Positive Psychology Therapists in Jacksonville, FL

Photo of Maureen M Mclain, Counselor in Jacksonville, FL
Maureen M Mclain
Counselor, MS, LMHC
Verified Verified
Jacksonville, FL 32216
One foundation of my practice is trauma identification and healing through the use of EMDR, EFT, Narrative, and Positive Psychology.
Let me help you leave the weight of old drama, uncertainty, and self doubt behind. As a Well Being Warrior I will be there and have your back through any struggles. When engaging with clients, I leave judgment at the door, and take a creative approach to therapy in response to each clients unique personality. I offer results oriented counseling if you are ready to engage in self-healing, discover and build your core strengths, and identify new behaviors that will allow you to live a happier, calmer and more content life.
One foundation of my practice is trauma identification and healing through the use of EMDR, EFT, Narrative, and Positive Psychology.
Let me help you leave the weight of old drama, uncertainty, and self doubt behind. As a Well Being Warrior I will be there and have your back through any struggles. When engaging with clients, I leave judgment at the door, and take a creative approach to therapy in response to each clients unique personality. I offer results oriented counseling if you are ready to engage in self-healing, discover and build your core strengths, and identify new behaviors that will allow you to live a happier, calmer and more content life.
(904) 309-9195 View (904) 309-9195
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Erica L Whitfield Therapist For Gifted Children And Teens
Counselor, MACP, LMHC, BC-TMH
Verified Verified
5 Endorsed
Jacksonville, FL 32257
I primarily use cognitive behavioral therapy, positive psychology, and solution-focused therapy in fun and engaging ways to help gifted and creative kids manage stress, set boundaries, recover from mistakes, and much more! Help your child find happiness, motivation, and confidence by contacting me today.
Is your gifted, creative, or high-performing child struggling with anxiety, stress or confidence issues? Our younger kids can struggle with behavioral issues because they are overstimulated, bored, or just misunderstood in school. Our older teens may be overwhelmed, stressed, or even have thoughts about self-harm. Our kids have unique stressors related to perfectionism, sensitivity, high pressure, and social relationships. Sometimes these things can make it challenging for them to feel like they belong. Help your child discover a safe space to develop confidence and happiness by contacting me today.
I primarily use cognitive behavioral therapy, positive psychology, and solution-focused therapy in fun and engaging ways to help gifted and creative kids manage stress, set boundaries, recover from mistakes, and much more! Help your child find happiness, motivation, and confidence by contacting me today.
Is your gifted, creative, or high-performing child struggling with anxiety, stress or confidence issues? Our younger kids can struggle with behavioral issues because they are overstimulated, bored, or just misunderstood in school. Our older teens may be overwhelmed, stressed, or even have thoughts about self-harm. Our kids have unique stressors related to perfectionism, sensitivity, high pressure, and social relationships. Sometimes these things can make it challenging for them to feel like they belong. Help your child discover a safe space to develop confidence and happiness by contacting me today.
(904) 299-0953 View (904) 299-0953
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The Mindful Lemon Marriage and Family Therapy INC
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
Jacksonville, FL 32258  (Online Only)
Here at The Mindful Lemon, we believe in treating the whole person – we focus on the mind-body connection, positive psychology, law of attraction, and mindfulness in conjunction with a multitude of evidence-based practice and therapeutic modalities to help you to achieve your greatest potential.
Our mission is to provide quality online mental health and substance abuse services while breaking down the barriers of traditional, office-based therapy. Traditional mental health and substance abuse treatment tends to focus on what makes you sick, and what you are lacking but at The Mindful Lemon, our clinicians let you sit in the driver’s seat, focusing on your strengths and assets to help you become the best version of you! This can be via traditional talk therapy, medication management, mindfulness techniques, an emphasis on health, wellness, and fitness, or any combination of the above.
