Miriam Akhtar MAPP is a leading Positive Psychology practitioner and an expert on the science of happiness. She works as a trainer, coach and consultant, and is a highly engaging keynote speaker. She is also a visiting lecturer at a number of universities on MAPP (MSc Applied Positive Psychology) programmes. Miriam is the author of Positive Psychology for Overcoming Depression and What is Post-traumatic Growth? and was one of 100 global experts invited to contribute to The World Book of Happiness. Her work has been featured in newspapers and magazines including the Telegraph, the Daily Mail, the Sunday Times, Psychologies, Top Sante and Men's Health and she has made many appearances on BBC radio, including on Radio 4's Woman's Hour. She lives in Bristol, UK.