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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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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.

Your Belief Window

Your mindset—what you think, believe, feel, and imagine—is the most powerful operating system for your life. I call this system the...

The Art and Urgency of Strengthskeeping

What if everyone knew their character strengths from an early age, and learned how to apply them and recognize them in others? That's the world that...

The Healing Power of Connection

When Dr. Vivek Murthy was appointed as Surgeon General during the Obama administration, the first thing he did was to embark on a...

Navigating the New Year Using the Principles of Improv

As we step into this new year, we turn the page on one rife with realities that called for an unprecedented use of the word “unprecedented.” In many...

In Deep Appreciation

As the end of the year approaches, we want to travel back to the beginning, because we want to give thanks. In March, New York City was considered...
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
Dana Keep

“I have many years of coaching experience, but little formal training. Your information and insights helped me expand my thinking around the use of the specific tools you shared.”

Dana Keep
Career Coach, Wellesley College
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