Here at The Mindful Lemon, we believe in treating the whole person – we focus on the mind-body connection, positive psychology, law of attraction, and mindfulness in conjunction with a multitude of evidence-based practice and therapeutic modalities to help you to achieve your greatest potential.
Our mission is to provide quality online mental health and substance abuse services while breaking down the barriers of traditional, office-based therapy. Traditional mental health and substance abuse treatment tends to focus on what makes you sick, and what you are lacking but at The Mindful Lemon, our clinicians let you sit in the driver’s seat, focusing on your strengths and assets to help you become the best version of you! This can be via traditional talk therapy, medication management, mindfulness techniques, an emphasis on health, wellness, and fitness, or any combination of the above.
(321) 450-9249 View (321) 450-9249
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Sheri A Wallace
Counselor, PhD, NBC-HWC
Not Verified Not Verified
Jacksonville, FL 32223  (Online Only)
My training and 35+ years experience counseling, coaching and consulting includes training in HeartMath, Tapping, Grief/Loss, Yoga/Laughter, Positive Psychology and Energy Healing techniques.
If you are looking for a heart-centered guide to help you tap into your own health and happiness, look no further. You may be struggling to make some positive changes in your life, but feel the need for some guidance. Maybe you are being pulled in many directions, feeling stressed, overwhelmed or depressed with the demands of life. You might feel challenged in your attempts to find balance in life as you juggle the responsibilities of work, family, friends, finances, and "me time” . . . or perhaps it’s grief. Have you lost a loved one, a job, a home, a way of life, or no longer feel like yourself? Good grief! What do you do?
My training and 35+ years experience counseling, coaching and consulting includes training in HeartMath, Tapping, Grief/Loss, Yoga/Laughter, Positive Psychology and Energy Healing techniques.
If you are looking for a heart-centered guide to help you tap into your own health and happiness, look no further. You may be struggling to make some positive changes in your life, but feel the need for some guidance. Maybe you are being pulled in many directions, feeling stressed, overwhelmed or depressed with the demands of life. You might feel challenged in your attempts to find balance in life as you juggle the responsibilities of work, family, friends, finances, and "me time” . . . or perhaps it’s grief. Have you lost a loved one, a job, a home, a way of life, or no longer feel like yourself? Good grief! What do you do?
(904) 271-5456 View (904) 271-5456
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Maryam Archer
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Jacksonville, FL 32246  (Online Only)
I specialize in helping people find the best version of themselves. If you can change your thoughts, you can change your life. I use several techniques such as cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy, and positive psychology methods to help find a path to happiness. I work with all types of life situations and people so contact me today and we can schedule a free consultation to see if we are a good fit for each other.
I specialize in helping people find the best version of themselves. If you can change your thoughts, you can change your life. I use several techniques such as cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy, and positive psychology methods to help find a path to happiness. I work with all types of life situations and people so contact me today and we can schedule a free consultation to see if we are a good fit for each other.
(904) 650-5289 View (904) 650-5289
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Irene Struif
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
Jacksonville, FL 32208  (Online Only)
The foundation of my approach is Mindfulness-Based Cognitive-Behavioral therapy with Somatic therapy (mind-body approach/techniques), but I also draw from EMDR, Laughter Therapy, Positive Psychology, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Transpersonal Psychology, and nutrition.
Hello! I’m Irene Struif, a licensed therapist. I've been helping people improve their lives since 2004. Here I work with adults via a few different schools of thought that have helped many others achieve the results they desired.
The foundation of my approach is Mindfulness-Based Cognitive-Behavioral therapy with Somatic therapy (mind-body approach/techniques), but I also draw from EMDR, Laughter Therapy, Positive Psychology, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Transpersonal Psychology, and nutrition.
Hello! I’m Irene Struif, a licensed therapist. I've been helping people improve their lives since 2004. Here I work with adults via a few different schools of thought that have helped many others achieve the results they desired.
