Meet Dr. Susan Wais

Dr. Susan Wais takes happiness and well-being very seriously and loves to work with parents. Her passion for increasing happiness led her to undertake a masters in Applied Positive Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania.  Since completing her degree in 2009, Dr. Wais continues to develop and deliver classes teaching parents the practical skills needed to enhance their own happiness and well-being and that of their families. She also teaches parents the practical skills research shows nurture academic success. She has taught hundreds of parents and teachers in public and private schools and companies throughout San Diego.

Prior to her work in Positive Psychology, Dr. Wais taught parenting workshops as well as communication and assertiveness training workshops.

In addition to her Master’s degree in Positive Psychology, Dr. Wais holds a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and a Ph.D. in Psychology, she is also a certified life coach.

The training on resilience was outstanding.


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