25jun7:00 pm8:45 pmEvent OverAn Evening with Yannick Jacob: Coaching for Happiness - Introducing the science of Positive Psychology and how it can help you and your clients grow and flourishWith Yannick Jacob
In our society, a lot of us are meeting what Abraham Maslow called our “basic needs” and are now looking to move further up the pyramid towards self-actualisation.
In our society, a lot of us are meeting what Abraham Maslow called our “basic needs” and are now looking to move further up the pyramid towards self-actualisation. Not only do we want our needs to be met, we want to lead happy and fulfilling lives.
Martin Seligman, founder of Positive Psychology describes it as the ‘scientific study of optimal human functioning that aims to discover and promote the factors that allow individuals and communities to thrive.’
Often our coachees are looking to feel better about certain aspects of their lives this can be anything from relationships, to finding meaning, better health or self-growth. Positive psychology enables us to get into the heart of the matter and offers coaches a broad variety of theories, tools and interventions to assist clients on their journey towards greater wellbeing.
Join us for this lecture with Yannick Jacob, formerly Programme Leader of University of East London’s MSc Coaching Psychology.
This lecture is aimed at qualified and in-training coaches who are curious about what it takes to live a happier and more fulfilled life and what positive psychological science may contribute to the process.
You’ll find out how we as coaches may deal with clients who are “negative” in their thinking and learn some practical tools and interventions to apply to yourself as well as your clients.
Through a rich mix of theory and group discussion you will learn:
- Why happiness is important
- An introduction to the science of Positive Psychology
- Theories of happiness & psychological wellbeing
- Practical ways of integrating Positive Psychology with yourself and your clients
Continue your evening after the lecture at the bar with the Animas Team and Yannick himself. A great way to catch up with fellow students, your favourite trainers and mentors!
About the Speaker:
Yannick Jacob is an Existential Coach (MA), Positive Psychologist (MSc), Coach Trainer & Supervisor, Mediator (conflict resolution) and the former Programme Leader of the MSc Coaching Psychology at the University of East London. He works with coaches, leaders and anybody who considers themselves to be in a “position of great responsibility” to gain clarity, make choices, build resilience and navigate their life and/or business. Yannick believes in balance, values a strong sense of awareness (self & others), he loves to make people think a little more deeply and he’s passionate about helping his clients develop the courage to live across the full spectrum of human experience as the true pathway to sustainable happiness. For over a decade now Yannick has studied happiness, optimal human functioning and all things wellbeing (MSc Applied Positive Psychology) as well as the depths and complexities of the human condition and how they show up for people, particularly in the coaching room (MA Existential Coaching). Yannick presents at conferences internationally and his book, An Introduction to Existential Coaching, is out now via Routledge. Learn more about Yannick, his work and his philosophy at www.existential.coach or, if you are a coach or integrative practitioner looking for supervision or training, check out www.RocketSupervision.com.
7:00pm - 8:45pm GMT
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