Dr. Tayyab Rashid

University of Toronto

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University of Toronto


Dr. Tayyab Rashid is a licensed clinical psychologist at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) Canada and an adjunct faculty at the Executive Master’s Program in Positive Leadership at the IE University, Spain. Dr. Rashid‘s expertise includes positive psychology interventions and strengths-based resilience for  personal and professional growth. His training programs engage participants in the search for meaning and explore with them ways to succeed doing the right thing – individually and collectively.

Dr. Rashid is co-chair of Canada’s National Campus Mental Health Community and is the inaugural president of the Clinical Division of the International Positive Psychology Association. Dr. Rashid’s work been published in peer reviewed journals and has also the Wall Street Journal, Maclean’s magazine, Canadian Broadcasting Cooperation (CBC) and at TEDx.

Currently, Dr. Rashid leads Flourish - a preventive mental health initiative at the University of Toronto Scarborough. This program has been recognized with two Excellence in Innovation Awards and has also won a large grant to implement the program at multiple sites.