(321) 459-6042 View (321) 459-6042
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Dr. JD Wright
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Jacksonville, FL 32203
I weave mindfulness and positive psychology into sessions, supporting a path toward better than just "okay.
Healing is more than fixing what's broken—it's about creating a life that truly resonates with you. If you're someone who's spent hours thinking through your struggles, maybe even doing the "right things", and still feels stuck, you're not alone. Let's navigate a fresh perspective together. Whether it's exploring your history, envisioning future goals, or tuning into the wisdom of your body and emotions, I understand your journey is unique. Join me as we work towards unlocking a more meaningful and purposeful life tailored just for you.
I weave mindfulness and positive psychology into sessions, supporting a path toward better than just "okay.
Healing is more than fixing what's broken—it's about creating a life that truly resonates with you. If you're someone who's spent hours thinking through your struggles, maybe even doing the "right things", and still feels stuck, you're not alone. Let's navigate a fresh perspective together. Whether it's exploring your history, envisioning future goals, or tuning into the wisdom of your body and emotions, I understand your journey is unique. Join me as we work towards unlocking a more meaningful and purposeful life tailored just for you.
(352) 499-1507 View (352) 499-1507
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Darleen Claire Wodzenski
Counselor, MS MA , PhD LPC, NCC ACS
Verified Verified
Jacksonville, FL 32099
We work from a Person-Centered approach steeped in Positive Psychology.
We respectfully support you in your dreams, goals & inspirations. When you need guidance, we provide knowledge & insight about self-care & therapeutic strategies, approaching healing & recovery from a holistic perspective. Seamlessly integrate emotions, behaviors, lifestyle, relationships, education, leisure activities, self-care & career. Serving clients of all ages with such issues as Anxiety, Attachment Issues, Autism, Behavior Challenges, Borderline Personality Disorder, Depression, Developmental Disabilities, Dissociation, DID, OCD, ODD, Panic, PTSD, Trauma, Violence. Trauma; BIPOC; LGBTQIA+ and Polyamory respectful & informed.
We work from a Person-Centered approach steeped in Positive Psychology.
We respectfully support you in your dreams, goals & inspirations. When you need guidance, we provide knowledge & insight about self-care & therapeutic strategies, approaching healing & recovery from a holistic perspective. Seamlessly integrate emotions, behaviors, lifestyle, relationships, education, leisure activities, self-care & career. Serving clients of all ages with such issues as Anxiety, Attachment Issues, Autism, Behavior Challenges, Borderline Personality Disorder, Depression, Developmental Disabilities, Dissociation, DID, OCD, ODD, Panic, PTSD, Trauma, Violence. Trauma; BIPOC; LGBTQIA+ and Polyamory respectful & informed.
(386) 223-1815 View (386) 223-1815
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Erika Wynn
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMHC, LMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Jacksonville, FL 32219  (Online Only)
Psst! Hey you! Yes you! Look at you taking your first step in caring for your needs. So, what's next? Search through profiles and see if someone is a good fit for you. First step is to determine your needs. Is it individual? Is it family? Lucky for you I do both! What outcomes do you want to achieve? Let's set some goals together. Remember every therapist won't be a right fit for you and that's OK. You are the expert of your own life so take your time and let's get it right!
Psst! Hey you! Yes you! Look at you taking your first step in caring for your needs. So, what's next? Search through profiles and see if someone is a good fit for you. First step is to determine your needs. Is it individual? Is it family? Lucky for you I do both! What outcomes do you want to achieve? Let's set some goals together. Remember every therapist won't be a right fit for you and that's OK. You are the expert of your own life so take your time and let's get it right!
(904) 204-2564 View (904) 204-2564
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QueerSpace Counseling
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Jacksonville, FL 32205
Hello everyone! I opened QueerSpace Counseling because it is my passion to work with the LGBTQ+ community to foster a safe space where clients can share their stories and find practical, easy to use interventions that provide relief. I believe that each of us can take steps for measurable success in our goals and operate from a trauma-informed approach. I work only with adult individuals (I do not offer couple's counseling).
