The ideas behind Positive Psychology may resonate deeply with integrative health professionals, for good reason. We have in common a belief that ‘the absence of disease’ does not constitute health & that prevention is better than cure. And PPIs have become so popularised they have permeated into schools, workplaces and most people’s therapeutic interactions, e.g. gratitude exercises, identifying our strengths via a strengths wheel, self-compassion. But do we know the limits of positive psychology? Do we know who it works for and what it means when it ‘doesn’t deliver’ mental wellness?
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