Mauricio is an integrative counseling coach in Positive Psychology currently involved in developing new approaches in mental health within the NHS (National Health Service) in the UK. This follows on from fifteen years in business, health and education in Europe and the Americas. Specializing in reading emotions and evaluation of truth, credibility and deception. He is skilled in Six Channel Analysis – real-time behavioural analysis in real world applications.
These approaches have been praised as innovative by NHS commissioners in London, managing to integrate counselling and coaching with music, art and movement to bring about a positive outcome.
Mauricio is currently a PhD candidate at the International Peace and Conflict Research Institute in Spain, has a Master’s Degree in Applied Positive Psychology and a Postgraduate Diploma in Integrative Coaching and Counselling in UK.
He is a visiting lecturer, Public Speaker and has significant experience in training and supporting staff at a senior level in both the public and private sectors in the field of human potential, emotional awareness, management and deception detection to a wide range of professionals in Europe and South America.
His current research looks at the benefits of applied positive psychology coaching to support carers and nurses with their well-being and goal attainment. He is the Vice president of the Positive Psychology association in Colombia. His line of work expands to addiction prevention in schools, detoxification projects in the UK and South America, he is a consultant in a social integration project, for women and children from the post conflict in Colombia and is helping to develop a social project for the Happy City Initiative in Bristol. Within Mauricio’s practice he is keen to teach active mindful compassion which he has been utilizing for some time in his quest to better the mental health of practitioners and clients.