Hello everyone! I opened QueerSpace Counseling because it is my passion to work with the LGBTQ+ community to foster a safe space where clients can share their stories and find practical, easy to use interventions that provide relief. I believe that each of us can take steps for measurable success in our goals and operate from a trauma-informed approach. I work only with adult individuals (I do not offer couple's counseling).
(904) 977-8240 View (904) 977-8240
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Polyamory, BDSM, Kink, & Queer friendly counseling
Counselor, LMHC, MCAP
Verified Verified
Jacksonville, FL 32207
I am Polyamory, Kink, BDSM and Queer friendly and competent. I am secular and won't be pushing religion, though I respect all religions. Í'm a supporting member of the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom, and Polyfriendly.org, as well as the Secular Therapy Project. I celebrate and support non traditional lifestyles. I can help with mood disorders, relationships, addiction, and other issues as well. You can meet me in my office, meet via video therapy from the comfort of your home, or use your phone to video conference with me during your lunch hour.
I am Polyamory, Kink, BDSM and Queer friendly and competent. I am secular and won't be pushing religion, though I respect all religions. Í'm a supporting member of the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom, and Polyfriendly.org, as well as the Secular Therapy Project. I celebrate and support non traditional lifestyles. I can help with mood disorders, relationships, addiction, and other issues as well. You can meet me in my office, meet via video therapy from the comfort of your home, or use your phone to video conference with me during your lunch hour.
(904) 204-8720 View (904) 204-8720
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Cristina Chinchilla
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Jacksonville, FL 32256  (Online Only)
If you are here, you have made the courageous decision to seek help on your healing journey. I want to congratulate you for making that brave choice! My name is Cristina Chinchilla and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Florida. I help individuals that are healing from trauma, struggling with their identity, feeling hopeless, without purpose, having difficulties navigating current challenges or simply at a loss on how to cope with the messiness of being human. As a therapist, it is important to me that you feel heard, validated and understood. Together we will work on breaking toxic patterns.
If you are here, you have made the courageous decision to seek help on your healing journey. I want to congratulate you for making that brave choice! My name is Cristina Chinchilla and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Florida. I help individuals that are healing from trauma, struggling with their identity, feeling hopeless, without purpose, having difficulties navigating current challenges or simply at a loss on how to cope with the messiness of being human. As a therapist, it is important to me that you feel heard, validated and understood. Together we will work on breaking toxic patterns.
(904) 320-0367 View (904) 320-0367
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Dr. James Counseling and Consulting Services
PhD
Verified Verified
Jacksonville, FL 32217
Are you experiencing feelings of abandonment, rejection, worthlessness, helplessness and hopelessness. Are you at a crossroad in life and you don't know what to do? Do you feel like your relationship seems stagnant? Whether your struggles are trauma, grief, relationships, self-esteem, depression, anxiety or any other mental health issues I would love to help you. I will use the experience I've gained through previous employment along with my education and the guidance of the Holy Spirit to equip you with the necessary tools to make the best decisions that will enhance your life to the maximum potential.
Are you experiencing feelings of abandonment, rejection, worthlessness, helplessness and hopelessness. Are you at a crossroad in life and you don't know what to do? Do you feel like your relationship seems stagnant? Whether your struggles are trauma, grief, relationships, self-esteem, depression, anxiety or any other mental health issues I would love to help you. I will use the experience I've gained through previous employment along with my education and the guidance of the Holy Spirit to equip you with the necessary tools to make the best decisions that will enhance your life to the maximum potential.
(904) 549-6277 View (904) 549-6277
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Sonia A Roberts
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Jacksonville, FL 32211
Waitlist for new clients
Sometimes we simply need a safe space to discuss our thoughts and feelings. Therapy can be a great way to explore problems that you have been unable to resolve on your own.
