Dr. Kate Hefferon

Chartered Research Psychologist

Conference and Event presentations

2018
  • Toronto 2018

    Hefferon, K. (2018). From Birth to death: Living the embodied life. Keynote Address to the Canadian Positive Psychology Conference, Toronto, Ontario. May 2018

  • Budapest 2018

    Hefferon, K.  (2018). Celebrating complexity: the turn to qualitative research in positive psychology. Keynote address to the European Positive Psychology Conference, Budapest, Hungary, June 2018.

2016
  • Reykjavik 2016

    Hefferon, K. (2016). Embracing the dark side of Positive psychology- Mortality and positive psychology. Invited lecture for the University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland.

2015
  • London 2015

    Hefferon, K. (2015). Stress, Resilience and wellbeing: Creating a Flourishing Institution. Invited speaker to the Health@Work Summit, London.

  • London 2015

    Hefferon, K.  (2015) Fashion and well-being. Lecture presented to the Better Lives Series. University of the Arts London, London College of Fashion, London.

2014
  • London 2014

    Hefferon, K. (2014). Creating a positive institution. Presentation to the University Leadership Team. University of East London, London, UK.

  • Canadian Positive Psychology Association presentation

    Hefferon, K. (2014). Understanding posttraumatic growth. Presentation for the Canadian Positive Psychology Association International Webinar series.

  • Dublin 2014

    Hefferon, K. (2014). Posttraumatic growth: Workshop. Presentation to PCI College, Dublin, Ireland.

  • Reykjavik 2014

    Hefferon, K. (2014). The body and optimal functioning. Invited lecture for the University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland.

  • Hinckley 2014

    Hefferon, K. (2014). What is wellbeing? Invited speaker to the English Institute of Sport National Conference, Hinckley, UK.

  • London 2014

    Hefferon, K. (2014). Resilience and positive psychology. Presentation to the Institute of Psychiatry: Wellness week. Imperial College, London, UK.

  • London 2014

    Hefferon, K. (2014). What is flow and how can we get more of it? Presentation to Life with Law. London, UK.

  • London 2014

    Hefferon, K. (2014). Posttraumatic growth and breast cancer. Presentation to the School of Psychology Research Day, University of East London. London.

  • Bologna 2014

    Hefferon, K. (2014). Why qualitative research? Invited lecture for the University of Bologna, Italy.

  • Bologna 2014

    Hefferon, K. (2014). Studying positive emotions in the UK. Invited lecture for the University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy.

  • Ottawa 2014

    Hefferon, K. (2014). The body 2.0. Invited speaker to the 2nd Canadian Positive Psychology Conference, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

  • Chichester 2014

    Hefferon, K. (2014). Posttraumatic growth and physical activity. Keynote presentation to Chichester University Conference on Applied Sport Science.

  • Dublin 2014

    Hefferon, K. (2014) The body and positive psychology: The somatopsychic side to flourishing. Keynote presented to the Irish Counseling and Psychotherapy conference, Dublin, Ireland.

  • Stoke on Trent 2014

    Hefferon, K. (2014). Posttraumatic growth: Beyond resilience. Presentation to the University of Keele, Lecture Series. Stoke on Trent, England.

  • Glasgow

    Hefferon, K. (2014). What is well-being? Presentation to the Scottish Institute of innovation “Walkshop” series. Glasgow, Scotland.

  • Edinburgh 2014

    Hefferon, K. (2014). Contextualising Positive psychology in 2014. Presentation to the Physical Activity and Health Research Centre (PAHRC), Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.

  • Dundee 2014

    Hefferon, K. (2014). Positive psychology, physical activity and posttraumatic growth. Presentation to University of Dundee Lecture Series. Dundee, Scotland. 

2013
  • Toronto 2013

    Hefferon, K. (2013). Positive Psychology, physical activity and posttraumatic growth. Presentation to University of Toronto Lecture Series. Toronto, Canada.

  • Schrivenham 2013

    Hefferon, K. (2013). Moving beyond resilience: Posttraumatic growth in the military.  Invited Keynote presentation to the Defence Academy Master Lecture Series. Schrivenham, UK. 

  • London 2013

    Hefferon, K. (2013). Posttraumatic growth: Beyond resilience. Presentation to the University of Westminster Lecture Series.

  • Los Angeles 2013

    Hefferon, K. (2013) Where is the person in Positive Psychology? Symposium Chair presented at the World Congress on Positive Psychology. Los Angeles, USA.

  • Los Angeles 2013

    Hefferon, K. (2013) Corporeal Posttraumatic Growth. Paper presented at the World Congress on Positive Psychology. Los Angeles, USA.

2012
  • London 2012

    Hefferon, K. (2012). Positive Education. Presentation to the London Festival of Education. London, UK.

  • London 2012

    Hefferon, K. (2012). A very short introduction to staff well-being. Internal presentation to the University of East London School Planning day. London, UK.

  • Toronto 2012

    Hefferon, K. (2012). The neglect of the role of embodiment in Positive Psychology. Invited speaker presentation at the Canadian Positive Psychology Association Conference. Toronto, Canada.

  • Leuven 2012

    Hefferon, K. (2012). Posttraumatic growth. Keynote presentation at the Child Abuse and Neglect Conference. Leuven, Belgium.

  • Cambridge 2012

    Hefferon, K. (2012). Contextualizing Positive Psychology in 2012. Keynote presentation at the BPS Division of Clinical Psychology (East) Re-launch event. Cambridge, UK.

2011
  • London 2011

    Hefferon, K. (2011). Positive education. Keynote presentation at the Trainee Educational Psychologist Conference. London, UK

2010
  • Singapore 2010

    Hefferon, K. (2010). Resilience and posttraumatic growth. Invited presentation to the Singapore School of Positive Psychology. Singapore.