About the Program

Resilience & Wellbeibg

Recommended for everyone who is interested in learning evidence-based tools to help cope with and build resilience to everyday stressors, as well as more challenging life circumstances. This 9-session program combines research within the field of coping, resilience and transformational growth following adversity. Preliminary exploratory research shows that engaging in the programme was perceived to have a positive impact on participant’s lives, including providing them with useful tools to increase resilience and positive change.

Empower Sessions

  • Session 1: Managing Emotions

  • Session 2: Coping

  • Session 3: Social Resources

  • Session 4: Get Moving

  • Session 5: Seeing Clearly

  • Session 6: Mindfulness Meditation

  • Session 7: Changing the Story

  • Session 8: Meaning

  • Session 9: Moving Forward

Course curriculum

  • 01

    Welcome

    • Welcome Video

    • Welcome Activity - Getting Started and Setting Intentions

  • 02

    Session 1: Managing Emotions

    • Managing Emotions Video

    • Session One Activity: Managing Emotions

  • 03

    Session 2: Coping

    • Coping Video

    • Session Two: Coping

    • Types of Coping - Downloadable PDF

  • 04

    Session 3: Social Resources

    • Social Resources Video

    • Session Three: Social Resources

  • 05

    Session 4: Get Moving

    • Get Moving Video

    • Session Four: Get Moving

  • 06

    Session 5: Seeing Clearly

    • Seeing Clearly Video

    • Session Five: Seeing Clearly

  • 07

    Session 6: Mindfulness Meditation

    • Mindfulness Video

    • Session Six: Mindfulness Meditation

    • Days 1-3 Activity: Breathing Meditation

    • Days 4-5 Activity: Body-Scan Meditation

  • 08

    Session 7: Changing the Story

    • Changing the Story Video

    • Session Seven: Changing the Story

  • 09

    Session 8: Meaning in Life

    • Meaning Video

    • Session Eight: Meaning in Life

  • 10

    Session 9: Moving Forward

    • Moving Forward Video

    • Session Nine: Moving Forward

  • 11

    Feedback

    • Feedback

  • 12

    Goodbye

    • Wrap-Up Video

    • Goodbye Session

Pricing options

You can pay with any Debit/Credit card or with PayPal

About the instructors

Instructors Bio:

Dr. Itai Ivtzan is a positive psychologist, an Associate Professor at Naropa University, teaching and researching at the MA Clinical Mental Health Counseling: Mindfulness-Based. Over the past 20 years, Dr. Ivtzan has run mindfulness sessions, workshops, and retreats around the world. He is a regular keynote speaker at conferences. He published several books linking mindfulness with psychology and spirituality. Dr. Ivtzan is confident that mindfulness meditation has the power to change individuals – in fact, whole societies – for the better. Accordingly, he has been investing much time in practicing and studying mindfulness, writing books about it, teaching it, and training mindfulness teachers.

Dr Itai Ivtzan

Founder, School of Positive Transformation

Dr. Kate Hefferon is a Chartered Research Psychologist, Reader and Programme Leader of the Msc in Applied Positive Psychology at the University of East London. She is the author of several peer-reviewed papers, books and book chapters and has presented at conferences nationally and internationally on positive psychology. Her research interests include posttraumatic growth, resilience, physical activity and embodiment.

Dr Kate Hefferon

Senior Instructor

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who is it for?

    "Empower" is an E-Management program of wellbeing and resilience. The course is for anyone interested in enhancing his or her coping, resilience and overall wellbeing. Preliminary exploratory research shows that engaging in the program was perceived to have a positive impact on participant’s lives, including providing them with useful tools for life.

  • How does it work?

    As part of the program, for each of the 9 sessions, you will have access to: A video which describes the background and goals of the session. Daily activity which allows you to implement the tools into your everyday life. The video and daily activity are different for each session, according to the session’s topic. The average time of the videos and activity is 10 minutes each.

  • Where and how can I watch the videos and listen to the meditations?

    The videos and daily activities are available online. You can view and listen to the videos as many times as you wish. In addition, the daily activities are downloadable.

  • Can I go back to a session I completed?

    Yes, when you completed a certain session you can still go back to it.

  • How much time should I spend with each session?

    Once you join you will have access to session 1. Every 5 days another session will be released (session 2 in 5 days, session 3 in 10 days, session 4 in 15 days, etc.) so that you will have full access to the entire program in 45 days. This will maximise the program’s potential by giving you time to experience each session in-depth and enjoy its benefits.

  • How long would I have access to the program?

    You will have access to the program for 12 months – plenty of time to enjoy its benefits. You can also download the activities onto your own device, which gives you the option to engage with the programme for as long as you wish.

  • What about a completion certificate?

    Once you complete all sessions and practices of the EMPOWER program you will receive a completion certificate.

  • How can I contact you?

    Any question for which you cannot find an answer on this webpage? Feel free to contact us on [email protected]