Tayyab Rashid 6th World Congress on Positive Psychology 2019

Tayyab Rashid

Dr. Tayyab Rashid is a licensed clinical and school psychologist and works at the Health & Wellness Centre, University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC). Dr. Rashid is also a faculty associate with the Human Flourishing Program, Harvard University. For more than 15 years, Dr. Rashid has worked with individuals experiencing complex mental health issues, especially with young adults from diverse cultural backgrounds and with trauma survivors. Using a culturally contextualized strengths-based approach, Dr. Rashid has also worked with 9/11 families, survivors of Asian Tsunami (2004) and mass shootings, refugee families, and journalists reporting from the front lines. Recipient of the Outstanding Practitioner Award from the International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA), Dr. Rashid has trained professionals internationally. Co-chair of Campus Mental Health, a Canadian Community of Practice and Director of Practice, IPPA, Dr. Rashid’s work has been published in textbooks of psychiatry and psychotherapy. His book, Positive Psychotherapy, with Dr. Martin Seligman, has been translated into several languages. Research initiatives: SBR: www.strengthsbasedresilience.com PPT: Positive Psychotherapy Flourish: www.utsc.utoronto.ca/flourish Campus Mental Health: http://cacuss-campusmentalhealth.ca/

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