Tuesday lunch webinar on How to Add Positive Psychology to Your Practice
A free webinar on How to Add Positive Psychology to Your Practice in therapy or coaching will take place this Tuesday at 1pm EST; to register go to: https://cc.readytalk.com/cc/s/registrations/new?cid=y3sm199wzboi .
Participants will learn how to conduct Quality of Life Therapy and how to use the Quality of Life Inventory or QOLI.
These approaches are featured in the upcoming John Wiley & Sons book, The Handbook of Positive Clinical Psychology, edited by Alex Wood and Judith Johnson, as one of the very few comprehensive and evidence-based approaches to Positive Psychology [aka Well-Being] Intervention and Assessment in the world.
There is a nationwide VA Grant-Funded Study using the Quality of Life Inventory or QOLI:
A Third NIH-grant funded study of Quality of Life Therapy is underway:
Other Randomized controlled trials are being planned and conducted both in and outside of the USA.
Note: The Quality of Life Therapy approach to positive psychology intervention has been characterized as pioneering and evidence-based by Marty Seligman and others:
Rashid, T. & Seligman, M. (2014). Positive psychotherapy (pp. 466; 461-498). In Raymond J. Corsini (Author), Danny Wedding. Current Psychotherapies (10th Ed.). Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole, Cengage Learning. ISBN: 978-1-285-08371-1.
Compton, W.C. & Hoffman, E. (2013, pp. 47). Positive Psychology: The Science of Happiness and Flourishing (2nd Edition). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth. ISBN-13: 978-1111834128.
Carr, A. (2011, pages 341-342). Positive Psychology: The Science of Happiness and Human Strengths (2nd Edition). NY: Routledge. ISBN-13: 978-0415602358.
Dr. Michael B. Frisch
Professor of Psychology
Department of Psychology and Neuroscience
One Bear Place 97334
Waco, Texas 76798
Phone direct: 254-710-2252 has voicemail
Phone department: 254-710-2961
Well-Being Test, "Quality of LIfe Inventory or/"QOLI®" at http://psychcorp.pearsonassessments.com/HAIWEB/Cultures/en-us/Productdetail.htm?Pid=PAg511
Research Supported Positive Psychology:
Quality of Life Therapy and Coaching book/manual :