Dr Itai Ivtzan is passionate about the combination of psychology and spirituality. It makes his heart sing.
He is convinced that if we befriend both psychology and spirituality, and succeed in introducing them into our lives, we will all become super-heroes, and gain super-strengths of awareness, courage, resilience, and compassion. Isn’t this an amazing prospect?
Dr. Ivtzan is a positive psychologist, a senior lecturer, and the program leader of MAPP (Masters in Applied Positive Psychology) at the University of East London (UEL). He is also an honorary senior research associate at University College London (UCL). He published many books, journal papers, and book chapters and his main areas of research are spirituality, mindfulness, meaning, and self-actualisation.
For the last 15 years Dr Ivtzan has run seminars, lectures, workshops and retreats, in the UK and around the world, in various educational institutions and at private events while focusing on a variety of psychological and spiritual topics such as: positive psychology, psychological & spiritual growth, consciousness, and meditation. Dr. Ivtzan is confident that meditation has the power to positively transform individuals and even the whole world. Accordingly, he has been investing much time in studying meditation at the university, writing books about it, and teaching it.
Dr Ivtzan is also a qualified psychotherapist. As part of his therapeutic work, Itai offers Awareness Coaching (a couple of sessions) and Awareness Therapy (long-term work) allowing clients to remove unconscious blocks and achieve their full potential.