Austin