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Positive psychology progress: empirical validation of interventions.

MEP Seligman, T Steen, N Park, C Peterson American psychologist 2005

Positive psychology has flourished in the last 5 years. The authors review recent developments in the field, including books, meetings, courses, and conferences. They also discuss the newly created classification of character strengths and virtues, a positive complement to the various editions of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of M...

Cites in Google Scholar: 8937
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Using signature strengths in pursuit of goals: effects on goal progress, need satisfaction, and well-being, and implications for coaching psychologists.

P Linley, R Biswas-Diener, K Nielsen, R Gillett International Coaching Psychology Review 2010

Objective: In recent years there has been a growing interest in research related to the use of strengths. Although results from past research have consistently suggested that the use of strengths is associated with higher performance and greater well-being there is, as yet, no clear theory describing how using strengths might contribute t...

Cites in Google Scholar: 531
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Strengthening Coaching: an Exploration of the Mindset of Executive Coaches using Strengths-Based Coaching

K Toogood International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2012

Interest in strengths-based coaching is growing, yet whilst there is evidence that focusing on strengths is beneficial, there is scant research within a coaching context and literature offers limited practical guidance. This phenomenological analysis study investigates six executive coaches’ beliefs about the practice and impact of str...

Cites in Google Scholar: 12
 
Born to be me… who am I again? The development of Authentic Leadership using Evidence-Based Leadership Coaching and Mindfulness

L Kinsler International Coaching Psychology Review 2014

The following paper explores the construct of Authentic Leadership. More specifically it considers pathways to Authentic Leadership development, proposing Evidence-Based Leadership Coaching (EBLC) coupled with mindfulness training as an appropriate approach. While the definition of Authentic Leadership is still being debated amongst ac...

Cites in Google Scholar: 111
 
Coaching Psychology: Coming of Age?

A Whybrow International Coaching Psychology Review 2008

What does it mean to be a ‘coaching psychologist’? At the turn of this century, the phrases ‘coaching psychology’ and ‘coaching psychologist’ had rarely been conceived and infrequently used. Here, in 2008, we find an emergent profession of Coaching Psychology and with thousands of practitioners spread across the globe, characterised by...

Cites in Google Scholar: 89
 
My next client: Understanding the Big Five and positive personality dispositions of those seeking psychosocial support interventions.

KD Klockner, R Hicks International Coaching Psychology Review 2008

Objectives: The purpose of this study was to examine whether individuals who sought out psychosocial support interventions which include life, career and executive coaching, mentoring services and counselling psychology services, could be identified by a combination of the Big Five and other positive personality facets and could subseq...

Cites in Google Scholar: 40
 
Life coaching in the workplace

J Sparrow International Coaching Psychology Review 2007

Objectives: There is increasing recognition of coaching’s situated nature. Different emphases in coaching are being utilised in different contexts with differing performance expectations. Life coaching has witnessed rapid growth within the last five years, primarily outside but increasingly within the workplace. The objective of this r...

Cites in Google Scholar: 18
 
Strengths use, self-concordance and well-being: Implications for strengths coaching and coaching psychologists

R Govindji, P Linley International Coaching Psychology Review 2007

An emphasis of the coaching psychology and positive psychology movements has been strengths and well- being. This study examined two generic aspects of strengths – strengths knowledge and strengths use, together with organismic valuing, and their relations with subjective well-being, psychological well-being, and subjective vitality. T...

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Positive intervention self-selection: Developing models of what works for whom

J Silberman International Coaching Psychology Review 2007

Objective: To determine if self-selection is an effective way to match positive interventions to individuals. Design: Each time a participant in the choice group selected one of four positive interventions, a depression- matched yoked control participant was assigned the same intervention. Method: Positive interventions and surveys we...

Cites in Google Scholar: 20
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Exercise, character strengths, well-being, and learning climate in the prediction of performance over a 6-month period at a call center

S Moradi, A Nima, M Ricciardi, T Archer, D Garcia Frontiers in psychology 2014

Background: Performance monitoring might have an adverse influence on call center agents’ well-being. We investigate how performance, over a 6-month period, is related to agents’ perceptions of their learning climate, character strengths, well-being (subjective and psychological), and physical activity. Method: Agents (N = 135) self-...

