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Dr Aaron Jarden

Aaron is Head of Research Wellbeing and Resilience Centre based at SAHMRI, Australia (,  

His love of Psychology and Wellbeing Science is reflected in the numerous positions he has held, including  Snr Lecturer at Auckland University of Technology, Co-Founder/Editor of International Wellbeing Journal, President of NZ Association  of Positive Psychology and Lead Investigator for International Wellbeing Study, as well as Senior Scientist in Wellbeing in Education. Aaron is responsible for Open the Door’s content integrity as well as being a contributor to the programme content. 

Aaron holds  a PhD in Psychology, BSS (Honors’ Philosophy) and a BA (Honors’ Psychology).