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Dr. Tayyab Rashid

Dr.Tayyab Rashidis senior lecturer at the Centre for Wellbeing Science, University of Melbourne. Dr. Rashid is also a faculty associate with the Human Flourishing Program, at Harvard University. Dr. Rashid’s expertise includes strength-based clinical psychotherapy with complex mental health challenges, resilience and posttraumatic growth. Dr. Rashid has also worked with individuals experiencing severe trauma, including survivors of the Asian Tsunami of 2004, with 9/11 families, with journalists who have worked in high conflict zones and with survivors of mass shootings. Dr. Rashid has delivered more than fifty invited talks and keynotes and trained mental health professionals and educators internationally. Published in academic journals, Dr. Rashid’s book Positive Psychotherapy (2018), co-written with Martin Seligman, is considered one of the most comprehensive clinical resources in the field and has been translated into several languages so far. Dr. Rashid won the Chancellor Award (2018) from U of Toronto and the Outstanding Practitioner Award (2017) from the International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA).