Realizing Resilience Masterclass©

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Help others become more resilient with this complete, 6-module resilience training template for practitioners. Besides the masterclass for you, it also includes all the materials you need to deliver high-quality resilience training sessions that are science-based.

$ 750

If you are passionate about helping others deal with life’s challenges in a more resilient way, this masterclass is for you. Because not only will you master the 6 most important pillars of resilience, but you’ll also learn to explain and implement them. All the materials you need to confidently apply the science behind resilience in a time-tested way are at your disposal.

  • Live recordings of the Realizing Resilience Masterclass
  • Practitioner handbook (ebook in Epub, Mobi and PDF)
  • Workbook including 14 exercises for your participants (PDF)
  • Train-the-Trainer videos for each lesson (19 videos)
  • Community-section to interact with fellow practitioners
  • 19 PowerPoint presentations for teaching and workshops
  • Recommended books, articles, movies, videos and quotes
  • Lifetime updates
  • Support & Ask the Instructor Anything


  • Earn a Certificate of Completion
  • Extended Usage Rights

What you will achieve:

  • Help other people bounce back from adverse life events
  • Add resilience training to your professional coaching arsenal
  • Easily build your own workshop, training program, and treatment plan for clients
  • Grow your practice by mastering the most fundamental resilience skills
  • Apply resilience practices that are backed up by science
  • Discover how resilience provides a direct gateway to improving well-being
  • Become a sought-after practitioner with this unique set of tools at your disposal
  • 1

    Positive Psychology 2.0

    This module introduces the ‘non-happyology’ side of positive psychology, acknowledging the darker side of the human experience. Building on this, you will gain the confidence to teach and apply positive psychology in a holistic and balanced way.

  • 2


    In this module, you will learn what resilience is, what characterizes resilient people, and introduce the four key elements (attention, thoughts, action, and motivation) that we should focus on when we want to make people more resilient.

  • 3


    In this module, we focus on the first element of resilience, namely the way in which resilient people direct attention to positive and negative life events.

  • 4


    In this module, you will learn practical interventions for helping others direct their thoughts in a constructive way through concepts like benefit finding, appraisal theory, and explanatory style.

  • 5


    Resilient people are able to cope effectively with both negative and positive life events. In this module, you will learn how to promote these effective coping styles.

  • 6


    What motivates resilient people to effectively make it through times of adversity? In this module, you will learn to create a valuable starting point for developing more adaptive coping styles.

A total of 8* CCE units are available for completing the Realizing Resilience Masterclass.

In order to receive a certificate confirming course completion with the number of CCE credits awarded, you will need to complete every lesson and take a multiple-choice comprehension test. To receive your certificate, please send an email request to, and our team will verify your successful completion of the masterclass and issue your certificate. is approved by the International Coaching Federation to sponsor continuing education for coaches. maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

* Please note that 3 of these credits are awarded for completing An Introduction to Positive Psychology, which is included as part of the Realizing Resilience Masterclass. However, you can only receive a total of 3 credits for completing An Intro to Positive Psychology once. If you complete multiple masterclasses from, you will encounter the introductory module multiple times, but you will only receive CCE credits for An Intro to Positive Psychology the first time you complete it.

Psychologist and researcher Hugo Alberts (Ph.D.) has been exploring the scientific side of positive psychology for the past 12 years, with 20+ academic publications on this topic. As a practitioner, positive psychology is at the heart of his work with a diverse range of clients.

His aim is to give people both the psychological perspective and the hands-on tools that have proven to increase mental well-being through the practice of positive psychology.

The Realizing Resilience Masterclass© introduces a new, science-based method for understanding and applying positive psychology. In comparing human functioning to a captain’s interaction with the different elements of a sailboat, this method:

  • Offers a ready-to-go method for applying positive psychology
  • Gives clients an intuitive way to share experiences
  • Creates a clear structure in the vast field of positive psychology
  • Provides hands-on tools to put this method into practice

A formal or informal training background in positive psychology is not essential in order to follow this masterclass. We have a broad range of customers that include teachers, psychologists, life coaches, HR specialists, business leaders, and fitness coaches, etc. Needless to say, the more experience you have in coaching or practicing positive psychology, the better the foundation you have to build on during and after this training.

Yes. Upon purchasing this masterclass, you will be taken to the online learning environment where you can start following the masterclass at your own pace.

This masterclass is Intermediate level. It introduces the latest concepts about resilience, which will enable you to develop a new set of skills and apply what’s required for your specific goals or practice. If you are new to the field, you’ll get a head start and if you’re more experienced, it will add a new modality to add to your professional arsenal.

