Using Positive Psychology to Find More Happiness Everyday

Wednesday, January 13, 2021
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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Historically, the science of clinical psychology has focused on the treatment of mental illness. However, in the 1990s, psychologists began to study more deeply what actually makes us happy. They found that happiness is not the absence of depression or anxiety, but the cultivation of experiences that make life worth living. In this webinar, you will learn about the basic principles of positive psychology, foundational research in the field, and simple strategies you can apply to your everyday life to enhance feelings of well-being.

Bio: Anton Shcherbakov, Psy.D, BCBA is a Licensed Psychologist at the Center for Emotional Health of Greater Philadelphia, a private outpatient facility specializing in the evidence-based treatment of Anxiety Disorders, Body-focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRB), and Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders. He is also a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and director of ThinkPsych, an agency focused on improving educational outcomes for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) by creating research-backed products for special education. Dr. Shcherbakov has previously presented at local and national conferences on topics that include reducing maladaptive behaviors in ASD, treating BFRBs, and evaluating provider attitudes towards evidence based treatment. He received his doctorate in clinical psychology (Psy.D) from The Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers University in 2016. His dissertation explored the role of stigma towards adults with ASD in the workplace.

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