JONAH PAQUETTE, PSY.D.

4-Day In-Person Retreat: Applied Positive Psychology & Yoga Retreat for Mental Health Professionals
Cultivating optimism impacts our brain. To better regulate our emotions and decrease our anxiety, download a FREE Optimism Worksheet from the Happiness Toolbox.

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Regions of our brain pertaining to memory, learning, and emotion regulation have all been linked to the practice of mindfulness. Practice Mindfulness with your clients using this FREE Everyday Mindfulness Worksheet for the Happiness Toolbox.

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The practice of gratitude is believed to impact our brain on structural and chemical level. Practice Gratitude with your clients using this FREE Three Good Things Worksheet.

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In this optimism-building exercise, we’ll be thinking about goals that you have for the future, and breaking them up into more manageable sub-goals. By focusing on these, we can shift from pessimism to optimism.

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Jonah Paquette, PsyD, is a licensed clinical psychologist, speaker and author.  He is the author of Real Happiness (PESI Publishing, 2015), a research-based self-help book in which he distills the key findings in the fields of happiness and offers user-friendly tools to achieve lasting well-being.  His second book, The Happiness Toolbox (PESI Publishing, 2018), offers readers an array of easy-to-use handouts and exercises designed to enhance happiness in a lasting way.  His latest book, Awestruck, explores the psychological and health benefits of awe and wonder.



Jonah is also the assistant regional training director for Kaiser Permanente in Northern California, where he helps to manage a large mental health training program spanning over 20 medical centers.  In addition to his clinical work and writing, Jonah offers training and consultation to therapists and organizations on the promotion of well-being and regularly conducts professional workshops around the country.  He is also a frequent media contributor, having been featured in print, online, and radio outlets.  He has a passion for imparting the key findings related to happiness and wellbeing with a broader audience, and he is honored to share these with you.

 





Speaker Disclosures:



Financial: Dr. Jonah Paquette has an employment relationship with Kaiser Permanente. He receives compensation as a consultant and trainer.  Dr. Paquette receives a speaking honorarium, recording royalties, and book royalties from PESI, Inc. He is an author with Shambhala Publications and receives royalties. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.



Non-financial: Dr. Jonah Paquette is a member of the American Psychological Association, the California Psychological Association, and the Marin County Psychological Association.