Encouragement Makes Good Things Happen

Encouragement Makes Good Things Happen

by Theo Schoenaker

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Overview

Encouragement Makes Good Things Happen by Theo Schoenaker

Available in English for the first time, Encouragement Makes Good Things Happen is a translation of the bestselling German book Mut Tut Gut. It describes a courageous and encouraging style of living and focuses on the belief that human encouragement is the most important natural ingredient for the healthy development of human beings. Written in an engaging and conversational tone, the book first explores the negative consequences of discouragement on the individual and on society as a whole. It then discusses what encouragement is, why it is important in people's lives, and how a person can encourage both himself and others. Several exercises are also included to help guide readers in the encouragement of others. Mental health practitioners of all disciplines and in any setting will find that both they are their clients will benefit from the insights garnered and tested by the author of this engaging and compelling book.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415883160
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/22/2010
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Theo Schoenaker is a native of Holland who has lived in Germany for many years. There, based on his practice as a speech therapist, he developed encouragement training, eventually founding the Adler-Dreikurs Institute.

R. John Huber, PhD, is a professor of psychology at Meredith College and a staff psychologist at Triangle Pastoral Counseling.

Jutta Street, PhD, a native German, is a professor of psychology at Campbell University.

Sandra Losa, BA, BS, is a native German and is currently a doctoral student in zoology at North Carolina State University.

Table of Contents

A Society without Hope. Human Beings and Encouragement. Encouragement. Qualities to be Developed. How to Encourage Yourself and Others. Fables. Theo Shoenaker's Concept of Encouraging-Training.

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