There are no specific time frames or deadlines for completing this masterclass. The learning environment and materials can be accessed online in your own time and completed at your own pace from the comfort of your own home or office. Upon completing all of the lessons, you can download your certificate of completion from the learning environment.

Yes. All the content for this masterclass has been developed by academics with both a scientific and practitioner background. An extensive science-based handbook is provided that includes all references and credits to the work of researchers in the field.

This coaching method addresses human functioning at its most fundamental level. Therefore, this method is not restricted to working with any age group or target population. The sailboat metaphor is currently being used with juvenile delinquents, adult employees, and regular coachees. As a practitioner, you can use the acquired knowledge and tools and adapt them if necessary so that they are suitable for your specific professional situation.

The Realizing Resilience Masterclass© is an online resource only. Upon purchase, you will receive full, lifetime access to the online learning environment including all the materials that you can download and print as you see fit. At the moment, we do not offer hard copy materials.

Yes, there are a total of 8 CCE units available for this program. is accredited to offer CCE units to coaches by the International Coaching Federation (ICF).

The price is in US dollars $ (USD).

This masterclass contains 6 hours of video content including additional in-depth written material (and instructions). You can choose to follow all of the modules or complete only the ones relevant to your specific professional needs. Depending on how thoroughly you choose to study the content, the material provided in this masterclass will take approximately one week of full-time self-study.

Yes, but in order to promote good practice, please note that you are advised to use this masterclass, guiding materials, and the coaching method introduced within the boundaries of your professional expertise. For instance, if you are a certified clinician, you are advised to use the training within your field of expertise (clinical psychology). Likewise, a school teacher may use the tools in the classroom but it would not be advisable to use the tools provided for clinical populations.

This masterclass was designed, built, and is still being expanded, by a team of seven positive psychology academics and practitioners, with the help and expertise of some of the top researchers in the field. It’s an initiative of, a collective dedicated to the power of positive psychology to improve lives in homes, offices, and communities everywhere. It was founded by Dr. Hugo Alberts and Seph Fontane Pennock.

Upon purchase of this product, you will be granted the Extended Usage Rights. In short, this means that you are allowed to use the materials in this masterclass and affix your own name and brand on the part of the materials aimed at the client in the context of your own business, practice or professional services for teaching, coaching, counseling, and therapeutic purposes. When in doubt, please contact us at

No, unfortunately, it is not possible to pay in installments. The total amount can only be completed by credit card on the checkout page in one go.

Absolutely! Send Lucy, our Practitioner Success Manager an email at and she will gladly take care of you. Alternatively, you can call us on 1-424-272-1280 (our working hours are 9am-6pm EST, Monday - Friday). We look forward to hearing from you.

  1. Ellen Jackson

    Ellen Jackson

    I’m so impressed by the Realizing Resilience course. Like all of the courses, the materials cover key psychological concepts in enough depth to satisfy and inform those with prior knowledge but presented in a way that’s accessible and easy to digest for those new to the field. The mix of video, slides, and workbooks makes learning easy and fun and the tools and resources are perfect for use with coaching and workplace clients.

    Ellen Jackson Psychologist, Podcaster, Consultant Potential Psychology Services

  2. Therese Toohey

    Realizing Resilience is a must. Integrating resilience and the power of Positive Psychology, this course delivers extraordinary value. Whether you’re an individual simply wanting to know more about Resilience or a seasoned facilitator or coach, there’s a depth and breadth of material to match all expectations. I’ll certainly be using this Masterclass over and over again to support not just my clients’ journeys but also my own professional growth and development. Many thanks Seph, Hugo and team.

    Therese Toohey Career Coach & Facilitator, TTCo Pty Ltd

  3. Michael Hawkins produces very professional quality products that provide massive value if you are looking to use the products for yourself, your company, or for your own clients. The products are comprehensive and easy to understand and use. The videos are delivered in plain English, supported by detailed manuals. I look forward to each new product they produce. Unlike so many other resilience resources, this Coaching Masterclass dives much deeper in the construct and provides excellent context

    Michael Hawkins Director, Principal Coach, MH Coaching

  4. Gregg Swanson

     Realizing Resilience is an amazing program that not only details what resilience is, but how to develop it in practical everyday ways. This program will help anyone develop a deeper understanding of resilience and use the tools to create unshakable resilience in their lives.

    Gregg Swanson PPC, Warrior Mind Coach

  5. Dr. Renata Livramento’s products are very useful for all practitioners. They are rich, full of bibliographical references that allow us to deepen the themes. The tools included also help a lot in working in the practice of positive psychology.

    Dr. Renata Livramento CEO & Founder Brazilian Institute of Positive Psychology

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