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The Client: Psychotherapy's Missing Link for Promoting a Positive Psychology.

M Hubble, S Miller John Wiley \& Sons Inc 2004

On reflection, the term positive psychology merits serious consideration as an oxymoron. Setting aside the many subdisciplines that comprise the grand field of psychology, the tone of professional discourse, particularly as it applies to clinical assessment and intervention, has been and remains decidedly negative. The dominant language o...

Cites in Google Scholar: 73
 
Classical sources of human strength: Revisiting an old home and building a new one.

M McCullough, C Snyder Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology 2000

A virtue is defined as any psychological process that enables a person to think and act so as to benefit both him- or herself and society. Character is a higher-order construct reflecting the possession of several of the component virtues. The process by which the topics of virtue and character fell out of favor in psychology is reviewed,...

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Character strengths and virtues: A handbook and classification

MEP Seligman, C Peterson Oxford University Press 2004

The classification of strengths presented in this book is intended to reclaim the study of character and virtue as legitimate topics of psychological inquiry and informed societal discourse. By providing ways of talking about character strengths and measuring them across the life span, this classification will start to make possible a sci...

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Positive psychology: An introduction.

MEP Seligman, M Csikszentmihalyi American Psychologist 2000

A science of positive subjective experience, positive individual traits, and positive institutions promises to improve quality of life and prevent the pathologies that arise when life is barren and meaningless. The exclusive focus on pathology that has dominated so much of our discipline results in a model of the human being lacking the p...

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The proposal to establish a Special Group in Coaching Psychology

S Palmer, A Whybrow The Coaching Psychologist 2005

A large majority of Society members who voted for or against the proposal to set up a Special Group in Coaching Psychology (SGCP) did not actually see the proposal on which they were voting. This is just an anomaly of the way subsystems are set up within the Society. We have 14 versions of the working document which gradually changed a...

Cites in Google Scholar: 39
 
Strengths coaching: A potential-guided approach to coaching psychology.

P Linley, S Harrington International Coaching Psychology Review 2006

As unlikely as it might seem, strengths have been a much neglected topic in psychology until relatively recently. In this article, we provide an historical context for the study of psychological strengths before going on to consider three approaches to understanding strengths. We locate a psychological understanding of strengths in the...

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Strengths coaching with leaders.

P Linley, L Woolston, R Biswas-Diener International Coaching Psychology Review 2009

Positive psychology and coaching psychology share a number of common themes and fundamental assumptions. Blending positive psychology, strengths approaches and coaching psychology, our work in strengths coaching with leaders enhances both leadership and organisational capability. In this article, we explore the role of leaders as climate ...

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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...

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Linking MBA learning and leadership coaching

B Wood, S Gordon International Coaching Psychology Review 2009

This paper describes a five-day intensive leadership coaching course that was recently introduced as an Advanced Topic in Management within the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program offered by The University of Western Australia (UWA) Business School. The unit was designed specifically for those students nearing the completio...

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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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