AV Psychology is a Research Informed Organizational Consulting, Positive Psychology Coaching, Counseling and Evaluation service that offers evidence-based services. Services include but are not limited to Leadership and Personal Coaching, Industry Consulting and Evaluation, Personal counseling, presentations, forums, and trainings built upon the foundations of decades of research in Positive, Developmental, Clinical and Organizational Psychology. Your journey does not have to be alone, and with over 10 years of experience in Industry and and clinical training there are opportunities to develop strategies for buiding optimal life experiences and opportunities for improving well-being on an individual, collective and organizational level.
AV Psychology Incorporates the complex components of an individual or organization and applies Development strategies to generate opportunities that emerge from the experiences and spaces that are cultivated in healthy environments that are rich and supportive. These strategies have been utilized effectively in fields like Secondary and Higher Education, Corporations, non-profits, healthcare, and more.
Andrew Villamil, M.A. completed his Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology, with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy, from Pepperdine University. Currently, he is a Fellow at the Garrison Institute and a Ph.D. student in the Positive Developmental Psychology Program at The Claremont Colleges.
In addition to the extensive clinical training he received, Andrew has over 10 years experience in Industry and Organizational Development, working with large companies such as Cryobank, Inc. University of California System, and Herbalife.
He believes there are always valuable opportunities to bridge basic research with translational applications. As a researcher, he has been involved in several basic research and applied labs with some of the most influential researchers in the field of Psychology, including Drs. Sonja Lyubomirsky, Daniel J. Siegel, Saida Hesmati, Michelle Craaske, Alan Castel, and many other wonderful collaborators.
Andrew seeks to understand mechanisms in Human Flourishing that contribute to the fundamental processes and changes that have, and continue to shape the landscape of future applications. Leveraging his experience in Positive Psychology Interventions (PPIs), Technology, Meditative practices, Neuroscience, Life Satisfaction, Flow, Cognitive Strategies, and Interpersonal Neurobiology; He seeks to explore the best methodologies and comprehensive designs that integrate subjective well-being (happiness) into every facet of our lives.