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

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John Wiley & Sons, Jun 3, 2010 - Psychology - 272 pages
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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.

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Robert Biswas-Diener, MS, holds a master's degree inclinical psychology from Pacific University and in 2005, foundedMeridian Life Coaching, LC, to provide life coaching services to awide range of academics and professionals, He is known as the"Indiana Jones of Positive psychology," with his studiestaking him to such far-flung destinations as Greenland, Spain,Kenya, Israel, and India, where he has worked with remote groups ofpeople traditionally overlooked by researchers.

Ben Dean, PhD, MCC, is one of the most influentialfigures in the world of coaching. In 1997 he founded MentorCoachLLC, the first coach training school exclusively focused ontraining mental health professionals, which has trained thousandsof clinicians and other mental health professionals throughoutNorth America, Europe, and Australia. He also publishes severalwidely read e-newsletters, including Coaching Toward Happiness,Therapist as Coach, and eCoach.

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