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Introduction: many researches have been shown the effectiveness of spirituality therapy in treatment of mental illness such as depression and anxiety and recently from spirituality therapy approach also used for to improvement of the level of individual’s happiness and optimism. Therefore the purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of spirituality therapy training based on positivity on happiness and optimism in adolescents. Methods: The Methods of present study was a semi-experimental research and a pretest- posttest design with control group. The statistical population were included all high school students in the first grade (year) in Shiraz city that 60 of them were selected through convenience sampling and then based on random assignment of subjects divided into experimental and control groups (each group include 30 subject). The subjects responded to Oxford happiness questionnaire and Life Orientation Test (LOT). the data of research was analyzed using univariate analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) method. Finding: the univariate analysis of covariance showed that spirituality therapy training had significant effect on increasing happiness in experimental group (P<0/044), also Spirituality therapy training to increase optimism experimental group with the significance level (P<0/017). Conclusion: generally finding showed that spirituality therapy not only in treatment of the types of mental illness was effectiveness but also it can be used for increase the level of happiness and optimism in individuals.