Sydney Professional Development Event - Introduction to Positive Psychology Coaching
The ACAP Community Engagement team is pleased to have Dr Timothy Sharp from The Happiness Institute present our next professional development workshop in Sydney on;
Introduction to Positive Psychology Coaching
Date: Friday 18th September
Times: 8.30am to 9.00am Registration
9.00am to 5.00pm Workshop
10.30am to 11.00am Morning Tea (provided)
12.30pm to 1.30pm Lunch (provided)
1.30pm to 3.00pm Afternoon Tea (provided)
Location: Level 5 Lecture Room 1, 11 York Street, Sydney
Registrations: Please see below
Dr. Tim Sharp (aka Dr Happy) has three degrees in psychology (including a Ph.D.) and an impressive record as an academic, clinician and coach. He runs one of Sydney’s most respected clinical psychology practices, a highly regarded Executive Coaching practice, and is the founder & CHO (Chief Happiness Officer) of The Happiness Institute, Australia’s first and now largest organisation devoted solely to enhancing happiness in individuals, families and organisations (http://www.thehappinessinstitute.com).
He has taught at all the major universities in NSW and is currently an Adjunct Professor (in Positive Psychology) within the School of Management, Faculty of Business at UTS and also an Adjunct Professor (Positive Psychology) within the School of Health Sciences at RMIT University. His primary areas of interest include enhancing happiness at work as well as promoting healthy living via the application of positive psychology principles, an interest that recently culminated in the development of a range of programs designed to promote longevity.
In 2008 Dr. Sharp’s achievements were recognised by the Australian Davos Connection when he received a Future Leadership Award. Dr. Sharp is also a best selling author of, among other things, “The Happiness Handbook”,“100 Ways to Happiness: a guide for busy people”, “100 Ways to Happy Children: a guide for busy parents”and most recently “Live Happier Live Longer –a guide to positive ageing”; he’s a sought after public speaker, and as a result of his frequent appearances in the local and international media he’s been read and heard by millions of people (http://www.drhappy.com.au).
The following topics will be covered in this 1 day workshop:
- The fundamental theories underlying Positive Psychology (inlcuding how it differes from more traditional approaches such as clinical and counselling psychology)
- Key constructs within Positive Psychology including the roles of meaning and purpose, healthy living , optimism, positive relationships, character strengths and more...
- The range of applications of positive psychology coacing (eg within therapy/counselling, life and career coaching, management and leadership etc)
This course would be particularly relevant to and useful for:
By attending this event you will receive a certificate of attendance crediting you with 8 PD hours.
Registrations are crucial as places are limited. Please register via the online form. Registrations will be via The Happiness Institute and you will receive an email confirming your registration.
We look forward to receiving your registration and seeing you at the workshop.