Our mission is to uplift the human condition by empowering people with the skills and tools to achieve happiness and wellbeing. Our vision is that every city across the world offers training and programs that teach people science based tools for self-awareness, self-compassion and self-care. That people gather locally, to learn and grow, and they support one another as agents of positive change.
We do so by empowering people with tools that they can quickly and easily implement in helping people be happier, healthier, more resilient, connected and inspired. Together we unite to make the world a better place.
Founded in 2008, by Emiliya Zhivotovskaya, The Flourishing Center was one the first 25 companies in the state to become a Benefit Corporation (bCorp), dedicated to its commitment to being a for-profit organization with the primary purpose of making the world a better place. Our acclaimed Certificate in Applied Positive Psychology (CAPP) program is offered online internationally, with over 1,500 students and graduates across 53 countries.
Our Bounce Back Better® (B³) Training and Certification Program is the first of it's kind to make the skills of resilience accessible and simple to disseminate. The Flourishing Skills Group® Certification (FSG) and Applied Positive Psychology Coaching (APPC) Certification are unique programs offering practitioners of positive psychology a variety of services with which to apply their skills. And our Positive Educator Certification (PEC) Program, in partnership with GoZen! is transforming the field of education by empowering teachers with positive psychology skills and tools.
The sister company, The Flourishing Centre, was founded as a Canadian company in 2016.
The C.A.P.P. Program offers 50 CCEs through the International Coach Federation (ICF). The Applied Positive Psychology Coaching (APPC) Certification is a 175-hour ACTP program with ICF.
The Flourishing Center is approved by the American Psychological Association as a sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Flourishing Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
The Toronto, Saskatoon, and Vancouver programs are offered in partnership with The Canadian Positive Psychology Association (CPPA).
In partnership with Saybrook University, Certificate in Applied Positive Psychology Graduates can earn 6 graduate level credits to apply towards a matriculating degree at Saybrook.
The Flourishing Center has been honored to sponsor the International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA), George Mason University (GMU) and the International Positive Education Network (IPEN) through support of their academic conferences and programming: