Book Chapter

Partnering Evidence-Based Coaching and Positive Psychology

S Green, S OConnor

Future Directions in Well-Being: Education, Organizations and Policy | Springer | Published : 2017

Abstract

Efforts to develop and validate new positive psychology interventions (PPIs) continue and the uptake of PPIs is increasing in schools, workplaces and the community, despite concerns around the sustainability of such interventions (Lyubomirsky S, King L, Diener E: Psychol Bull 131(6):803–855, 2005; Mongrain M, Anselmo- Matthews T: J Clin Psychol 68(4), 2012). Many of the popular PPI’s include strengths assessment, use and development (Lopez SJ, Louis MC: J Coll Char 10(4):1–9, 2009), cultivation and application of gratitude (Lomas T, Cartwright T, Edginton T, Ridge D: Psychol Rel Spirit 6(3):198, 2014), and visualisation of one’s best possible self (Seligman MEP, Steen T, Park N, Peterson C: ..

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