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What Is Positive Psychology? A Starting Point
Positive psychology uses science to uncover, understand, and share what allows individuals and communities to thrive – or flourish (Boniwell & Tunariu, 2019; Seligman, 2011). [...]
Applied Positive Psychology in Therapy: Your Ultimate Guide
Without a doubt, this is an exciting time for positive psychology in therapy. Many academics and therapists now recognize the value of this fascinating, evolving [...]
65+ Counseling Methods & Techniques to Apply With Your Clients
Counselors have found it challenging to settle on a single definition of their profession or agree on the best counseling methods and techniques to treat [...]
What Is Guided Imagery & How Can It Help Your Clients Heal?
Guided imagery is a therapeutic intervention in the field of complementary and alternative medicine. It can be a powerful technique to use with coaching, counseling, [...]
22 Best Counseling Interventions & Strategies for Therapists
When individuals arrive for counseling, they typically seek change, clarity, advice, and help to overcome their difficulties. Counseling is highly beneficial, with “far-reaching effects in [...]
Hedonic vs. Eudaimonic Wellbeing: How to Reach Happiness
Have you ever toyed with the idea of writing your own obituary? As you are now, young or old, would you say you enjoyed a [...]
Behavior Therapy Methods: 12 Best Techniques & Worksheets
Behavior therapy originates from attempts by science and psychology to understand, predict, and control human behavior (Sommers-Flanagan & Sommers-Flanagan, 2015). Attention is focused on observable [...]
Guided Imagery in Therapy: 20 Powerful Scripts and Techniques
Guided imagery is a complementary therapy that can be a powerful technique to use with clients who have problems articulating their inner world with words [...]
Breakup Therapy: How to Help Clients Cope With Grief
Everyone who has experienced love has, most likely, faced a painful breakup. Ongoing research is beginning to recognize that the feelings associated with losing a [...]
What Are the Hogan Assessments? How to Interpret the Results
A company’s performance is built on effective individuals and highly integrated teams. Working and performing well together and employee satisfaction and wellbeing are crucial to [...]