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Amba Brown

Amba Brown, BSc., Honours, is a Certified Positive Psychology Coach, HarperCollins published author, and TEDx speaker.

linkedin Amba BrownAmba Brown is an Australian author with a degree in psychology & sociology & Honours in Positive Psychology. She is also a certified Happiness Coach. Originally from Sydney, Australia, she has lived in Asia and now resides in New York City.

Her previous experience includes Psychological Investigations and employment at The Australian High Commission in Singapore before working as a full-time writer.

Being the eldest of six siblings, she’s passionate about alleviating youth anxieties. This passion resulted in the creation of the ‘Finding Your Path’ project, to support and inspire youth through their major life transitions; starting school, starting high school and finishing school.



University of Pennsylvania
Certificate in Positive Psychology: Applications and Interventions
Positive Psychology

Highlights Foundation Pennsylvania
Non-Fiction Writing for Children
Writing, General

Australian College of Applied Psychology
Honours Bachelor of Psychological Science
Positive Psychology

University of Sydney
Bachelor of Arts – BA
Psychology and Sociology
Dates attended: 2006 – 2011