Coaching for Resilience: A Practical Guide to Using Positive Psychology

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Kogan Page Publishers, Sep 3, 2012 - Business & Economics - 232 pages
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A recent report for the CIPD indicated that stress is now the more common cause of long-term sick leave in the UK for the first time ever. Demanding workloads and lack of job security are key stress factors, but in a tough, highly competitive environment these stressors are no longer avoidable. But you can learn how to cope with the stress effectively.
Coaching for Resilience is your practical guide to the principles of positive psychology. Using tried and tested techniques it will show you how to motivate and inspire your clients and yourself to build greater resilience. There are clear explanations of the principles of positive psychology throughout, with practical exercises and examples for ease of understanding. This comprehensive resource will help you develop a clear understanding of the psychology of stress and develop your own strategies to enhance resilience.


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Adrienne Green has practised for many years as a psychotherapist with people suffering with severe stress, anxiety and depression.She has also lectured at Lancaster University in theories of counselling and psychotherapy.

John Humphrey advises many leading employers on health and employment issues. He has run the healthcare functions of Procter and Gamble and the Beecham Group.

Adrienne and John are the founding directors of Nice Work Consulting Ltd a company that specialises in workplace psychology and employee wellbeing.

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