Published: 2016-10-12

A series of 2-day workshops in the science of happiness, strengths and well-being which is suitable for both personal and professional development. The course is also aimed at those people who want to incorporate positive psychology into their practice. Learn how to function well and flourish with positive psychology tools for work and life. Designed for those who would like to experience what positive psychology is about, add to their skills and for those contemplating training in the field.

What you will gain:

  • An in-depth understanding of the principles of Positive Psychology based on scientific research
  • Experience of the key evidence-based Positive Psychology techniques
  • Know how to incorporate Positive Psychology practices into your personal and professional life
  • Time with 2 of the UK’s leading Positive Psycholgy practitioners & authors

“The Positive Psychology Masterclass is the creation of two of UEL’s outstanding MAPP graduates, who are successfully applying positive psychology in the UK. It’s a great introduction to positive psychology, whether you’re considering joining us on the UEL MAPP programme, adding to your professional skills and knowledge, or simply want to flourish.” — Dr Ilona Boniwell, Associate Professor, Founder MSc Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP), University of East London


Part 1 — Foundations of Positive Psychology
Next Date: Thursday & Friday, November 3-4, 2016, Bristol

This 2-day foundation Masterclass introduces you to the key principles and evidence-based techniques in the science of positive psychology, giving you a thorough grounding in the PERMA model of flourishing. In this highly-engaging and practical course you will learn how to apply positive psychology to increase your personal well-being and optimal functioning and master the tools to apply i with others.


  • 1. Happiness, well-being, and flourishing
  • 2. Positive emotions
  • 3. Strengths
  • 4. Meaning and purpose
  • 5. Optimism and resilience
  • 6. Mindsets

“Excellent presentation. Knowledge was first rate. Very interesting & practical.”

Enables you to truly connect with the material and elements of Positive Psychology in a way that I can use with others and myself…” 

“A good balance between telling & doing: learning about Positive Psychology & applying it realistically in practical exercise which made the learning come to life & open the door to using it in the future.”

Early bird rate: £375 + VAT, full rate: £575 + VAT.

Qualifies for CPD certificate of attendance.


Part 2 — Positive Psychology in Practice 
Next dates: Thursday & Friday, January 12-13, 2017, Bristol

This 2-day advanced Masterclass builds on the foundations of Part 1 showing you how you can apply positive psychology in coaching, the workplace, and other communities. The hands-on approach will give you the tools to use positive psychology in coaching, training, and Learning & Development. You will learn how to apply the science of flourishing in groups and organisations for performance and success.


  • 7. Well-being at work
  • 8. Positive Psychology coaching
  • 9. Flourishing: building psychological capital
  • 10. Strengths in coaching and organisations
  • 11. Meaning and engagement at work
  • 12. Leadership and positive relationships

“The advanced Positive Psychology Masterclass is a brilliant 2 days for people who want to develop their knowledge and plan how to use positive psychology in their work.” Psychologist & Coach

Early bird rate: £395 + VAT, full rate: £575 + VAT.

Qualifies for CPD certificate of attendance


How to book:

You can access the booking form and further information here:

Places are limited so please book early.


Miriam Akhtar MAPP

Positive Psychology Coach, Consultant & Trainer

0117 953 7100 / 07973 742739



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