Carol Ackerman Positive Psychology Clinic

Positive Psychology uses your strengths to overcome roadblocks and engage in a more joyful, courageous, meaningful life! A good life is more than decreasing problems. Dare to thrive!! The purpose of the Carol Ackerman Positive Psychology Clinic is to provide services that help build strong, healthy individuals and families in our community, as well as provide state of the art research and training in applied Positive Psychology. Positive psychology interventions focus on accomplishing goals (not focusing on problems) by enhancing clients' strengths to achieve solutions. The Postive Psychology Clinic offers Positive Psychology therapy for children and adults. We offer individual, group, couple, and family services. Services include:


  • Child development/parenting
  • Healthy lifestyle
  • Building and maintaining a positive outlook/attitude
  • Eating and weight loss management for the family

    Wellness Check-ups

    • Life/job coaching
    • Coping with stress
    • Promoting resilience

    Individual, Couples, Family, Child, & Adolescent Therapy

    • Brief counseling/strength-based approach
    • Solution-focused therapy


    The mission of the Positive Psychology Clinic is to facilitate existing human strengths that promote meaningful, engaged, enjoyable life. Experiencing ongoing well being and preventing future mental health problems is our goal. Grounded in the science of positive psychology, the psychological services promote individual, family, and community thriving. Prevention and remediation services include cultivating courage, creativity, optimism, interpersonal skill, faith, work ethic, hope, honesty, perseverance, and the capacity for flow and insight.


    Dr. Collie Conoley is the director of the Carol Ackerman Positive Psychology Clinic. You can find his bio here.