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Positive Psychology Interventions in Practice

Editors: Proctor, Carmel (Ed.)

  • The first volume to highlight recent advancements in positive psychology and its application into diverse fields
  • Offers valuable information to a wide range of professionals and students in the social and behavioural sciences
  • Covers discussion and presentation of relevant research, theories, and applications
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About this book

This book presents recent advancements in positive psychology, specifically its application across broad areas of current interest. Chapters include submissions from various international authors in the field and cover discussion and presentation of relevant research, theories, and applications. The volume covers topics such as CBT, Psychotherapy, Coaching, Workplaces, Aging, Education, Leadership, Emotion, Interventions, Measurement, Technology, Design, Health, Relationships, Experiences, Communities.   With the growing interest in the applications of positive psychology across diverse fields within psychology and beyond, this book will make a worthwhile contribution to the field. It will also fill the current need for a volume that highlights specifically the various recent advancements in positive psychology into diverse fields and as such will be of benefit to a wide range of professionals, including psychologists, educators, clinicians, therapists, and many others.

About the authors

Carmel Laura Proctor completed a Certificate in Liberal Arts in 1996 and a BA in Psychology in 1998 at Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada and an MA in Measurement Evaluation and Research Methodology in 2002 at the University of British Columbia, Canada. In 2011 she completed her PhD in Psychology at the University of Leicester, UK. My research interests are primarily in the areas of positive psychology, applied positive psychology, values, character, personality, existential psychology, and well-being. In general, the main focus of her work has centered on adolescent and youth life satisfaction and well-being, specifically the application of positive psychological theory in the enhancement of these variables.

Reviews

“Positive Psychology Interventions in Practice, therefore, succeeds in presenting a broad range of interesting (and sometimes innovative) positive psychology applications from a range of countries … . It is a useful toolbox of ideas, techniques, programs, and tools (both simple and high tech) for those who wish to apply positive psychology in the real world. … Positive Psychology Interventions in Practice is a useful collection of ideas, techniques, programs, and tools for applying positive psychology in practice.” (Angela Mouton, PsycCRITIQUES, Vol. 62 (31), August, 2017)


Table of contents (16 chapters)

  • Positive Psychology Interventions: The First Intervention Is Our Self

    Worth, Piers

    Pages 1-12

  • Positive CBT in Practice

    Bannink, Fredrike

    Pages 15-28

  • Flourish: A Strengths-Based Approach to Building Student Resilience

    Rashid, Tayyab (et al.)

    Pages 29-45

  • Active Ageing as Positive Intervention: Some Unintended Consequences

    Roos, Vera (et al.)

    Pages 47-63

  • Fostering Humour

    Ruch, Willibald (et al.)

    Pages 65-80

Buy this book

eBook £47.99
price for United Kingdom (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-51787-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover £59.99
price for United Kingdom (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-51785-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover £59.99
price for United Kingdom (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-84740-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Positive Psychology Interventions in Practice
Editors
  • Carmel Proctor
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-51787-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-51787-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-51785-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-84740-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 271
Number of Illustrations
25 b/w illustrations
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