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What type of Change Agent are you? Curious about how people turn their passion for helping people into a career?

What type of Change Agent are you? Curious about how people turn their passion for helping people into a career?

Welcome to The Flourishing Center® Where people go to thrive.®

The science of happiness fuels the art of thriving.™

Discover how to apply positive psychology to help your clients, students, family, friends, children—and yourself—lead more fulfilling lives.

Our mission is to train the change agents of the world® to create  measurable positive change in their lives, organizations and communities.

Did you know that only approximately 17% of the population is flourishing? Nearly half are “just okay” – not depressed, but not thriving. Be a part of the movement that’s uniting for a world of greater happiness, wellbeing, resilience and engagement.

We are the first to offer

A comprehensive training in the factors that enable people to thrive.

Students ready to use tools to apply the science.

Strategies to help people create sustainable work for themselves.

What is Positive Psychology? It’s a scientific and professional movement that brings together the latest research in neuroscience, mindfulness, contemplative studies, and holistic medicine. Here at The Flourishing Center we teach people how to incorporate that data into their personal and professional lives. Armed with these tools, our change agents help others thrive.

Ready to discover the science of personal flourishing?

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Empowering Today’s Change Agents for a More Positive Tomorrow.

Founded in 2012, the Certificate in Applied Positive Psychology (CAPP) Program is at the forefront of the Positive Psychology movement, and the world’s leading certification program in the field today.

Our unique program is a nine-month personal and professional adventure that focuses on the practical application of positive psychology through a mix of weekly live online classes, pre-recorded lecture videos, and interactive online platforms- totaling over 240 hours of training.

Whether you’re a professional working within an organization, an educator shaping young minds, an independent contractor, coach, entrepreneur, or simply someone interested in fostering personal growth for themselves and others, the CAPP Program will give you the tools you need to make a positive impact in our world.

Join us and start building more flourishing! Yes please!

TFC is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Learn more about CCEs, graduate credits and other partnerships.


The learning and thriving doesn’t stop once you’re certified!  Students who receive their Certificate in Applied Positive Psychology (CAPP) are eligible for Coaching Skills certification, Resilience Trainer certification, Flourishing Skills Group® certification, and they can also access our global community platform for continued education, resources and collaboration.

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We also offer less time-intensive, more field-specific explorations of Positive Psychology for individuals, teachers, life coaches, mentors, and athletic coaches eager to help their students, clients, and teams fulfill their potential:


Bounce Back Better® (B³®) Resilience Program is a 12-module, self-study training program in the basic building blocks of resilience. Learn the mental, emotional and physical skills that will ensure you always bounce back, better!

For Teachers

The Positive Educator Certificate (PEC) is a 36-hour certification program designed for Educators and Academic Administrators  who are passionate about empowering young people with the tools for thriving using our comprehensive toolkit.

For Coaches

Group Mentor Coaching (GMC) is a 7-week, 7-hour mentor program that empowers participants to deepen their coaching skill-sets and get their accreditation with the International Coaching Federation.


Curious about how people turn their passion for helping people into a career?

Use our model to identify which of the 5 Types of Change Agents you are, how you help others AND how to grow your work in the world using our customized road maps.

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Have questions about how to build wellbeing and flourishing? Call us toll free: (844) F-L-O-U-R-I-S-H or (844) 356-8747