The Anomalous Mind

Episode #16: Acacia Parks

May 17, 2021 John T Maier Season 1 Episode 16
The Anomalous Mind
Episode #16: Acacia Parks
Show Notes

Acacia Parks is the Chief Science Officer at Happify Health and is the author of numerous widely cited publications on positive psychology, digital mental health, and their intersection. She is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Positive Psychology and holds a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvana.

About Acacia Parks:

Happify Health: Acacia Parks, Ph.D., Chief Science Officer
Google Scholar: Acacia C. Parks
Twitter: @acaciaparks
Psychology Today: The Science of Self-Help

Selected Happify Health products:


Kopa for Psoriasis

Selected research:

Positive psychotherapy
MEP Seligman, T Rashid, AC Parks

Pursuing happiness in everyday life: The characteristics and behaviors of online happiness seekers
AC Parks, MD Della Porta, RS Pierce, R Zilca, S Lyubomirsky

Disseminating self-help: positive psychology exercises in an online trial
SM Schueller, AC Parks

Positive Psychological Interventions (PPIs) in the age of COVID-19: on the potential impact of digital PPIs on loneliness
AC Parks, EM Boucher

Testing a scalable web and smartphone based intervention to improve depression, anxiety, and resilience: A randomized controlled trial
AC Parks, AL Williams, MM Tugade, KE Hokes, RD Honomichl, RD Zilca

The effects of a digital well-being intervention on patients with chronic conditions: observational study
AC Parks, AL Williams, GM Kackloudis, JL Stafford, EM Boucher, RD Honomichi

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