Positive Psychology

What is psychological therapy?

There are lots of wacky movie images of “therapy”, such as psychoanalysts from Freud’s time talking to people lying on couches, or clients and therapists running off into the sunset together (breaking all rules of professional conduct). Such images can therefore make “therapy” probably not something the average Kiwi manager feels like recommending to [...]

2018-07-02T10:38:47+12:00July 2nd, 2018|

Research we like – Positive mental health at work

We support organisations that are implementing strategies to reduce mental illness at work and to support employees who suffer from mental ill-health.  In our view, however, such initiatives are simply the starting point. Rather than a focus on risks, promoting positive mental health at work by implementing strategies to strengthen wellbeing and flourishing is an [...]

2016-03-01T16:05:17+13:00March 1st, 2016|

Law Talk Magazine Issue 852

Two for One – Using Positive Psychology in Teams Law Talk - Issue 852, 10 Oct 2014 Higher rates of illness including heart disease, depression, anxiety, and substance abuse have been found in the legal eld compared with other professional services (Peterson and Peterson, 2009). Moreover, it seems that these poor health outcomes have something [...]

2017-03-20T11:16:08+13:00July 6th, 2015|