- The first volume to highlight recent advancements in positive psychology and its application into diverse fields
- Offers valuable information to a wide range of professionals and students in the social and behavioural sciences
- Covers discussion and presentation of relevant research, theories, and applications
This book presents recent advancements in positive psychology, specifically its application across broad areas of current interest. Chapters include submissions from various international authors in the field and cover discussion and presentation of relevant research, theories, and applications. The volume covers topics such as CBT, Psychotherapy, Coaching, Workplaces, Aging, Education, Leadership, Emotion, Interventions, Measurement, Technology, Design, Health, Relationships, Experiences, Communities. With the growing interest in theapplications of positive psychology across diverse fields within psychology and beyond, this book will make a worthwhile contribution to the field. It will also fill the current need for a volume that highlights specifically the various recent advancements in positive psychologyinto diverse fields and as such will be of benefit to a wide range of professionals, including psychologists, educators, clinicians, therapists, and many others.
Carmel Laura Proctor completed a Certificate in Liberal Arts in 1996 and a BA in Psychology in 1998 at Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada and an MA in Measurement Evaluation and Research Methodology in 2002 at the University of British Columbia,Canada. In 2011 she completed her PhD in Psychology at the University of Leicester, UK. My research interests are primarily in the areas of positive psychology, applied positive psychology, values, character, personality, existential psychology, and well-being. In general,the main focus of her work has centered on adolescent and youth life satisfaction and well-being, specifically the application of positive psychological theory in the enhancement of these variables.