Man Behind The Idea
Dr Nash Popovic
Dr Nash Popovic is a senior lecturer at the University of East London and the founder as well as programme leader of the MSc in Integrative Counselling and Coaching, the first programme of its kind in the world. Nash is also a counselor in private practice and an educational consultant with 20 years of experience.
He received his Ph.D. from the Institute of Education, London, for developing the Personal Synthesis programme for young people. This programme has been implemented in a number of educational institutions and other organizations in the UK and abroad. He is also a co-founder of the Personal Well-being Centre, a not-for-profit social enterprise dedicated to promoting the well-being and growth of individuals, organisations, and communities.
Dr Nash Popovic runs numerous personal development programmes and courses mostly with disadvantaged groups (refugees, people living with HIV, single parents with disabled children, young offenders etc.). He also presents at conferences and seminars nationally and internationally and was a consultant for the BBC2 series, Happiness Formula (2006).
Making the case for an integrated approach to the practices of counselling, psychotherapy and coaching, Personal Consultancy provides a coherent and systematic framework for working with clients.
Three social forces seem to be gaining momentum at present: religious fundamentalism among the affluent, religious fundamentalism among the deprived and secular relativism.
‘Threesome’ is a contemporary love story and a window into the world of polyamory the last remaining taboo in our society. Is it possible to be in a loving relationship with more than one person?
Identifying Your Key
Dr Nash Popovic talks to us about identifying and using your key strengths, and the dangers of taking it too far and neglecting your weaknesses. He also questions the validity of the VIA strengths survey and suggests a multi-method approach to identifying your strengths.
Mastery of our own minds: The missing piece of the puzzle
We’ve made great advances in science and technology but not in the mastery of our own minds… Dr Nash Popovic talks about his inspiration for developing the Personal Synthesis Programme.
Self-Regulation: The Holy Grail of Personal Development
Dr Nash Popovic talks to us about Self-Regulation (aka Self-Mastery).
Positive Psychologist critiques Positive Psychology
Dr Nash Popovic talks about Positive Psychology and its limits, identifying your core strengths and the fact the tests may not be valid, and more.
The more you grow the longer your shadow is.