Positive psychology is a recent trend in family therapy, but very little information is available on how to put it into practice. This volume will contribute a unique perspective to the field that combines the research, practice, and theory on positive psychology and family therapy. This hands-on book utilizes an integrated, practical approach that allows family therapists to utilize positive psychology principles right away, without additional training. Examples of homework assignments and exercises are included. Family therapists and counselors will receive best-practice wisdom to help turn dysfunctional families into thriving families.
Keywords: Jane Close Conoley, positive psychology, family therapy, dysfunctional families, positive therapy, family systems