Positive Psychology: A Model of Well-Being and Flourishing

Instructor: Reji Mathew, Ph.D., LCSW

Date:  Thursday, July 20, 2017

Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Course Code:  SWPOSPYS

Room: Silberman/TBD

Cost: $210.00

Description:  Positive psychology (PP) is the scientific study of optimal human functioning to help people flourish. This mini-elective in Positive Psychology is a foundation course to help students not only understand the research on the core themes of positive psychology, but also equip students with the helpful positive interventions in various area areas of clinical social work practice.

CE Hours:  6

About the Instructor:

Dr. Reji Mathew is a senior clinical social worker at the Counseling and Wellness division of the New York University Student Health Center. Her interests include health and wellness, health care advocacy, integrative psychotherapy, and coping skills education. She is trained in CBT, DBT, TB-CBT, EMDR, Narrative Therapy and the Voice Dialogue method.

Dr. Mathew earned a BSW from Dominican College and an MSW and Ph.D. from New York University School of Social Work. Dr. Mathew is the recipient of the 2004 Greenstein Fellowship Dissertation Award. She also received an Alumni Service Award for her health advocacy writing from the Dominican College Alumni Association in 2012.
Dr. Mathew is a freelance health advocacy writer. She publishes a web-site showcasing her articles on wellness. She has interviewed numerous health advocates and experts in various disability and health communities.
She is an Assistant Adjunct Professor at the NYU Silver School of Social Work where she teaches DBT, CBT, Positive Psychology, Mindfulness and Interpersonal Psychotherapy.
She is also a member of ASJA – American Society of Journalists & Authors. See her Website for more information – Reji Mathew, PhD – Writer – http://www.rejimathewphd-writer.com


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