“For many years I have recommended “Mind Over Mood,” as the psychological treatment manual of choice. Miriam Akhtar has now written a very credible depression treatment manual, based on the principles of positive psychology. I am […]
My guests for Radio Bristol’s Dinner Party with Dr Phil Hammond. Winston Churchill on life with the black dog, Albert Einstein as a philosopher rather than a scientist, Jane Austen and Michel Roux Junior for being a role […]
We are pleased to announce the arrival of advanced Masterclasses. After two years of running highly-rated Positive Psychology Masterclasses, which have trained many in the practice and theory of positive psychology, we are launching an advanced Masterclass to complement […]
The World Book of Happiness is finally being published in the UK (Marshall Cavendish, 2012). The book features contributions from ‘100 happiness professors from all around the world.’ Miriam contributed a chapter on ‘training the happy muscles.’ Herman van […]
New article just published on Positive Psychology News. This tells the story of Miriam’s experience applying positive psychology with disaffected young people and NEETs (not in education, employment or training). The experiment had significant results and proved to me […]
I’d like to draw your attention to the charity – the Depression Alliance – which operates a network of self-help groups across the UK. I was interviewed for an article in their Single Step magazine earlier this year, highlighting […]
My research paper – Applying positive psychology to alcohol-misusing adolescents: a group intervention – has been published in the academic journal Groupwork. You can read the PDF of the article in Positive Youth Development under the Positive Psychology tab.
Miriam has contributed chapters in two recently published positive psychology books.
The World Book of Happiness: The knowledge and wisdom of one hundred happiness professors from all around the world. Miriam wrote the chapter entitled Training the Happy Muscles. The […]