What is Positive Psychotherapy?

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Positive Psychotherapy aims to help people lead more happy, fulfilling lives. Instead of reducing negative symptoms, therapists encourage people to think about and pursue what brings them happiness, meaning, and fulfillment. They work with you to build on your unique strengths and personal qualities.

Your therapist will get to know you by listening to your story and concerns with empathy. They will then encourage you to identify your strengths. These can be personal strengths, innate abilities, relationships, resources, or cultural strengths. They might then help you incorporate this knowledge into your current narrative about your problem or mental health concerns. By considering a viewpoint that includes your strengths, you’re more likely to focus on the positive aspects of your life.

Positive Psychotherapy’s goal is to instill hope within you so that you can become your own champion. This empowerment is gained by exploring the positive aspects of yourself and finding a balance of coping mechanisms that work for you.

Therapists Who Specialize in Using Positive Psychotherapy?

Cristina Dunahoo LMHC



Hi there, You have all you need and need all you have to thrive in life! Please don’t allow life’s challenges to steal your joy and happiness! There is another, better way, to enjoy life and celebrate you! Therapy can help! Healing is possible! Please send me an email or a text and I’ll get back to you in less than 24 hours! Your time matters, you matter! Let’s connect!

Jennifer Ortiz, MS, LPC


New Jersey

I'm Jenn, an experienced Licensed Professional Counselor with a decade in the field. I assist with anxiety, depression, relationships, and life stress. Proficient in English and Spanish, I provide a culturally sensitive therapy space. Start your journey in a secure, non-judgmental environment with a skilled therapist.

Bryan Young, LPC



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