Mission and Objectives: As a non-profit organization, GCPPA provides trusted information and reliable services to a wide variety of public bodies, educational institutes and private corporations. Its professional services include research, consultation, training workshops, and quantitative assessments. As of 2011, GCPPA has published over 120 articles in newspapers, university newsletters, online journals, and magazines, conducted more than 10 scientific research projects for NGOs and corporations, and organized 3 conferences including the First International Positive Psychology Conference in China together with Ministry of Education, PRC.
People and affiliated organizations: GCPPA was founded by Timothy T.C. So, a Hong Kong born Chinese psychologist affiliated with the University of Cambridge, together with other young psychologists from institutes such as the universities of Oxford, UCL, Pennsylvania, Harvard, Peking University, and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Advisors for the association include Prof. Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, Prof. Felicia Huppert, the Director of the Well-being Institute at Cambridge, and Prof. Fanny Cheung, the Director of Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies.
GCPPA maintains partnerships with world-class research centers and organizations, including the Well-being Centre at Cambridge, the Institute of Coaching Center at Harvard, the Positive Psychology Center at Pennsylvania, and the International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA).