I am the Congregational Care Minister at the Brentwood Baptist Church in Brentwood, TN, a suburb of Nashville. I am a National Board Certified Counselor with a strong interest in Positive Psychology. I attended the Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology at Montreal in 2017. My interests are varied: I worked as an in-patient therapist […]
Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve been curious about meaning. What do things mean? What does Life mean? How do we make meaning of tragedy? I am an emerging scholar, a Ph.D. student in the Transformative Inquiry Department at California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco. My research is on what I’m […]
Piers worked until his recent retirement as Associate Professor (the local title is “Reader”) in Psychology at Bucks New University. He wrote, validated, and co-led the university’s M.Sc. Applied Positive Psychology for seven years, which established an international reputation for student care. His continuing research and writing interests include Second Wave Positive Psychology and Existential […]
I emigrated from South Korea when I was five and have much to thank my parents for in giving me the opportunity to create a good life in Hawaii and later in New York City. I graduated from SUNY at Buffalo with a double major in psychology and philosophy. Thereafter, I completed my doctorate in […]
My name is Lilian Jans-Beken (49) and I am from the Netherlands. I am a late bloomer in science. Before I went to university at 39, I earned a living as a truck driver. But then, one day, my husband suggested that I go to university because he thought I could do it.
I am an emerging scholar engaged with planetary health and well-being (global health, mental health), trans-disciplinary gender & sexuality studies, and critical development studies focused on politics and ethics of social justice, and aim to nurture peace and harmony.
Claude-Hélène Mayer (Dr. disc. pol. habil., PhD, PhD, MA hist-phil, MSc) is a Full Professor in Industrial and Organisational Psychology at the University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa, Adjunct Professor (PD) at the Europa Universität Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder), Germany, and a Senior Research Associate at Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa.
My involvement with INPM actually began when I realized something was missing from popular psychology forums, namely the spiritual dimension. After searching the web for a more inclusive organization, I presented at INPM’s 2014 meaning conference. Dazzled by the breadth of knowledge and perspectives shared there, I repeated my involvement in 2016.