Rhea Owens, Ph.D., Chair

Rhea Owens

Highest Degree Attained: Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology

Work: University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point

Email Address: rowens[at]uwsp.edu

Top Five Strengths (VIA): 1) Judgment, critical thinking, and open-mindedness; 2) Industry, diligence, and perseverance; 3) Hope, optimism, and future-mindedness; 4) Caution, prudence, and discretion; 5) Curiosity and interest in the world

Top Five Strengths (SF 2.0): 1) Achiever, 2) Maximizer, 3) Relator, 4) Arranger, 5) Focus

Your Areas of Interest related to Positive Psychology: Strength identification and development, clinical applications of positive psychology, and positive psychological assessment.

 Your goals for your work as a Section Officer/Representative for the next two years: Broaden the awareness of positive psychology within Division 17 and APA’s membership. Provide conference programming related to the growth of positive psychology and how it intersects with other fields within psychology.