Sometimes we simply need a safe space to discuss our thoughts and feelings. Therapy can be a great way to explore problems that you have been unable to resolve on your own.
(904) 548-3488 View (904) 548-3488
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Tracye A Polson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Jacksonville, FL 32205
I think as human beings we want to feel seen, heard, appreciated, respected, loved, and valued. I believe most of us want to make a difference in the lives of those around us, our loved ones, friends and community. Making a difference and enjoying healthy and gratifying relationships and contributing to one's community can take many forms but they all involve relationships. If you find yourself feeling deeply unhappy, confused and dissatisfied in any of your relationships, I'd like to learn more about you and what you are seeking in your life and in your relationships.
I think as human beings we want to feel seen, heard, appreciated, respected, loved, and valued. I believe most of us want to make a difference in the lives of those around us, our loved ones, friends and community. Making a difference and enjoying healthy and gratifying relationships and contributing to one's community can take many forms but they all involve relationships. If you find yourself feeling deeply unhappy, confused and dissatisfied in any of your relationships, I'd like to learn more about you and what you are seeking in your life and in your relationships.
(904) 567-6947 View (904) 567-6947
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Deborah M. Baker Counseling
Psychologist, PhD, ACS
Verified Verified
Jacksonville, FL 32207
I am currently accepting new clients and offer in-person and virtual sessions. First three sessions are $125 per 45-50 minute session. I am a Florida licensed clinical psychologist with more than 30 years experience in counseling and psychotherapy with individuals experiencing anxiety and mood disorders, personality disorders, severe and persistent mental illness, developmental disabilities, and autism spectrum disorders. I incorporate Mindfulness Meditation, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and EMDR into my therapy. I also have many years experience in supervising clinicians who are working toward licensure. Evening hours available!
I am currently accepting new clients and offer in-person and virtual sessions. First three sessions are $125 per 45-50 minute session. I am a Florida licensed clinical psychologist with more than 30 years experience in counseling and psychotherapy with individuals experiencing anxiety and mood disorders, personality disorders, severe and persistent mental illness, developmental disabilities, and autism spectrum disorders. I incorporate Mindfulness Meditation, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and EMDR into my therapy. I also have many years experience in supervising clinicians who are working toward licensure. Evening hours available!
(904) 339-5663 View (904) 339-5663
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Amanda Mewhorter
Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Jacksonville, FL 32223
You just finished another day and you feel yourself riddled with anxiety. You've had anxiety in the past, but now it seems unbearable. It's hard to breath and concentrate, especially when you are wondering when the "next ball is going to drop". Family, friends, and colleagues are talking to you, but all you hear are words because you're already many steps ahead of them in thought. You've heard that you just need to be "more present, less anxious". But you don't know how, or even where to begin. It feels as if the weight of the world is on your shoulders. Sometimes you know why you're anxious, other times you have no idea.
You just finished another day and you feel yourself riddled with anxiety. You've had anxiety in the past, but now it seems unbearable. It's hard to breath and concentrate, especially when you are wondering when the "next ball is going to drop". Family, friends, and colleagues are talking to you, but all you hear are words because you're already many steps ahead of them in thought. You've heard that you just need to be "more present, less anxious". But you don't know how, or even where to begin. It feels as if the weight of the world is on your shoulders. Sometimes you know why you're anxious, other times you have no idea.
(904) 977-6829 View (904) 977-6829
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Lauren Renee Cunningwood
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, QS
Verified Verified
7 Endorsed
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Waitlist for new clients
Visit GreenhouseTherapyServices.com for scheduling and waitlist. I’m here to support your desire for personal growth, healing, and self-discovery. I'm interested in working with concerns such as anxiety, depression, stress, grief, and trauma. I also have a special passion for working with folks “outside the norm”. I’m LGBTQI+ friendly, neurodivergent affirming, and supportive of non-traditional family structures (ethical non-monogamy, queer, platonic life partnerships, etc.). You will find me to be warm, non-judgmental, and realistic. I am a Qualified Supervisor offering clinical supervision for clinical social worker interns.
