Helping teens develop social-emotional skills within their own communities is key to their success and happiness in life. Saakshi Tikku, a psychologist and educator in India, will discuss how the interventions and tools of positive psychology—including VIA character strengths–can help students across all age groups. She will bring examples and stories from her work with students, teachers, and parents to show how these positive psychology tools can help build a more engaged, happier, and resilient student community.
Saakshi Tikku has a Master’s degree in clinical psychology and is certified in Reality Therapy and Choice Theory. She is a Certificate in Wholebeing Positive Psychology graduate and has worked as a counselor in educational institutions for over 10 years. She uses the VIA character strengths in her practice with teens.