Female Lecturer


Here are some of the upcoming speaking engagements, workshops, and retreats with Dr Maike Neuhaus. If you are interested in engaging Dr Maike for your workplace or event, please complete the form on the contact page or email hello@theflourishingdoc.com.

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27 July 2023: International Conference on Behavioral Sciences and Applied Psychology, SINGAPORE

Keynote speaker: Self-leadership 2.0

In this keynote, I'll address contemporary trends and challenges in the field of self-leadership, and highlight opportunities to complement the current framework with insights from positive psychology research. 

15 June 2023: The Psych Careers Service, London UK

Designing research in an academic role

In this virtual presentation to members of the UK's Psych Career Service, I'll share how I designed and conducted my own research studies during the course of my PhD.  I'll share relevant steps, traps to look out for and key lessons learnt.

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16 February 2022: The Psych Careers Service, London UK

Mindfulness: A key to beat anxiety during job interviews

In this online workshop, I'll address one of the most common challenges positive psychology students and graduates face: trembling nerves during job interviews. I'll share current research on mindfulness techniques, different ways to practice, and my favourite apps.

January 2023: Twill Inc., New York City USA

The art of self-leadership in 2023

What is self-leadership and how can we set goals that will maximise our chance of creating long-lasting habits in the new year? In this webinar, I'll share my signature self-leadership framework, bust some myths about motivation and share my most powerful tips to beat procrastination.


January 2023: The Food Medic, London UK

Keys to successful goalsetting

Together with Dr Hazel Wallace, NHS doctor, Whoop Scientific Advisor and founder of The Food Medic, and Adrienne Herbert, leading wellness professional and creator of The Power Hour, I will talk about evidence-based goalsetting strategies for new year's resolutions (and beyond) in a fun and powerful webinar.


6 December 2022: International Islamic University, Islamabad PAKISTAN

Deep happiness & the purpose of life

What is happiness? How can we increase the likelihood of finding deep and lasting happiness in life? And how is this linked to finding purpose in life? These are the questions I'll answer in a presentation to psychology, sociology and business students an the International Islamic University in Islamabad, Pakistan.

13 December 2022: Regional council, Queensland AUSTRALIA

Flourishing Organisations

A flourishing workforce is the key to creating a thriving organisation. In this lunch & learn session, I will explain what flourishing is, the emotional, social and psychological wellbeing elements humans need to flourish, as well as some positive leadership strategies that will foster a flourishing work environment.

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31 October 2022: British Psychological Society, London UK

Keynote speaker: Career pathways in psychology

Part of the Psychology Careers Festival, I will share my experience with carving my own (unconventional) career pathway - from occupational psychology, to health psychology research, lecturing, and finally working for myself as a positive psychology practitioner.

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26 October 2022: The University of Queensland, Brisbane AUSTRALIA

New insights into self-actualisation

During one of the university's positive psychology labs, I will introduce the findings from Scott Barry Kaufman's research on self-actualisation and discuss pathways to realising one's potential.

19 October 2022: The Citco Group of Companies, London UK

Flourishing: The missing link to complete mental health

If you think that mental health is the mere absence of mental illness, you're not alone. In the context of mental health awareness month, I talk to staff about complete mental health, and how to flourish and create work-life balance. 

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12 October 2022: The Psych Careers Service, London UK

How to flourish in your psychology career

In this virtual workshop, I teach members of the UK's Psych Careers Service how to flourish in their psychology careers despite not always FEELING happy or motivated. 

09 March 2022: BGA Connect, Brisbane AUSTRALIA

From living zombie to fully alive: How to find deep happiness & live with purpose

In this interactive workshop in the context of an event for International Women's Day, I spoke about how to live a meaningful life and tap into our unlived potential.