Positive Psychology Coaching in the Workplace

Author: Wendy-Ann Smith

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030799526

Category: Psychology

Page: 595

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This research-to-practice text explores how coaching can support thriving in the workplace. It focuses on positive psychology coaching in the workplace in relation to: the convergence with organisational psychology and coaching psychology, professional and ethical practices, resilience and wellbeing, team and systemic approaches, leadership, tools of intervention, convergence of clinical interventions and virtuousness, and the future of thriving workplaces. The chapter contributions represent a truly international scholarship and bring together complementary perspectives from the fields of positive psychology, coaching psychology, organisational psychology, organisational scholarship, neuroscience, education and philosophy. Written in a scholarly but accessible style, this text is of interest to a wide readership, including academics, professionals and postgraduate students of positive psychology, organisational psychology, counselling and coaching psychology, human resource management, mental health, health and social welfare. "Smith, Boniwell and Green have brought together an outstanding collection of thought leaders from the field of positive psychology coaching to craft an in-depth exploration of the contribution positive psychology can make to delivering transformation change through coaching conversations. A fascinating read, full of evidence and insight". Jonathan Passmore Professor of Coaching & Behavioural Change Director Henley Centre for Coaching, Henley Business School
Positive Psychology Coaching

Author: Robert Biswas-Diener

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470893087

Category: Psychology

Page: 272

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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.
Positive Psychology

Author: Aleksandra Kostic

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119666431

Category: Psychology

Page: 320

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POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY Bringing together today’s most prominent positive psychology researchers to discuss current themes and issues in the field Positive psychology is the scientific study of the strengths, rather than the weaknesses, in human thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. For much of its history, psychology has focused on the negative, completely overlooking the positive attributes that allow individuals and communities to thrive. Positive Psychology is a collection of essays that together constitutes a much-needed theoretical rationale and critical assessment of the field. This book reassesses what we already know and provides directions for the future. Contributors are leading international authors, including Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Robert Sternberg, Vittorio Caprara, C. Daniel Batson, and Illona Boniwell, among others. These luminaries write in a way that is rigorous enough for academic use but accessible to professionals, policymakers, and lay audiences as well. The content of Positive Psychology include both theoretical applied contributions focusing on a range of areas including altruism, positive creativity, science of well-being, forgiveness, coaching for leadership, cyberpsychology, intelligence, responding to catastrophes like COVID-19, time perspective, physiological and epigenetic, youth civic engagement, ups and downs of love, flow and good life, global perspectives on positive psychology, self and collective efficacy, positive psychology interventions and positive orientation. The book is pitched to senior undergraduates, graduates, academics and researchers and provides insights and perspectives into neglected and unresolved questions. Brings together the latest viewpoints and research findings on positive psychology, from the leading thinkers in the field Offers both theoretical and applied insights, for a well-rounded reference on this new and fast growing field Contains contributions from well known authors like Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Robert Sternberg, and Vittorio Caprara Appeals to academic, professional, and lay audiences with an interest in acquiring a profound knowledge of positive psychology No other book currently on the market addresses such a breadth of issues in positive psychology. Positive Psychology represents a significant theoretical boost to this exciting field.
Positive Psychology Coaching

Author: Susanne Knowles

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030889951

Category: Psychology

Page: 307

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This book provides evidence for coaching from psychology perspectives, aiming to inform academics, researchers and students of the efficacy of positive psychology coaching practice for both individuals and organizations. It integrates three areas of research, providing a multifaceted analysis of coaching from traditional psychology, positive psychology, and coaching research findings. Finally, it introduces a comprehensive new model of coaching (COACH) based on the psychological and educational foundations of coaching, explaining its effectiveness and adaptability across settings and individuals.
Positive Psychology Coaching in Practice

Author: Suzy Green

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317506164

Category: Psychology

Page: 214

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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.
Ebook: Psychology in Coaching Practice: A Guide for Professionals

