Prof Suzy Green

Keynote: Coaching for Wellbeing: Updates on science and practice

Prof Suzy Green D.Psyc.(Clin.) MAPS
Founder & CEO, The Positivity Institute

Wellbeing science is an evolving and unfolding field of research. With the emergence of a “third wave positive psychology” (Lomas et al, 2020) a broader and systematic approach to wellbeing is embraced. For “third generation coaching” (Stelter, 2014; Grant, 2017) i.e. enhancing the performance and wellbeing of coachees, a sound knowledge of the science supports evidence-based practice. In this keynote prevention, Dr Suzy Green will provide an overview and update on the state of wellbeing science and highlight its relevance to evidence-based coaching.

Prof Suzy Green is a Clinical and Coaching Psychologist (MAPS) and Founder & CEO of The Positivity Institute, a positively deviant organisation dedicated to the research and application of Positive Psychology for life, school and work. She is a leader in the complementary fields of Coaching Psychology and Positive Psychology having conducted a world-first study on evidence-based coaching as an Applied Positive Psychology. Suzy has published over twenty academic chapters and peer reviewed journal articles including the Journal of Positive Psychology. She lectured on Applied Positive Psychology as a Senior Adjunct Lecturer in the Coaching Psychology Unit, University of Sydney for ten years and is an Honorary Vice President of the International Society for Coaching Psychology. Suzy is an Honorary Visiting Professor at the University of East London and also holds Honorary Academic positions at the Centre for Positive Psychology, University of Melbourne, the Black Dog Institute and she is an Affiliate of the Institute for Well-Being, Cambridge University. Suzy was the Stress-less Expert for Australian Women’s Health Magazine and the Positive
Psychology Expert for Muse Magazine. Suzy is an official ambassador for the Starlight Children’s Foundation and she maintains a strong media profile appearing on television, radio and in print.