The only positive psychology organization with an International Leader Position
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Find a mentor! SIPPA’s Mentoring Program was developed as a way to provide a continued commitment to providing students support at all levels of professional growth and development. This program helps connect current graduate and undergraduate students with professionals and other graduate students who are interested in providing mentorship. The vision and intention of the program are to create authentic and meaningful relationships within the positive psychology community and to see our community grow and thrive. You can now use IPPA Engage to search for available mentors! Just click on Member Directory and select Find Mentors to search for a mentor near you or with your interests.
Where in the world is SIPPA? Check out where SIPPA volunteers are making an impact. Want to join our team? Look for the volunteer icon on the map to see where representatives are needed! Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
SIPPA’s Student Speaker Series celebrates the student experience and perspective through live online interviews and presentations with students who are making an impact in the field of positive psychology. The Series will provide an opportunity for students to learn from one another, as well as to build speaking and presentation skills in front of an international community.
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East meets West: Integrative Medicine, Positive Psychology, and Self-Care
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Positive Psychology and Tic Disorders
Positive Psychology and Ageing – Acceptance, Hope and Self-compassion in Older Adults
Excellence in Teaching
SIPPA welcomes applications from prospective student presenters on a rolling basis. Please send your application to email@example.com. Your application should include 1) a CV, and 2) a brief letter of interest including an explanation of why you want to be our next student speaker and a description of your proposed presentation topic (with relevant citations for the science your work or presentation will include). Referenced research should be published in peer-reviewed journals. Applications of the science should be accompanied by references to the science upon which the application is based as well as evidence of its effectiveness. Submissions should avoid commercialism. Questions? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ed Diener, Ph.D.
Exciting Advances in the Science of Subjective Well-being
Abstract: Dr. Diener reviews accumulating evidence linking subjective well-being to beneficial ...
Martin Seligman, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, United States
Founder's Symposium: Martin Seligman, Ph.D.
Measuring Well-Being through Big Data
Johannes Eichstaedt, ...
Barbara Fredrickson, Ph.D.
Flourishing and the Genome
Barbara Fredrickson University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Positivity Resonance: How Love Creates Health
Abstract of full talk:
In this talk, Fredrickson offers a ...
Barbara L. Fredrickson, Ph.D
The Role of Positive Spontaneous Thoughts in the Pursuit of Passions and Wellness Behaviors
Abstract: In this webinar, Barbara Fredrickson will ...
Elissa Epel, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, United States
Flourishing As We Age: A View From Our Telomeres
Cellular aging (as measured by the length ...
Stephen G. Post, Ph.D.
It’s Good to Be Good
Stephen G. Post, Ph.D., is a philosopher, public speaker, professor of preventive medicine, and best-selling author who has taught ...
Ryan M. Niemiec, Psy.D.
Character Strengths Research & Interventions
Abstract: Character strengths, often referred to as “the backbone of positive psychology,” have enjoyed ...
Judith Moskowitz, Ph.D. Northwestern University
Contributions to Positive Health Award Lecture: Positive Affect Intervention to Help People Cope with Health-Related Stress: Progress, ...
Sheldon Cohen, PhD, Carnegie Mellon University
Positive Emotions in Health and Disease
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Brief conversations about the application of science.
An article by Donald Officer, Work & Organizations Division
A dialogue between Dacher Keltner, Ph.D. and Balan Nair, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Liberty Global, facilitated by Bijal Choksi
A dialogue between Arnold Baker, Ph.D. and Jessica Londei-Shortall, Division Secretary
Meghana (Meg) Rao
Gail Ironson M.D., Ph.D.
Alina Yarova, MPH
Frederick M. Brown, PhD
Steven Zarian, M.A.
Lisa Miller, PhD
Elaine O’Brien, Ph.D
Kimberly Sibille, MA, Ph.D.
Kathi Norman, PA-C, MSBS
Afton Hassett, PsyD
Associate Research Scientist
Joel Milam, PhD
Sarah Pressman, Ph.D.
Tayyab Rashid, Ph.D.
Philip Streit, Ph.D.
Executive Clinical Council
Margarita Tarragona, Ph.D.
Samuel M.Y. Ho, PhD
Rhea Owens, PhD.
Dr. Margaret Kern
Dr. Sylvia Kwok
Regional Representatives Lead
Dr. Aaron Jarden
Dr. Shiri Lavy
European Conference Pre-conference Lead
Matthew A. White, PhD
World Congress Lead
Steering Committee Co-Chair
Dr. Ricardo Arguís Rey
Dr. Covadonga Chaves
Dr. Rosalinda Ballesteros
Michael L. Wehmeyer, Ph.D.
Co-Chair, Student Speaker Series
Monica Gutierrez Mesino
Membership & Recruitment Lead
Regional representative, Montreal, Canada
Regional representative, Lebanon
Regional representative, Colombia
Regional representative, Berkley, California
Regional representative, South Korea
Assistant to Communication Chair
Positive Work and Organizations: Research and Practice (PWORP), focuses on promoting the study and application of positive psychological concepts in organizational settings.
THE CHRONICLE OF ADVANCES IN POSITIVE HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
Abstract: Jonathan Haidt, Ph.D. is an American social psychologist and the Thomas Cooley Professor of Ethical ...
The official, peer-reviewed publication of the Clinical Division of the International Positive Psychology Association. It is intended to be an international forum that focuses on the intersection of positive psychology theory and research and evidence-based clinical practice.