Author: Manfusa Shams

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 9780335251193

Category: Psychology

Page: 184

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This is the introductory book to the new series Coaching Psychology for Professional Practice, which explores the latest developments in the field of coaching psychology and how these can be applied to professional practice across numerous industries, including health and wellbeing, higher education, and human resources and management. Subsequent titles in the series will dive into specific areas, like team coaching, leadership, neuroscience and sports coaching. The series welcomes book proposals from prospective authors. Coaching psychology is developing fast as a practice-based scientific discipline. Through evidence-based case studies and reflective experiential accounts by practitioners, this book advocates the positive application of coaching psychology. Manfusa Shams explores the influence of psychology on knowledge construction in coaching and highlights the need for theoretical groundings to develop effective practice and build potential. This book is dedicated to delivering practice-based knowledge and ethical guidance to inform professional coaching practice, and to advance coaching practice using relevant psychological paradigm. The book is divided into two key sections: practice and application. This book features guidance on: •Professional development of coaching psychology practitioners •How to improve coaching psychology practice with useful knowledge, skills and experiences •Developing theoretical models to support best practice in coaching psychology •Ethical awareness and professional accountability in coaching psychology practice •Coaching psychology practice in the changing environment, virtual coaching, and local and global coaching Offering a rich collection of intellectual and practical-based resources, this book is for coaching psychologists, practitioners and all who are interested in coaching. It can also be applied to a wide range of disciplines, services and service users, such as education, health and public services. “Whether you're an experienced practitioner, a coach or coaching psychologist in training, this book will be a valuable resource.” Mary Watts, Emeritus Professor of Psychology, City University, UK “Psychology in Coaching Practice: A Guide for Professionals offers a well-considered selection of chapters that reflect the experience as well as the knowledge of the authors and editors.” Francine Campone, Ed.D., MCC, Accredited Coaching Supervisor, Editor, International Coaching Psychology Review Manfusa Shams is a Chartered and Coaching Psychologist, Consulting Editor of the Coaching Psychologist (BPS), and an editorial board member of the International Coaching Psychology Review (BPS). She is currently teaching at the Open University and University of Reading, UK.
The Ethical Coaches’ Handbook

Author: Wendy Ann Smith

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781000849080

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 470

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What does it mean to be ethical as a coach? Just how ethical are you? How does ethics influence your coaching and how do you know if you are engaging in ethical practice? This important and eye-opening volume provides critical insight from the thought leaders in coaching across a full range of ethical issues. Presented in four parts, this new handbook works to guide the reader towards ethical maturity to strengthen their practice, though examination of theory and thought provoking practice examples. Part 1, Foundations of Ethics in Coaching, provides a detailed overview of the basic principles of ethical coaching. Part 2, Ethics in Coaching Practice, details specific examples of where you will need to think ethically and be guided by good ethics within your practice. Part 3, Pushing the Boundaries of Ethical Thinking in Coaching, dives deeper into topics such as race, managing mental health, the environment and marketing. Part 4 consists of twelve case studies which encourage you to think about putting the theory of the book into practice. The Ethical Coaches’ Handbook will provide ideal support to students, practitioners and coach educators looking to deepen, broaden and enhance their ethical coaching practice.
Practicing Positive Psychology Coaching

Author: Robert Biswas-Diener

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470881934

Category: Psychology

Page: 192

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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.
Introduction to Coaching Psychology

Author: Siobhain O'Riordan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351839525

Category: Psychology

Page: 248

View: 224

This collection featuring chapters by leading international practitioners will offer an introduction to coaching psychology for those new to it, including students, trainees, psychologists, and coaches. Introduction to Coaching Psychology covers key topics, including the background and development of coaching psychology, the coach-coachee relationship, coaching psychology approaches and models, and themes such as assessment, contracting, and the setup in coaching psychology practice. Applications in coaching psychology are considered, including a look at particular coaching psychology specialisms and interventions, as well as discussions about working in organisations, working with young people, and life and personal coaching. Professional practice issues, such as boundaries and best practice, and coaching and diversity, are also explored. Furthermore, a review of coaching psychology research is presented. The book also offers a rich collection of case studies to illustrate the practice of coaching psychology in a real-world setting and concludes with a consideration of the future of the field. This timely and accessible book will be essential reading for anyone new to the field, as well as coaches, psychologists, and counsellors interested in the theory, research, and practice of coaching psychology.
The SAGE Handbook of Organizational Wellbeing

Author: Tony Wall

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781529760972

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 690

View: 810

This handbook embraces ideas and empirical work from a range of fields including psychology, business and management, economics, and science. Topics covered include: digital working and social media, LGBTQIA+ identifications and work, suicide at work, refugee workers, and mental health.
XXX International Congress of Psychology: Abstracts

Author: Michele Robert

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9781351224208

Category: Psychology

Page: 808

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The abstracts of the XXX International Congress of Psychology (July 2012, Cape Town) are published as a supplement to Volume 47 of the International Journal of Psychology. The published volume includes the abstracts of the invited addresses, symposia, oral and poster presentations, numbering over 5,000 separate contributions and creating an invaluable overview of the discipline of psychological science around the world today.