Dr Itai Ivtzan is the founder of the School of Positive Transformation and its senior trainer. He is passionate about the combination of psychology and spirituality. He is convinced that if we befriend both psychology and spirituality, and succeed in introducing them into our lives, we will all become super-heroes, and gain super-strengths of awareness, courage, resilience, and compassion. Isn’t this an amazing prospect?
Dr Ivtzan is a positive psychologist, a senior lecturer, and the program leader of MAPP (Masters in Applied Positive Psychology) at the University of East London (UEL). He is also an honorary senior research associate at University College London (UCL).
The School of Positive Transformation is offering individuals, groups and organisations greater wellbeing. Topics such as mindfulness, resilience and strengths are harnessed to create a positive change that is sustainable. They use the most effective exercises and programmes to allow individuals and organisations to realise their full potential. The tools they use have been tested and shown to reliably increase happiness, meaning, and hope while reducing stress and anxiety. Their work is unique as they implement contemporary scientific research to build creative, original and impactful wellbeing programmes. Everything they provide is research-based.
He is the author/co-author of Mindfulness in Positive Psychology: The Science of Meditation and Wellbeing, Awareness is Freedom: The Adventure of Psychology and Spirituality, Second Wave Positive Psychology: Embracing the Dark Side of Life, Applied Positive Psychology: Integrated Positive Practice and The Handbook of Mindfulness-Based Programs: Every Established Intervention, from Medicine to Education.
Over the past 15 years, Dr Itai Ivtzan has run wellbeing and mindfulness training courses, seminars, lectures, workshops and retreats throughout the UK and around the world, for various organisations, educational institutions and private events. He is an expert in workplace wellbeing and mindfulness programmes. Itai is a regular keynote speaker at conferences focusing on the topics of mindfulness, resilience and wellbeing. Itai Ivtzan strongly believes that mindfulness meditation has the power to change individuals and organisations for the better. Accordingly, he has been investing most of his time in teaching mindfulness to individuals, groups and organisations, writing books about it, and training mindfulness teachers.
His wellbeing talks and programmes are tailored for particular organisational needs: organisations where greater employee motivation is needed, companies where employees experience high levels of stress, hospitals with overburdened nurses, and educational institutions where staff need an increased sense of purpose at work. Whatever the workplace need is, Itai Ivtzan could tailor a suitable wellbeing talk or training programme to address it. His presentations include innovative ideas, take-away tools, resources, and strategies for the audience to implement later.
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