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Discover proven strategies for applyingpositive psychology within your coaching practice
Written by Robert Biswas-Diener, a respected researcher, psychologist, life and organizational coach, and expert in positive psychology, Practicing Positive Psychology Coaching presents a wide range of practical interventions and tools you can put to use right away in your coaching practice.
Each intervention is clearly outlined and, where appropriate, illustrated by case studies from organizational and life coaching. Providing unique assessments that can be used to evaluate client resources and goals, this practical guide introduces tools unique to this book that every professional can use in their practice, including:
Findings from new research on goal commitment strategies, motivation, growth-mindset theory, and goal revision
A decision tree for working specifically with Snyder's Hope Theory in the coaching context
An easy-to-use assessment of "positive diagnosis," which measures client strengths, values, positive orientation toward the future, and satisfaction
Measures of self-esteem, optimism, happiness, personal strengths, motivation, and creativity
Guidance for leading clients through organizational and common life transitions including layoffs, leadership changes, university graduation, middle age, and retirement
Filled with reflective exercises for use in your own personal and professional development, Practicing Positive Psychology Coaching also includes guidance and recommendations for marketing a positive psychology coaching practice.
Great book for counselors, coaches and psychologists! Positive psychology is one of my favorite theories next to CBT, SF, & Choice Theory!
I highly recommend this book!
It's a nice book but with too many repetitions.
The book cold be written a bit more structured, without too many repetitions and things that are left opened. Read more
Great book for anyone wanting to have a positive psychology coaching business; even those with a positive psychology background. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Coach Steve
This book was written as a sequence or because of a previous one. And is just reasonable.Published 16 months ago by Osmar F. Goncalves
If you're interested in becoming an evidence-based coach, this textbook can be highly helpful. It's written with the newer coach in mind.Published 17 months ago by Julia
Cool book for coaches - even if you haven't got a degree in Positive Psychology. The tools are solid, the education into the science is good and very worthy of being on everyone in... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Anjali
I think I have read every book on coaching. Unfortunately, most books are not very good. They are filled with generalities and I get the feeling that the authors are writing their... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Gary Adams
At many points this book seemed simplistic, repetitive, and wordy. It would have been handy when I was teaching English Composition for an exercise. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Aka3