Dr Justin Coulson is one of Australia’s most respected and popular parenting authors and speakers. He is sought after for his expertise in family life, relationships, and wellbeing and resilience; and he is the founder of ‘Happy Families’.
Dr Coulson earned his PhD in Positive Psychology. He holds an Honorary Fellowship at the University of Melbourne’s Graduate School of Education in the Centre for Positive Psychology, and he is a Senior Associate at the Positive Psychology Institute.
Dr Coulson has written 5 books, and is a three-time bestselling author. He is an occasional columnist for the New York Times and appears regularly in all of Australia’s major news outlets for television, radio, and print. He’s a TEDx speaker and has worked with many of Australia’s biggest brands including the Commonwealth Bank, Intel Security, ANZ, IHG, and many, many more. He has also served as a consultant to the Australian Government’s Raising Children Network, and the Office of the e-Safety Commissioner, Life Education and others. Justin not only brings credibility and experience. He is at the coalface of family life. He and his wife Kylie are the parents of six daughters, all of whom have successfully mastered sleeping all night in their own beds, using the bathroom unassisted, eating most of the food on their plates most of the time, and always speaking kindly to one another no matter the circumstances. (Well, maybe there’s still some work to do on that last one.)
Justin and his family live in Brisbane, Queensland.
Inspirational Speakers – the knowledge gained will be so beneficial in my classrooms
The best P.D. I have attended in living memory!” I loved every minute of this engaging, interesting and informative PD. And I have been teaching for 40+ years!
Just a big Thank you for giving us the opportunity to attend the Critical Agenda Workshop yesterday. David presented a great program, lots of handy strategies and he was very engaging and supportive. Highly recommended. I was very happy we did not have to do any Role play’s
It was also fantastic to catch up with Zlatica, Dani, Kate and Marg, lots of laughs
A big THANK YOU once again
Passionate & Authentic Speakers – Meaningful Strategies
Loved the honesty in the sharing of information and strategies
Keep up the fantastic PD opportunities! Very professional and well-researched workshops and conferences.
Loved the passion of the Presenters
I love the fantastic variety of workshops and conferences on offer. Always look forward to Critical Agendas PD’s.
“It is the first P.L. in a long long time that I haven’t been checking in with my watch.”