March 11, 2020

S 2 Ep 18 - Thrive with Positive Psychology with Dr. Liana Lianov

In this episode of Thrive Bites, I sit down with Dr. Lianov and we talk about how to prevent disease by getting back into the human spirit with positive psychology!

Dr. Lianov is the current president of the positive health and wellness division of the international positive psychology association. 

Dr. Liana Lianov is also the Immediate Past President of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. Her company, HealthTypeTM, offers consulting services and develops innovative interventions, including mobile technologies, for helping patients make sustainable health behavior changes. The latest program myhappyavatar.com leverages positive psychology science into practical tools to boost healthy behaviors.

Dr. Lianov served as the General Preventive Medicine/Public Health Regent on the board of the American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) and chaired the ACPM Lifestyle Medicine Task Force and the Lifestyle Medicine Competencies Working Group. Other leadership positions included Vice President of Clinical Operations at Berkeley HeartLab– where she directed a national cardiovascular disease and lifestyle management program, Director of the Healthy Lifestyles Division at the American Medical Association, and chief of the California Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program and women’s cancer screening programs at the California Department of Health Services. She is board certified in both preventive medicine/public health and internal medicine and has completed a psychiatry fellowship.

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Website: http://www.myhappyavatar.com/

Book: https://www.amazon.com/Roots-Positive-Change-Optimizing-Psychology/dp/0988863111/ref=sr_1_2?keywords=liana+lianov&qid=1578505277&sr=8-2

*Interview views are opinions of the individual. This podcast is not a source of medical advice*

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