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Certificate in Wholebeing Positive Psychology

Experience an in-depth exploration of the science and direct application of positive psychology—the study of flourishing.

Positive Psychology Coaching Certification

Apply the leading-edge science of thriving with evidence-based coaching to help your clients and build a successful practice.

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Evidence-based online courses and immersion experiences for whole person well-being built on evidence based science.

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Work with a coach trained in the Wholebeing approach using a model for positive change.

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October 22 to October 23, 2022

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Why SPIRE for Well-being?

By taking the whole into account, the greatest well-being can be realized. We call that wholebeing; and we use the term as our definition of happiness.

Unpacking the Mental Load

I sent out an email to a working mother group I’m a part of, asking women to share their thoughts about mental load. My sister, who runs...

The Art of Savoring

When I turned 16 years old, my friends completely and absolutely delighted and surprised me with a birthday party. As I walked into my...

Better Relationships Through Meaning

I framed my TEDx talk on meaning in life in terms of the evolution of my relationship with my life partner, and despite being a...

Navigating Change and Crafting New Narratives: A Look at Bruce Feiler’s Work on Transitions

On the first page of his book Life Is in the Transitions: Mastering Change at Any Age, the New York Times best-selling author Bruce...

How Positive Psychology Took My Health Coaching Game to the Next Level

Like many health coaches before me, I entered the holistic nutrition world in an attempt to solve my own personal mysteries surrounding...
Kathy Washburn

“Wholebeing Institute allowed me to completely turn around a life focused on what I wasn’t good at to focusing on my positive strengths.”

Kathy Washburn Founder, Carved By Cancer
Scott Shapiro, MD

“My psychiatry practice has been re-energized, as I incorporate these Positive Psychology lessons, including how to be more present, listen more deeply and empathically, and be more generous in my own life.”

Scott Shapiro, MD Adult ADHD Psychiatrist + Executive Coach
Rebecca Soni,

“The Certificate in Positive Psychology motivated me to get my ideas shaped into what I wanted to achieve. My final project was a rough version of what RISE became.”

Rebecca Soni,  Six-time Olympic medalist, founder of RISE Elite Athletes
Michael Silverstein,

“The Wholebeing Institute CIPP course has been the most powerful and important training program I have ever been exposed to. I use it every day.”

Michael Silverstein, Private Equity Investor