Visit GreenhouseTherapyServices.com for scheduling and waitlist. I’m here to support your desire for personal growth, healing, and self-discovery. I'm interested in working with concerns such as anxiety, depression, stress, grief, and trauma. I also have a special passion for working with folks “outside the norm”. I’m LGBTQI+ friendly, neurodivergent affirming, and supportive of non-traditional family structures (ethical non-monogamy, queer, platonic life partnerships, etc.). You will find me to be warm, non-judgmental, and realistic. I am a Qualified Supervisor offering clinical supervision for clinical social worker interns.
(904) 842-4400 View (904) 842-4400
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Dawn Lindner DiRito
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Jacksonville, FL 32256
As a seasoned psychotherapist, my passion lies in fostering transformative healing experiences in therapy. With extensive experience, I offer a compassionate and client-centered approach, tailoring therapeutic interventions to the needs of the individual or couple. I aim to create an empathetic and supportive environment in which clients will grow emotionally and achieve lasting positive change.
As a seasoned psychotherapist, my passion lies in fostering transformative healing experiences in therapy. With extensive experience, I offer a compassionate and client-centered approach, tailoring therapeutic interventions to the needs of the individual or couple. I aim to create an empathetic and supportive environment in which clients will grow emotionally and achieve lasting positive change.
(904) 822-1806 View (904) 822-1806
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Kenecia Muller
Counselor, MS, LMHC, CAP, CCTP, ART-Tra
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Jacksonville, FL 32216
Accepting New Clients. Finding your way and your voice is a journey. Each person and each journey is unique. I focus on empowering clients to recognize their worth and build the life they desire. By assisting clients with challenging unhelpful and self defeating beliefs we can create a path for moving forward. Growth and change are possible. I am trained in accelerated resolution therapy to assist with addressing the root of issues in an impactful way.
Accepting New Clients. Finding your way and your voice is a journey. Each person and each journey is unique. I focus on empowering clients to recognize their worth and build the life they desire. By assisting clients with challenging unhelpful and self defeating beliefs we can create a path for moving forward. Growth and change are possible. I am trained in accelerated resolution therapy to assist with addressing the root of issues in an impactful way.
(904) 280-7300 View (904) 280-7300

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Positive Psychology Therapists

How does positive psychology therapy work?

Positive psychology therapy derives from the work of Martin Seligman of the University of Pennsylvania. He and others developed the field of positive psychology building on humanistic theory. Positive psychology therapy is similar to acceptance and commitment therapy, and it essentially quiets emotional distress through positivity, contentment, and well-being. This therapy does not reduce the individual to symptoms and conditions.

When do I know if I need treatment using positive psychology?

If an individual is overwhelmed by emotional distress and general negativity, they may feel trapped. A positive psychology therapist can help them view their emotions and behaviors differently, and approach life with a better understanding of their positive strengths. This therapy can provide an individual with the coping skills needed for a healthier and more constructive life.

What should I expect from positive psychology therapy?

The patient may be asked to explore their signature strengths. The therapist will also ask the individual to talk about their goals, which should be specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and timely. Discussing negative experiences and symptoms is important, but so is the exploration of positive experiences. The objective is to identify and lessen negative thoughts and behaviors and move toward optimal health and productivity. The individual will see life in a more positive and fulfilling way. This therapy is proactive and may use forgiveness, gratitude, hope, and compassion to help reframe negativity.

Is positive psychology effective in therapy?

Positive psychology therapy is evidence-based and effective. One study found that people with eating disorders benefit from this type of intervention. This therapy encourages the person to reframe their distressed thoughts and move into healthier patterns of functioning. This therapy also aims to move an individual toward what works well in their life. Positive psychology therapy can elicit lifelong change, with higher levels of satisfaction, less stress, as well as positive emotional and behavioral habits.