Evidence-Based Practicum

Our Evidence-Based Practicum requires two prerequisites

Course Details

The Evidence-Based Practicum aims to consolidate students’ learning from Level 1 Certificate, and assist them to fully integrate Applied Positive Psychology Coaching (APPC) into their practice and way of being.

Students will participate in live practicum classes, practice sessions, and group supervision to enhance their development, coaching skills, and career and/or business growth.

In the online live sessions, students will receive ongoing mentoring and peer support, which will help them to determine their own evidence-based PPC coaching style.

The sessions will also enable students to learn from their peers, and discuss their practice and personal growth while paving a path to expressing positive psychology coaching in their own coaching practice and business.

The Evidence-Based Practicum outcomes include:


Outcome #1: Achieving a Diploma and designation as a Certified Applied Positive Psychology Coach (CAPPC) with recognition of ICF credtis.

Outcome #2: Becoming confident an evidence-based expert in Applied Positive Psychology Coaching with the ability to translate theory into practice immediately into your own coaching practice.

Outcome #3: Receive expert individual attention tailored to your needs from faculty/supervisors with hybrid of expertise and experience as scholars, practitioners, coaches, mentors, supervisors, and researchers in psychology, positive psychology, coaching psychology and positive psychology coaching

Meet your instructor

Meriflor Toneatto MSc., MCC, PhD candidate

Meriflor Toneatto is an award-winning leadership and coaching executive, credentialed coach, mentor, author and entrepreneur. Founding the Institute of Positive Psychology Coaching (IPPC) is an extension of Meriflor’s desire to contribute to the advancement of the coaching profession with the motto to ‘Do Good & Prosper’.

After a successful 15-year career in the public sector in Canada with involvement in major policy initiatives and legislation for social impact, human rights and health promotion, Meriflor took a leap of faith and shifted her focus to her personal passion: coaching and transforming lives coaching and transforming lives through the evidence-based positive psychology coaching approach that IPPC teaches and promotes. Her work spans across a diverse audience and industries from executive, life, business, entrepreneurial and book coaching to women’s empowerment.

She is the author of Money, Manifestation & Miracles: A Guide to Transforming Women’s Relationships with Money, which has now empowered thousands of women across five continents.

Some things that inspire Meriflor are unlocking and maximizing human potential, generosity, and using one’s talents and energy to make the world a better place.