Dr. Brent Hogarth
Solving the mental health crisis through Flow State.LinkedIn Profile
Dr. Brent Hogarth is on a mission to help solve the mental health crisis by improving the way we work.
Brent earned his Master’s in Sport Psychology & Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from APA-accredited John F. Kennedy University in California. Throughout his education & training, Brent explored the effects of flow-state of consciousness—both for good & bad.
Brent's Doctoral research culminated in the completion of his dissertation-Shining light on the dark side of flow: is mindfulness in high-flow-state athletes predictive of improved self-control?
Based on his experience living in Buddhist Monasteries, Brent's research uncovered how mindfulness- and emotion regulation-may help athletes & professional gets the best out of flow-state, while mitigating the risk of its potential dark side-addiction, high risk & anti-social behaviour, depression & burnout. By developing emotional regulation, Brent's research argued that one can create the psychological flexibility to properly focus their action more effectively toward the direction of positive flow & a value-driven life.
Brent has put the field of positive psychologies research into practice for a decade now - first within University counseling programs and more recently as an Executive Flow Coach working with leaders & organizations around the globe. This included working with Olympic and professional athletes, start up CEOs and entrepreneurs, members of the USA military, Doctors, coaches, engineers, creatives, those in finance and more. Brent has come to experience the wisdom of the field of Positive Psychology, which is that well-being is not only about alleviating suffering, but that human flourishing requires the development of ones unique strengths & character, & most importantly, the ability to experience transcendent peak experiences.
In his personal life Brent is an avid athlete; recently completing a full Ironman and a 100 Mile run-the Whistler Alpine Meadow.
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