Cites in Google Scholar: 66
 
The perceptual changes in life experience of at-risk adolescent girls following an integrated coaching and positive psychology intervention group programme: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis

M Pritchard, C van Nieuwerburgh International Coaching Psychology Review 2016

Objectives: The research sought to analyse the perceptual life changes and perceived quality of life (PQoL) subsequent to participating in an integrated coaching and PPI programme. Design: A qualitative approach was employed and Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA) was utilised to analyse the data. Method: Three girls from...

Cites in Google Scholar: 17
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A grounded theory study of how executive coaches help professionals deal with workplace intimidation

A Fields 2016

A grounded theory research design was used to explore how executive coaches help professionals deal with workplace intimidation. Workplace intimidation has a negative impact on targets of repeated hostile actions and language directed toward them by another employee at work. The phenomenon also has a negative effect on organizations in t...

Cites in Google Scholar: 7
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Impact of Executive Coaching on Small Businesses and Franchisees

S Whiteside 2013

The question for this research was: Does executive coaching impact the success of franchisees? Six volunteer franchisees participated in 3-month coaching engagements, where different coaching methods and philosophies were utilized, such as co-active, facilitative, cognitive-behavioral, leadership, and positive as well as other executive c...

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Solution-Focused Cognitive–Behavioral Coaching for Sustainable High Performance and Circumventing Stress, Fatigue, and Burnout

A Grant Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2017

The research suggests that solution-focused cognitive– behavioral (SFCB) coaching can enhance performance, reduce stress, and help build resilience. Thus, SFCB coaching may be a useful methodology for enhancing both performance and well-being while also serving as a preventative mechanism that can reduce the probability of stress-related ...

Cites in Google Scholar: 51
 
Understanding potential career changers’ experience of career confidence following a positive psychology based coaching programme

S Archer, J Yates Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and P... 2017

Changes in the labour market over the last decades have led to an increase in the number of career and job changes individuals are likely to face in their working lives. Previous research indicates that a high level of confidence can help individuals to make positive career changes, yet an agreed definition of confidence is not widely acc...

Cites in Google Scholar: 24
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An integrative literature review on the impact of life coaching on courage, fear and anxiety

J Jarosz International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2017

The demand on techniques, approaches and processes that have a positive impact on courage, fear and anxiety is very high in general population. The evidence-based and theoretical literature supporting life coaching as a successful approach building individual courage and helping with fear and anxiety is scarce. This integrative literature...

Cites in Google Scholar: 5
 
Second wave positive psychology coaching with difficult emotions: Introducing the mnemonic of ‘TEARS HOPE’

C Sims The Coaching Psychologist 2017

Although the Positive Psychology (PP) approach has only recently established itself as a specialism within coaching, there is already a fresh perspective beginning to take shape within the field. This second wave (Held, 2004, Lomas & Ivtzan, 2016) or PP2.0 (Wong, 2011) calls for us to embrace the dark sides along with the bright sides and...

Cites in Google Scholar: 17
 
Resilience Training That Can Change The Brain

G Tabibnia, D Radecki Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 2018

In this article, we provide a review of the latest research on behavioral and cognitive strategies that cultivate resilience and change the brain. We begin with a primer on the neuroscience of emotions and stress and how the brain regulates them. Then we focus on two major pathways to building a resilient brain: (a) behavioral pathways (l...

Cites in Google Scholar: 118
 
Conceptual framework for a positive psychology coaching practice

J Burke The Coaching Psychologist 2018

The complementary nature of positive psychology and coaching psychology has long been recognised by both researchers and practitioners. The last decade saw a tenfold increase of articles relating to positive psychology coaching and even more literature attempting to apply some of the findings from positive psychology in a coaching practic...

Cites in Google Scholar: 26
 
Broadening and building solution-focused coaching: feeling good is not enough

A Grant, S O'Connor Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and P... 2018

Past research has found that solution-focused (SF) coaching questions led to more positive outcomes than problem-focused (PF) coaching questions. Another body of research (Broaden and Build Theory; Fredrickson, B. L. (1998). What good are positive emotions? Review of General Psychology, 2(3), 300–319) posits that positive emotions promote...

Cites in Google Scholar: 33
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