American Positive Psychology Association

"Positivity can uniquely revitalize your worldview, your mental 
energy, your relationships, and your potential." 

Barbara Fredrickson


Join us today!

You may enroll for membership only and or for the board certification program.

Become a Board Certified Practitioner or Diplomate of Positive Psychology©!

Regardless of your prior education or background, you may join and earn board certification.

There are no state licensing requirements for the practice of positive psychology.

This program is ideal for anyone who seeks self-enrichment, professionals in the life coaching field, teachers, HR professionals, trainers, mentors, pastors, counselors, therapists, psychologists, people in business, law --- anyone who seeks to enrich his or her own life, help others lead happier and more meaningful lives, develop better relationships, and create success in life.

The APPA board certification programs are designed for students who wish to establish a positive psychology practice or wish to supplement their current practice in any field.


"People blame their circumstances for what they are. I do not believe in circumstances.
The people who get along in this world are people who look for the circumstances
they want, and if they don't find them, they create them!"

George Bernard Shaw