Positive Psychology Coaching: Putting the Science of Happiness to Work for Your Clients / Edition 1

Positive Psychology Coaching: Putting the Science of Happiness to Work for Your Clients / Edition 1

by Robert Biswas-Diener, Ben Dean
     
 

ISBN-10: 047004246X

ISBN-13: 9780470042465

Pub. Date: 04/20/2007

Publisher: Wiley

Positive psychology moves psychology from a medical model toward a strengths model to help clients shore up their strengths and thereby lead happier, more fulfilling lives. Positive Psychology Coaching: Putting the Science of Happiness to Work for Your Clients provides concrete language and interventions for integrating positive psychology techniques

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Overview

Positive psychology moves psychology from a medical model toward a strengths model to help clients shore up their strengths and thereby lead happier, more fulfilling lives. Positive Psychology Coaching: Putting the Science of Happiness to Work for Your Clients provides concrete language and interventions for integrating positive psychology techniques into any mental health practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470042465
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/20/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
697,060
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.33(h) x 0.97(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Acknowledgments.

Chapter 1: The Coaching Paradox and the Positive Psychology Solution.

Foundation I: Happiness and Positivity.

Chapter 2: Happiness: The Goal We Rarely Talk About.

Chapter 3: Choosing Happiness: Goals, Relationships, and Positive Thinking.

Chapter 4: Solid Happiness Interventions.

Foundation II: Character Strengths.

Chapter 5: Strengths Coaching.

Chapter 6: Coaching to Personal Strengths.

Chapter 7: Coaching to Social Strengths.

Special Topics in Positive Psychology Coaching.

Chapter 8: Helping Clients Craft the Perfect Job.

Chapter 9: The Future of Positive Psychology Coaching.

Appendix: Planning Positive Psychology Coaching Sessions.

Notes.

Index.

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