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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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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.

Who Do You Want to Be? So Many Possible Selves

Imagine for a moment You, but Better— you know, that ideal version of yourself? Or versions, plural? You might be that person...

Gratitude for Everyday Moments of Paradise

Webster’s New World College Dictionary defines paradise as “any state or condition of great satisfaction, happiness or delight.” “This...

A Narrative Writing and Imagery Project for Healing and Growth

Narrative Writing is a powerful tool that can be used to heal from the traumas and hardships of our lives.  This project explores how a 30 day...

The Link Between Self-Employment and Meaningful Work

I have said these words myself: “In the modern, global economy, you should consider yourself the CEO of your own company, You.” Typing...

The Magic of Connections: 5 Tips for Positive Networking

One of my favorite stories about the benefits of connections in a job search is from a successful business owner who landed her dream...
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