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 1,700 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, the Certificate in Positive Psychology Consulting (CPPC), and Group and Team Coaching (GTC) Certification, are unique programs offering practitioners of positive psychology a variety of services with which to apply their skills.
In 2019. two sister companies were formed from The Flourishing Center: The Center for Positive Education (CPE) and the Center for Positive Business (CPB).The CPE runs the Positive Education Certification (PEC) Program, the first program in the world certifying teachers in Positive Education.
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 has partnerships 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: