Using Positive Psychology

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Growing Happy, Healthy Young Minds

Edited by Dr Ramesh Manocha & Gyongyi Horvath
To read the full chapter go to Volume 1, chapter 20, pp. 306-322.

Authors

Dr Justin Coulson

Honorary Fellow at the Centre for Positive Psychology at the University of Melbourne’s Graduate School of Education, and a Senior Associate at the Positive Psychology Institute

Dr Justin Coulson is one of Australia’s most respected relationships speakers, authors, and researchers. He is an Honorary Fellow at the Centre for Positive Psychology at the University of Melbourne’s Graduate School of Education, and a Senior Associate at the Positive Psychology Institute. He has authored multiple peerreviewed journal articles and book chapters, and written a number of popular books and e-books about parenting and happiness. In addition, Dr Coulson writes a weekly parenting advice column for Sydney’s Daily Telegraph, appears regularly on the TODAY show and is the parenting expert at kidspot.com.au – Australia’s #1 parenting website.

Website: www.happyfamilies.com.au

Positive Psychology offers evidence-based strategies to support simple interventions to elevate wellbeing and resilience in our teens.

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Seligman, MEP & Csikszentmihalyi, M 2000, ‘Positive psychology: An introduction’, American Psychologist, vol. 55, pp 5–14.

Seligman, MEP, Ernst, RM, Gillham, J, Reivich, K & Linkins, M 2009, ‘Positive education: Positive psychology and classroom interventions’, Oxford Review of Education, vol. 35, pp 293–311.

Snyder, CR & Lopez, SJ 2007, Positive psychology: The scientific and practical explorations of human strengths, Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks.

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