Dear colleagues:

Positive Psychology, an ever-evolving field of psychology, has witnessed significant developments in Turkey. We are pleased to observe the increasing attention of academicians to this academic field.

It gives us immense pleasure to extend a warm welcome to you to the forthcoming 1st Eurasian Congress on Positive Psychology. The Congress would be held from April 28th to 30th, 2016 at Uskudar University, Istanbul, Turkey.

The purpose of this Congress is to contribute positive psychology studies in Eurasia. Through the Congress we strive to establish an academic and social platform, where scientific works on positive psychology could be openly shared and academicians in the field can get acquainted.

The theme of the Congress is “Positive Psychology for a Better Life. The Congress will be enriched with conferences, panels, workshops, oral and poster presentations. We are preparing an intense and fulfilling international Congress with contributions of prominent guests. The official languages of the Congress will be English and Turkish.

It is to our great pleasure to welcome academicians working in the field of positive psychology and humanities in this Congress. We feel that the Congress will be a success with your invaluable contributions.

We offer you our warmest welcome and hope to make the 1st Positive Psychology Congress in İstanbul a memorable experience for you!

Yours sincerely,

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tayfun DOĞAN
Head of Congress


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tayfun Doğan

Speech : Positive Psychology For A Better Life

Prof. Dr. Erol Göka

Speech : Does life have a meaning?

Prof. Dr. Sinan Canan

Speech : Extraordinary State of Mind: Creative Brain

Dr. Itai Ivtzan

Leader of Masters in Applied Positive Psychology Programme / University of East London

Speech : Second Wave Positive Psychology: Embracing the Dark Side of Life

Dr. Aaron Jarden

President of the New Zealand Association of Positive Psychology / Auckland University of Technology

Speech : Positive Psychology: The Past or The Future

Dr. Fredrike Bannink

Clinical Psychologist

Speech : Positive Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Assist. Prof. Dr. Oytun Erbaş

Ege University

Speech : Neurobiology of Happiness

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ali Eryılmaz

Eskişehir Osmangazi University

Speech : Employment of positive psychology on psychological counseling and guidance

Fatmanur Erdoğan

IPPA Istanbul Positive Psychology Academy

Speech : A New Model for Social Projects: Quality of Life





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