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Christine Carter, Ph.D., is an author, speaker, and coach dedicated to redesigning the way we work—so that we can lead our most joyful, productive, and fulfilling lives. She’s a leader at BetterUp, where she designs one-to-many coaching experiences that drive transformation for people, teams, and organizations. 

As a sociologist, she’s sought to inspire large-scale, systemic change in our most common and influential social structures: corporations, families, and schools. She has a particular interest in how cultures and institutions foster certain behaviors, beliefs, and emotions while inhibiting others. Her books include The New Adolescence: Raising Happy and Successful Teens in an Age of Anxiety and Distraction (2020), The Sweet Spot: How to Accomplish More by Doing Less (2017) and Raising Happiness: 10 Simple Steps for More Joyful Kids and Happier Parents (2011).

Dr. Christine Carter has been featured in:

Television Appearances

Dr. Christine Carter, Dr. Oz: Happiness Boosters

The Dr. Oz Show
Simple Happiness Boosters

PBS Newshour
What makes us happy?

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart | Christine Carter
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Tiger Mothering