Norm Amundson is a Professor in Counselling Psychology at the University of British Columbia, Canada. He has given numerous workshops and has been a keynote speaker at many national and international conferences. In his writings, he emphasizes the importance of creativity, imagination, cultural awareness, positive affirmation, hope and active engagement. His publications include over 100 journal articles; training DVDs; and books and workbooks – many of which have been translated into different languages. He has an active research program and is currently exploring the impact of face-to-face and online career interventions. He also is involved in research projects with refugees and immigrants. He has received a number of awards from professional associations, including the 2014 NCDA Eminent Career Award and an honorary doctorate from the University of Umea, in Sweden. In 2015 he was part of a team that received an Innovations in Diversity award for their hope based research with internationally educated health professionals.