Mick has completed a three year Masters Programme in Applied Positive Psychology with the University of East London (with distinction). His final dissertation was a research project on the use of positive psychology interventions in Primary Schools. He already holds a range of other professional qualifications including a diploma in Executive Business and Life Coaching accredited with the Life and Business Coaching Association of Ireland (L.B.C.A.I.) and a Certificate in Training and Development from NUI Maynooth.
Mick is also the owner of Act Now a company that delivers motivational talks, training programmes and one to one coaching to adult participants. These sessions have a strong focus on positive psychology interventions. Before setting up Act Now he held various management roles including 5 years as Training and Development Manager within the financial services sector where he was responsible for the training and development needs of over 300 staff.