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.
Positive Psychology Coaching in Practice provides a comprehensive overview of positive psychology coaching, bringing together the best of science and practice, highlighting current research, and emphasising the applicability of each element to coaching. With an international range of contributors, this book is a unique resource for those seeking to integrate positive psychology into their evidence-based coaching practice. Beginning with an overview of positive psychology coaching, the book includes an assessment of theories of wellbeing, an examination of mindfulness research, a guide to relevant neuroscience, and a review of a strengths-based approach. It also contains chapters which explore the application of ACT, the role of positive psychology in wellness and resilience coaching, positive leadership theory, and developmental psychological theories as they relate to coaching through significant life transitions. In each chapter, theory and research is thoroughly explored and applied directly to coaching practice, and supported with a list of relevant resources and a case study. The book concludes with the editors’ views on the future directions of positive psychology coaching. Positive Psychology Coaching in Practice will be essential reading for professional coaches in practice and in training seeking to enhance their evidence-based practice, coaching psychologists, practitioners of positive psychology, and academics and students of coaching, coaching psychology and positive psychology.
Discover proven strategies for applying positive 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.
Coaching is an emerging profession across all walks of life. Coaches work in communities, businesses, governments, private and not-for-profit settings to assist people to grow personally and professionally. More people are engaging their own life, business, career transition, leadership, or executive coaches to help them solve their life or work problems and reach their goals more quickly and easily. Coaches are sounding boards to clients, putting their agenda front and center and the clients back in control of their life. The coach works nonjudgmentally with clients to understand their situation and needs, help them become more self-aware and resourceful, uncover insights into themselves and what they need to do, and stand side by side with them as they take the actions they need to take. Why positive psychology coaching? Because before people can change their behavior, they often need to change their mind-set. A client’s mind-set may be positive and supportive of change or negative and is holding them back. Coaching from a positive psychology perspective means that the coach and client are always focusing on what’s right in life rather than what’s wrong. The coach works with the client to identify their limiting beliefs and reframe them into positives. Together, they identify solutions or goals and develop action plans to achieve these outcomes. Change can happen very quickly once beliefs and actions are aligned and supported by positive affirmations that boost self-esteem and self-efficacy. Every day, we try to find meaning in life, and when we don’t, we become confused and search for answers. We can look back and despair, or we can look forward into a compelling future. Many people neither want nor need to see a therapist or counselor, and they choose to see a professional coach instead to help them resolve their situation and find greater happiness in life.
Coaching Positively Lessons For Coaches From Positive Psychology
This is both a scholarly, and practical, how-to coaching book that features empirically based and immediately usable applications for executive and personal coaches. It is a logical companion manual to the Auerbach coaching book, Personal and Executive Coaching. The research summaries from key positive psychology founders and experts support the coaching applications. Author examples and the contributors' cases of positive psychology coaching are interspersed throughout the chapters as sidebars. Useful forms and tools are included in the appendix. This new volume is an excellent resource for the new or experienced coach and particularly engaging as a textbook for positive psychology and coaching courses.
Positive Psychology Self Coaching Program An Evidence based Self Help Program Designed for Leaders to Flourish
This evidence-based content is designed for leaders like you to coach/ teach yourself. All content is based on (1) my 2018 dissertation research on positive psychology coaching, and (2) my demonstrated expertise since 1997 with thousands of leaders.Fact: The science and practice of well-being can lead to increased job satisfaction, employee engagement, sales results, and resilience. How do you separate the hype from the facts? Then, how do you apply those practices to your business or your clients?The science of well-being can be described using the PERMA model of positive emotions, increased engagement, quality and quantity of relationships, meaning or purpose, and accomplishments. This book is perfect for any business owner, manager, family or school leader who wants to apply positive psychology to your business. Evidence-based modules include: (1) narrative explanations and stories from my clients, (2) riveting videos and digital content, (3) bonus links to additional content including assessments and recent research, (4) self-coaching questions for you to move from awareness to action. Here's to you, at your best! May you DO YOUR BEST. Action leads to learning. Buy now. Let's get started.
A Positive Psychology Coaching Programme to Develop Police Executives
This book is about learning to live your life more fully. It doesn't promise you abundant joy, the relationship of your dreams, untold riches or miracle cures. But what it does promise you is a comprehensive programme of personal development, change and growth that is highly effective. This coaching programme has been developed with two audiences in mind. The first is those who wish to coach themselves to success and who are confident about achieving positive results once they know the basic framework. The second audience is those who work as coaches and who are looking for new ideas and frameworks that they can build into their existing practice. Whatever has drawn you to this book - whether it is because you feel you have reached a crossroads in your life, because you have a very specific goal in mind, or because you are a coach looking for some fresh ideas - there is something here for you.