Positive Psychology Interventions in Practice [electronic resource] / edited by Carmel Proctor
- Chapter 1. Positive Psychology Interventions: The First Intervention is our Self; Piers Worth -- Part I. Clinical and Focused Interventions -- Chapter 2. Positive CBT in Practice; Fredrike Bannink -- Chapter 3. Positive Psychotherapy; Tayyab Rashid -- Chapter 4. Active Ageing as Positive Intervention: Some Unintended Consequences; Vera Roos and A. P. Zaaiman -- Chapter 5. Fostering Humour; Willibald Ruch and Jennifer Hofmann -- Part II. Education and Development -- Chapter 6. Well-Being and Well-Doing: Bringing Mindfulness and Character Strengths to the Early Childhood Classroom and Home; Thomas J. Lottman, Sarah Zawaly, and Ryan Niemiec -- Chapter 7. Applying Positive Psychology in the Primary School: Celebrating Strengths, a UK Well-Being Project; Jenny Fox Eades and Judith Gray -- Chapter 8. Transforming our Schools Together: A Multi-School Collaboration to Implement Positive Education; Denise M. Quinlan -- Chapter 9. Fostering Positive Changes in Health and Social Relationships; Mariana Lozada, Natalia Carro, Marcela Kapelmayer, Viviana Kelmanowicz, Andrea Czar and Paola D'Adamo -- Chapter 10. Learning Healthy Relationships; Sue Roffey -- Part III. Workplaces, Technology, and Communities -- Chapter 11. Positive Psychology at Work: Research and Practice; Suzy Green, Olivia Evans, and Belinda Williams -- Chapter 12. Applying Positive Organisational Scholarship to Produce Extraordinary Performance; Jandi Kelly and Kim Cameron -- Chapter 13. Positive Technologies for Improving Health and Well-Being; Cristina Botella, Rosa Maria Banos, and Veronica Guillen -- Chapter 14. How Design Can (Not) Support Human Flourishing; Anna Elisabeth Pohlmeyer -- Chapter 15. How can Positive Psychology Influence Public Policy and Practice?; Roger G. Tweed, Eric Mah, Madeline Dobrin, Rachel Van Poele, and Lucian Gideon Conway III. .
- 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, Student Resilience, Active Aging, Humour, Mindfulness, Character Strengths, Education, Health, Relationships, Workplaces, Performance, Technology, Design, and 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. .
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