• Fallon Rachael Goodman

    social anxiety; emotion regulation; well-being Fallon Goodman is a fourth year doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology Department at George Mason University and Doctoral Fellow at the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being (CWB). She received Bachelor of Science degrees in Psychology and Family Science from the University of Maryland, read more

  • Brandice Valentino(THE COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES )

    Director of Educational Programs Instructor mindfulness, positive psychology, and creativity Brandice Valentino serves as the Director of Well-Being Programs at the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being at George Mason University. In this capacity, she directs the Mindful Living learning community (LLC) program, an undergraduate residential and learning community supporting students holistically in evidence-based applications of read more

  • CENTER FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF WELL-BEING

    Leaders of organizations are becoming increasingly aware of the value of coaching skills in the management of change within their organizations.  Moreover, astute leaders recognize that the rate of change is ever increasing in a globally interconnected marketplace.  Accordingly, coaching skills have become an essential element of a leader’s competencies. read more

  • Todd Kashdan

    My life is devoted to increasing the amount of well-being in this world. I use cutting edge science to help people function optimally in life and business. Since receiving my Ph.D. in 2004 in clinical psychology, I have published over 150 peer reviewed journal articles on how to foster and read more

  • Psychology at George Mason University

    We at the Department of Psychology strive to develop and apply scientific psychology in ways that enhance human potential through research-based practice and practice-informed research. We support research-based practice because we want to bring our research findings into the everyday practice of psychology. We support practice-informed research because we want read more