Dr. Sharp has three degrees in psychology (including a Ph.D.) and an impressive record as an academic, clinician and coach. He runs one of Sydney’s most respected clinical psychology practices, a highly regarded Executive Coaching practice, and is the founder & CHO (Chief Happiness Officer) of The Happiness Institute, Australia’s first and now largest organisation devoted solely to enhancing happiness in individuals, families and organisations (http://www.thehappinessinstitute.com)
He's taught at all the major universities in NSW and is currently an Adjunct Professor (in Positive Psychology) within the School of Management, Faculty of Business at UTS and also an Adjunct Professor (Positive Psychology) within the School of Health Sciences at RMIT University. His primary areas of interest include enhancing happiness at work as well as promoting healthy living via the application of positive psychology principles, an interest that recently culminated in the development and launching of an exciting and radically new program, The Happiness Diet (http://www.thehappinessdiet.com.au).
In 2008 Dr. Sharp’s achievements were recognised by the Australian Davos Connection when he received a Future Leadership Award. Dr Sharp is also a best selling author (of, among other things, “The Happiness Handbook”, “100 Ways to Happiness: a guide for busy people” and most recently, “100 Ways to Happy Children: a guide for busy parents”), a sought after public speaker, and as a result of his frequent appearances in the local and international media he’s been read and heard by millions of people (http://www.drhappy.com.au).