Teaching & Action

Viveka is engaged in various educational and collaborative projects aimed at increasing the relational and psychological dimensions of our climate, social, and ecological crisis and build awareness, acceptance, and action for a more just, connected and regenerative tomorrow. To this end, here are some examples of her engagements:

  • Co-taught the first course on Psychology and Climate Change at Lund University, Sweden.
  • Offers workshops, lectures and public forums to educate and explore climate psychology and climate distress and resilience (e.g., this lecture offered at ProSocial World).
  • Facilitator in the Prosocial Action Lab where groups come together to deepen relationships, build shared purpose and vision, and enhance group effectiveness, collaboration, and collective action.
  • Active member in the Climate Justice and Action special interest group (SIG) at the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS).
  • Collaborator and advisor at Innergi and their Happy Brains @ Work program to support and boost mental sustainability in organizations and at the work place.
  • Collaborator at Medvetenskapens Hus at Lund University, Sweden, a cross-disciplinary initiative aimed at creating and accommodating meetings between science, humanities, and art.
  • Teaches and offers workshops in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), mindfulness and compassion, and psychotherapy practices that harness and deepen emotions and relational experiencing.