Volume 6, Article 1, Editorial
Editorial: The European Journal of Applied Positive Psychology: Supporting the Development of Positive Psychology
Siobhain O’Riordan, Stephen Palmer and Ilona Boniwell
Citation: O’Riordan, S., Palmer, S., & Boniwell, I. (2022). Editorial: The European Journal of Applied Positive Psychology: Supporting the Development of Positive Psychology. European Journal of Applied Positive Psychology Psychology, 6, 1, 1-4. https://www.nationalwellbeingservice.org/volumes/volume-6-2022/volume-6-article-1-editorial
Processing dates: Submitted: 17 April 2022; Published: 25 April 2022
Dr Siobhain O’Riordan PhD FISCP Accred is a Chartered Coaching Psychologist and Chartered Scientist. She is a Fellow and Chair of the International Society for Coaching Psychology (ISCP) and a member of the International Research Centre Development Team of the ISCP. She is also an Honorary Research Fellow at the Wales Academy for Professional Practice and Applied Research, University of Wales Trinity Saint David.
Dr Stephen Palmer PhD FISCP Accred is Professor of Practice at the Wales Academy for Professional Practice and Applied Research, University of Wales Trinity Saint David, and Adjunct Professor of Coaching Psychology, Aalborg University. He a Director of the National Academy of Coaching Psychology Ltd, and the Honorary President and a Fellow of the International Society for Coaching Psychology. He is a Chartered Coaching Psychologist and applied positive psychologist. He has written and edited 60 books and has published over 275 articles.
Dr Ilona Boniwell is a professor of positive psychology and coaching psychology at the University of East London and the original founder of the UEL’s MSc in Applied Positive Psychology, the first ever degree of this type in Europe. She is one of the world leaders in positive psychology, working in the field for over 20 years, originally mentored by Martin Seligman. Professor Boniwell wrote or edited twelve books, delivered over 200 keynotes and a TEDx, founded the European Network of Positive Psychology, organised the first European Congress of Positive Psychology and was the first vice chair of the International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA). She is also a passionate practitioner of positive psychology. As the CEO of Positran she consulted the Governments of UAE and Bhutan and many major international companies, including ClubMed, L’Oréal, Unilever, Nestle, EY, Microsoft and BNP Paribas.