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Happiness, Thriving, and Mental Health: Putting Positive Psychology into Practice  

The study of the mind has all-too-often focused on pathology, on the experiences, attitudes, and patterns that create disruption in one’s life. Only in recent years have we begun to ask, “What is it that the happy and well-adjusted are doing right?”

Recent research in Positive Psychology indicates that certain practices and skills may be cultivated to help create a deeply fulfilling life. Ironically, findings in this burgeoning field have pointed to some of the same perspectives and techniques taught by the ancient spiritual practices as a viable path toward creating a life that grows what is best within us, inviting experiences of creativity, relationship, purpose, and joy.

This multi-sensory workshop is appropriate for mental health professionals and paraprofessionals who have an interest in the research and applications of positive psychology. Together we will explore holistic yoga, mindfulness, and wellness-based practices, research behind them, and their applications alongside traditional counseling techniques to provide powerful, multifaceted approaches to creating a life truly worth living.


CASAL is an Approved Provider of continuing education through the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & Marriage and Family Therapist Board. Our Approved Provider number is RCS090601

CASAL is also approved as a provider of continuing education for psychologists by the Ohio Psychological Association Office of Mandatory Continuing Education (OPA-MCE). Our Approved Provider # is 340966056


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