Tag Archives: Positive Psychology

#447 – Finding Your Groove at Home and Work with Christine Carter PhD

A sociologist and happiness expert at UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center, Christine Carter, Ph.D., is the author of The Sweet Spot: How to Find Your Groove at Home and Work (January 2015) and Raising Happiness (2011). After receiving her B.A. from Dartmouth College, where she was a Senior Fellow, Dr. Carter worked in marketing […]

#446 – Post Traumatic Success with Fredrike Bannink

Fredrike Bannink is a clinical psychologist and a Master of Dispute Resolution based in Amsterdam. She is an internationally recognized author of 20+ books, presenter and trainer. She is also a Mental Health Trainer for Doctors without Borders. Among her many accomplishments, she is also author of the 2014 book: Post Traumatic Success: Positive Psychology […]

#397 – James Alexander PhD Interviews David Van Nuys PhD

David Van Nuys, PhD See http://shrinkrapradio.com/about/ James Alexander, PhD Transcript Australian psychologist, Dr. James Alexander is author of the 2012 book, The Hidden Psychology of Pain. By way of biographical statement, Dr. Alexander writes: “I became a psychologist after the harrowing experience of being nearly killed in a car accident as an 18 year old, […]

#393 – The Science and Practice of Gratitude with Robert A. Emmons PhD

Transcript Dr. Robert Emmons’ research is at the interface of personality psychology, the psychology of emotion and the psychology of religion. His primary interests are in the psychology of gratitude and the psychology of personal goals, and how each is related to positive psychological processes, including happiness, well-being, and personality integration. Emmons is Editor-in-Chief of […]

#355 Current Developments in Positive Psychology with Stewart Donaldson PhD

Stewart I. Donaldson PhD is Professor of Psychology, Dean, & Director of the Claremont Evaluation Center at Claremont Graduate University, USA. He is the Chair of the International Positive Psychology Association’s 2013 World Congress of Positive Psychology in Los Angeles, June 27-30. Donaldson’s recent research focuses on positive organizational psychology and the design and evaluation […]

#298 The Relationship Between Positive Psychology and Health Outcomes with Lisa Aspinwall, PhD

Lisa G. Aspinwall Ph.D., is associate professor of psychology at the University of Utah, US, and a member of the Huntsman Cancer Institute. Her research program examines self-regulatory processes and future-oriented thinking (proactive coping, optimism, prevention) as people seek to anticipate, prevent, understand, and manage important negative outcomes, especially in the domain of health. She […]

#297 Engineering Happiness with Rakesh Sarin, PhD

#296 Critiquing Positive Psychology as Cancer Treatment with James Coyne, PhD

James C. Coyne, Ph.D is Director of the Behavioral Oncology Program, Abramson Cancer Center and Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Here is a

#294 – The Dark Side of Seligman’s Comprehensive Soldier Fitness with Stephen Soldz PhD

an article he co-authored which is critical of Martin Seligman’s initiative with the U.S. Army. He has received media attention as a vocal critic regarding allegations of the use of psychological torture by the U.S. government in its conduct of the War in Iraq and the War on Terror. In August 2007, Soldz publicly challenged […]

#291 – Comparing Logotherapy and Positive Psychology with Marshall H. Lewis, MA