Introduction to Dr. Reivich


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In this show, we will introduce you to Dr. Karen Reivich, a leader in the field of Positive Psychology and the mother of four. Dr. Reivich is the co-director of the Penn Resiliency Project and a research associate in the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania, where she also completed her B.A. and her Ph.D... Together with Drs. Seligman and Jaycox, and Gillham, Reivich is a co-author of the book "The Optimistic Child" and co-authored "The Resilience Factor" with Dr. Andrew Shatte´. In addition, Dr. Reivich has a coaching practice and provides consultation to organizations around the themes of resilience, optimism, and strength development. Dr. Reivich's current work focuses on helping parents and educators to promote well-being in children and adolescents. Dr. Reivich has partnered with the Goldfish® brand to create Fishful Thinking. Fishful Thinking is a program for parents that helps them to raise children who have a positive attitude and can confidently tackle life’s challenges.

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