Find out ways to help boost your mood, draw on your personal character strengths, adopt helpful mindsets and strategies to manage stress.
Using positive psychology to promote wellbeing and positive ageing
This zoom presentation describes some of the most useful and practical strategies developed in the positive psychology field that apply well to positive ageing. Positive psychology focuses on increasing happiness as well as promoting engagement in life roles, positive relationships, personal meaning and achievement. Issues and strategies discussed include practical ways of boosting our mood, drawing on our personal character strengths, adopting helpful mindsets, and strategies for managing stress.
Chris Mackey (M.A. Clin. Psych.) is a Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society and the principal psychologist at Chris Mackey and Associates, Geelong with 40 years’ psychotherapy experience. Chris has a particular interest in promoting optimistic approaches to mental health. He is author of the book, The Positive Psychology of Synchronicity: Enhance Your Mental Health with the Power of Coincidence. Chris aims to educate the wider community about positive psychology including in a monthly column in The Geelong Advertiser, through his positive psychology podcast, Psych Spiels and Silver Linings, the TV wellbeing show, Destination Happiness, and through his practice’s website at www.chrismackey.com.au.
Chris was awarded the 2019 Impact Achievement award at the Australian Allied Health Awards for his clinical research and media work.
Held from 1:00pm to 2:00pm, join with the Zoom meeting link HERE.
Meeting ID: 863 1889 5779