A new paradigm of traditional psychology, Positive Psychology focuses on growing happiness, love, success, and strengths, rather than on overcoming depression, anxiety, neuroses, and weaknesses.
Through a combination of on-campus and online programming over 10 months, Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health offers an exclusive Certificate in Positive Psychology from one of the field’s leading experts, Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar. Watch Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar.
This course is appropriate for personal development—gaining skills in self-mastery, parenting, and relationships—and professional development for use in coaching, leading, teaching, nursing, social work, yoga or mind/body teaching, and psychology.
Learn how to apply Positive Psychology theory, tools, and research to:
What You Earn
- Cultivate sustainable change in individuals
- Foster positive organizational responses to challenges
- Build affirming emotions amid complex and painful emotions
- Develop positive self-regard and grounded optimism
- Improve the art and science of leadership, coaching, parenting, and teaching.
Kripalu is the only place to offer a Certificate in Positive Psychology with Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar.
As part of the course, participants complete a final project outlining personally compelling tenets of Positive Psychology. Use this final project as a platform for personal or professional work. Or use the presentation and principles of Positive Psychology to engage others in your community to gain visibility and credibility to build your business.
There is no course pre-requisite; this training provides CE credits for nurses, social workers, psychologists, certified counselors, athletic trainers, yoga teachers, and professional coaches (through ICF). College credits pending. Register for a free meet-the-faculty conference call with Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar.