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The present study has been carried out to study effectiveness of positive psychotherapy intervention program on psychological wellbeing and positive- negative affects of mothers with Autistic children. This research was experimental research with pre post and follow up tests. Through an experimental design, 24 mothers with autistic children in Tehran autism rehabilitation centers(April2 Autism center) were selected as statistical sample and randomly divided into two groups: experimental (n=12) and control(n=12) groups. The research assessment was Riff (1989), psychological wellbeing scale and Watson etc. (1988) positive and negative affects scale (PANAS). Rashid and Seligman Positive psychotherapy intervention program (2013), were implemented in ٩ sessions (two sessions each week) for experimental group. The data were analyzed by using MANCOVA and repeated measures tests. Finding confirms that positive psychotherapy intervention program lead to increased psychological wellbeing and positive affect and also cut down negative affect of mothers with autistic students (P</05). Based on this results it seems that applying of positive psychotherapy intervention program has so effect on autistic children mothers mental and psychological states.