Diploma in Positive Psychotherapy

To understand the basics and scope of positive psychology. Proceeding with the key elements of learning the subject.

Facilitator:

NA

Eligibility:

individuals from psychology or behavioral sciences field.

Learning Outcomes:

To be able to relate to the theoretical elements of positive psychology into therapeutic practice of positive psychotherapy

 

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Syllabus:

  • Module 1: Introduction to Positive Psychology

    Need for a science of human strengths and virtues

    Deconstruction of illness ideology and inclusion of human strengths

    Positive Psychology: Assumptions, Goals and Definitions

    Three pillars of positive psychology

    Seligman’s theory of happiness

  • Module 2: Historical Background and Introduction to Positive Psychotherapy

    Historical development of Positive Psychotherapy

    Contributions of Prof. Nossrat Peseschkian, Martin E.P. Seligman, Tayyad Rashid

    Application of Positive Psychotherapy

    Difference between CBT AND PPT

  • Module 3: Positive subjective states

    Subjective well-being

    Positive emotions

    The flow experience

    Optimism and Hope; Snyder’s Hope Theory

    Strategies for enhancing happiness

    Virtues and character strengths

  • Module 4: Positive individual traits

    Self efficacy

    Creativity

    Wisdom

    Empathy and altruism

  • Module 5: Positive Individual traits

    Emotional intelligence; Mayer, Salovey and Caruso’s model of emotional intelligence

    Giftedness

    Creativity and wisdom

  • Module 6: Positive Self:

    Self esteem

    Self efficacy

    Problem solving

    Social support

    Catharsis

    Relaxation exercises; Assessing Coping and defense mechanisms

  • Module 7: Positive Institutions

    Positive relationships

    Positive schooling

    Aging well and role of family

    Psychology of forgiveness for healthy society

    The Me/We balance: Building better communities

  • Module 8: Assessments in Positive Psychotherapy

    Measuring Subjective Well-Being

    Measuring Strengths of Character

    Measuring Engagement and Flow

    Measuring Meaning

    Value-In Action Inventory Strength

     

  • Module 9: Techniques of Positive Psychotherapy

    Six Exercises:

    3 good things, Using your strengths, The gratitude Visit, Active Constructive Responding, Savoring, Life summary

    15 sessions of positive psychotherapy

  • Module 10: Applications of Positive Psychotherapy

    Group Positive Psychotherapy

    Positive Psychotherapy in Relationship counseling, Depression, PTSD

Highlights

Holistic approach towards psychological and educational needs

Internationally & Nationally accredited Courses

Different types and modalities of therapies.

Experienced and Qualified Facilitators and Staff

Hands-on Practical Exposure with One to One Emphasis

Queer affirmative and trauma informed psychologists

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