Tayyab Rashid is a licensed clinical psychologist at the Health and Wellness Centre at University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC). His expertise includes positive clinical psychology, strength-based resilience, positive education, post-traumatic growth and multicultural counseling. Author of numerous scholarly papers and recipient of several honors’, Tayyab has trained mental health professionals and educators internationally and consults with several non-profit organizations. He has also worked with Asian tsunami survivors and flood relief workers in Pakistan. Tayyab’s work has been featured in Wall Street Journal, Psychology Today, Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail and at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). Influenced by Sufi and yogic philosophy, Tayyab advocates active and realistic search for the half-full portion of the proverbial glass to re-order the ordinary.
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and
21 January 2015