Thrive Conference 2019 - Christian Positive Psychology in Practice


On Friday 6 September 2019, Knox Grammar School will present a new conference exploring how Positive Psychology can enhance and inform our faith-based teachings.

When: Friday 6 September 2019, 8am-4pm
Where: Knox Grammar School, Wahroonga, Sydney, NSW

Christian faith and Positive Psychology share many foundations such as hope, mindfulness, compassion and gratitude.

So how can we use Positive Psychology to enhance and inform our faith-based teachings in schools, churches and community groups?

This one-day conference for teachers, school leaders, chaplains, psychologists and wellbeing leaders will explore:

  • The science of Positive Psychology
  • How concepts from Positive Psychology can be applied in faith-based teachings to promote wellbeing and improve mental fitness
  • Practical examples of how teachers are using Positive Psychology in religious and faith-based education
Confirmed speakers
  • Michael Crossland (author, ‘Kids Don’t Get Cancer’) - hope, resilience and perseverance
  • Dr Katherine Thompson (author, ‘Christ Centred Mindfulness)
  • Leisa Aitken (Eagle Psychology) - hope and Positive Psychology
  • Dr Paula Robinson (Positive Psychology Institute) 
  • Rev Tim Robinson (Knox Grammar School)
  • Rev Jon Humphries (Ravenswood School for Girls)

Bookings are now open, with early bird discounts available for tickets purchased before 30 June 2019.

Special discounts available:
- Early bird
- Theology students
- Knox parents
- Groups of five

Please contact Stacey Johnson.