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Praise for Happiness, Healing, Enhancement

"Filled with good strategies based in research, compelling casematerial, and most importantly, practical advice, this book belongsin the library of everyone interested in what it means to livewell. It provides not only ample food for thought, but foraction."
—Christopher Peterson, Professor of Psychology, University ofMichigan

"If you are a therapist, a coach—or if you want to helpyourself and others flourish—then this book is a must-read.It is an important theoretical and practical contribution to thefield of positive psychology—and, in fact, to the field ofpsychology as a whole."
—Tal Ben-Shahar, author of Happier and The Pursuit ofPerfect

A practical guide to applying the principles of positivepsychology in your mental health practice

Edited by internationally recognized psychologist, author, andtherapist trainer George Burns, Happiness, Healing, Enhancement:Your Casebook Collection for Applying Positive Psychology inTherapy provides thought-provoking yet realistic and practicalcontributions from practitioners of positive psychology from aroundthe world who share how they have translated solid, positivepsychology research into sound clinical practice.

Organized to make searching for a particular diagnostic categoryor therapeutic outcome fast and easy, this guide features:

  • Contributions from some of the world's foremost positivepsychology clinicians, researchers, and teachers, including P. AlexLinley, Betty Alice Erickson, Robert Weis, Antonella Delle Fave,Richard G. Tedeschi, Robert Biswas-Diener, Michael D. Yapko, andBill O'Hanlon

  • Examples and strategies including a "Putting It into Practice"feature that illustrates how readers can immediately apply thetherapeutic applications covered in each chapter

Building on the proven benefits of the positive psychologymovement, Happiness, Healing, Enhancement will teach you newskills that will strengthen your practice of therapy and equip yourclients with the pathways to overcome challenging problems and livea full, satisfying life.

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