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CEO & Founder
The Flourishing Center

Emiliya Zhivotovskaya is a leading voice in the world of positive psychology and the science of flourishing.  She is the CEO and founder of The Flourishing Center, and creator of the acclaimed Certification in Applied Positive Psychology (CAPP) program offered in 13 cities across the U.S., Canada and online worldwide ( which has trained over 1,000 practitioners to date. Emiliya holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Positive Psychology and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Mind-Body Medicine from Saybrook University, where she also an adjunct faculty member.  

Emiliya holds a Master Certified Coach (MCC) credential with the International Coaching Federation (ICF), as well as over a dozen certifications in modalities ranging from coaching to yoga, Reiki, intenSati, Thai massage, biofeedback, motivational interviewing and more. She is the creator the Bounce Back Better® (B3®) Program, Positive Psychology Coaching Certification (APPC), Flourishing Skills Group® (FSG®) Program and co-creator of the Positive Education Certification™️ (PEC) Program.