Category: Positive Psychology

What Have the Positive Psychologists Ever Done for Us? The Person-centred Approach and Positive Psychology? – Stephen Joseph

Stephen Joseph

Over the last decade the world of psychology science and practice has been changing. One mainstream development that person-centred psychologists need to be more aware of is positive psychology – the science of optimal human functioning and well-being.

The big idea of positive psychology is that we should be interested not only in distress and dysfunction but also in what makes life worth living. Does this sound like a familiar idea? It should.

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