Positive Psychology in Practice : Promoting Human Flourishing in Work

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The best minds in positive psychology survey the state of the field Positive Psychology in Practice, Second Edition moves beyond the theoretical to show how positive psychology is being used in real-world settings, and the new directions emerging in the field.

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ISBN 9781118756935
Author

Joseph S

Publisher

Edition

2nd

Binding

Paperback

Weight 1.728 kg
Dimensions 5.3 × 18.5 × 25.5 cm

Description

The best minds in positive psychology survey the state of the field

Positive Psychology in Practice, Second Edition moves beyond the theoretical to show how positive psychology is being used in real-world settings, and the new directions emerging in the field. An international team of contributors representing the best and brightest in the discipline review the latest research, discuss how the findings are being used in practice, explore new ideas for application, and discuss focus points for future research. This updated edition contains new chapters that explore the intersection between positive psychology and humanistic psychology, salugenesis, hedonism, and eudaimonism, and more, with deep discussion of how the field is integrating with the new areas of self-help, life coaching, social work, rehabilitation psychology, and recovery-oriented service systems.

This book explores the challenges and opportunities in the field, providing readers with the latest research and consensus on practical application.

Get up to date on the latest research and practice findings
Integrate positive psychology into assessments, life coaching, and other therapies
Learn how positive psychology is being used in schools

Explore possible directions for new research to push the field forward

Positive psychology is being used in areas as diverse as clinical, counseling, forensic, health, educational, and industrial/organizational settings, in a wide variety of interventions and applications. Psychologists and other mental health professionals who want to promote human flourishing and well-being will find the second edition of Positive Psychology in Practice to be an informative, comprehensive guide.

About the author
STEPHEN JOSEPH, PhD, is a Professor in the School of Education at the University of Nottingham, UK, where he teaches and researches counseling and psychotherapy, positive psychology, and psychological trauma. Joseph specialized in health and counseling psychology, teaching at the University of Warwick before moving to Nottingham in 2006. He is registered as both a psychotherapist and as a coaching psychologist.

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