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Positive Psychology

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This resource page is part of four Online Courses
Positive Psychology: The Fundamental Building Blocks and Principles
Positive Psychology: The New Science of Happiness
Pros & Cons of Positive Psychology: A Critical Look
Positive Psychology & The Movies: Transformational Effects of Movies through Positive Cinema Therapy

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Positive Psychology

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Positive Psychology & The Movies

References

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  • Niemiec, Ryan, M. & Wedding, Danny (2008), Positive Psychology at the Movies: Using Films to Build Virtues and Character Strengths. Cambridge, MA: Hogrefe.
  • Ogden, Pat & Minton, Kekuni ( October, 2000). Sensorimotor Psychotherapy: One Method for Processing Traumatic Memory. Traumatology, Volume VI, Issue 3, Article 3.
  • Packer, Sharon (2007). Movies and the Modern Psyche. Santa Barbara, California: Praeger.
  • Pearson, Carol S. (1991). Awakening the Heroes Within: Twelve Archetypes to Help Us Find and Transform Our World. New York: HarperSanFrancisico.
  • Peske, Nancy & Beverly West (1999). Cinematherapy: The Girl's Guide to Movies For Every Mood. New York: Dell.
  • Peske, Nancy & Beverly West (2002). Advanced Cinematherapy: The Girl's Guide To Finding Happiness One Movie at a Time. New York: Dell.
  • Peske, Nancy & Beverly West (2003). Cinematherapy for Lovers: The Girl's Guide To Finding True Love One Movie at a Time. New York: Delta.
  • Peske, Nancy & Beverly West (2004). Cinematherapy for the Soul: The Girl's Guide Finding Inspiration One Movie at a Time. New York: Delta.
  • Riordan, R. J., & Wilson, L. S. (1989). Bibliotherapy: Does it work? Journal of Counseling and Development, 67, 506-508.
  • Robinson, David (2005). Reel Psychiatry: Movie Portrayals of Psychiatric Conditions. Port Huron, Michigan: Rapid Psychler Press.
  • Rosen, Sidney (1982). My Voice Will Go With You: The Teaching Tales of Milton H. Erickson. New York: W.W. Norton and Company.
  • Rosenberg, David (editor) (1991). The Movie That Changed My Life. New York: Penguin Books.
  • Shrank, F., & Engels, D. (1981). Bibliotherapy as a counseling adjunct: Research findings. Personnel and Guidance Journal, 60, 127-194.
  • Simon, Stephen (2002). The force is with you: Mystical movie messages that inspire our lives. Norfolk, VA: Hampton Roads.
  • Sinetar, Marsha (1993). Reel Power & Spiritual Growth Through Film. Ligouri, MO: Triumph Books.
  • Sloane, Stephen B (2002). Organizations in the Movies: The Legend of the Dysfunctional System. Lanham, MD: University Press of America.
  • Solomon, Gary (1995). The Motion Picture Prescription. Santa Rosa, CA: Aslan Publishing.
  • Solomon, Gary (2001). Reel Therapy: How Movies Inspire You to Overcome Life's Problems. NY: Lebhar-Friedman Books.
  • Solomon, Gary (2005). Cinema Parenting: Using Movies to Teach Life's Most Important Lessons. Fairfield, CT: Aslan Publishing.
  • Sparks, Tav (2009). Movie Yoga: How Every Film Can Change Your Life. Hanford Mead Publishers, Inc. CA: Santa Cruz
  • Sturdevant, Cathie Glenn (1998). The Laugh & Cry Movie Guide: Using Movies to Help Yourself Through Life's Changes. Larkspur, CA: Lightspheres.
  • Tarkovsky, Andrey (author); Kitty Hunter-Blair (translator) (1989). Sculpting in Time: Reflections on the Cinema: The Great Russian Filmmaker Discusses His Art. Austin TX: University of Texas Press, reprint edition, 1989.
  • Taylor, Jeremy (1993). Where People Fly and Water Runs Uphill: Using Dreams to Tap the Wisdom of the Unconscious. New York: Warner Books.
  • Teague, Raymond (2000). Reel Spirit: A Guide to Movies That Inspire, Explore and Empower. Unity Village, MO: Unity House.
  • Tyler, J.M. & Reynolds, T (1998). Using Feature Films to Teach Group Counseling. Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 23(1), 7-15.
  • Tyson, L., Foster, L., & Jones, C (2000). The Process of Cinematherapy as a Therapeutic Intervention. The Alabama Counseling Association Journal, 26(1), 35-41.
  • Ulus, Fuat (2003). Movie Therapy, Moving Therapy: The Healing Power of Film Clips in the Therapeutic Settings. Victoria, B.C., Canada, Trafford Publishing.
  • Volger, Christopher (1998). The Writer's Journey: Mythic Structure for Writers. Studio City, CA: Michael Wiese Productions.
  • Voytilla, Stuart (1999). Myth and the Movies: Discovering the Mythic Structure of 50 Unforgettable Films. Studio City, CA: Michael Wiese Productions.
  • Walsh, Roger, (1999) Essential Spirituality: The 7 Central Practices to Awaken Heart and Mind. New York: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Wedding, Danny & M. Boyd (1998). Movies & Mental Illness: Using Films to Understand Psychopathology. New York: McGraw Hill Higher Education.
  • Wedding, Danny, M. Boyd, Mary Ann & Niemiec, Ryan M. (2005). Movies & Mental Illness: Using Films to Understand Psychopathology (2nd revised and edited edition). Ashland, OH: Hogrefe & Huber.
  • Wolz, Birgit (2005). E-Motion Picture Magic: A Movie Lover's Guide to Healing and Transformation. Centennial, Colorado: Glenbridge.

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      Websites

    Positive Psychology Websites:
  • http://www.positivepsychology.org
    This Positive Psychology Network website gives a good overview of the positive psychology movement.
  • http://www.authentichappiness.org
    This website supports Authentic Happiness. It includes Martin Seligman's new introduction to positive psychology. A number of psychological assessments free of charge, including the Values in Action (VIA) Inventory of Strengths to identify your signature strengths.

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      Books

  • Carddock, Jim (editor) (2005). Videohound's Golden Movie Retriever. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale.
  • Condon, Thomas. (1999). Enneagram Movie & Video Guide: How to See Personality Styles in the Movies. Portland, OR: Metamorphous Press.
  • Flanders, Linda (2003). Hollywood Endings And How To Get One. Coral Springs, FL: Llumina Press.
  • Galipeu, Steven A. (2001). The Journey of Luke Skywalker: An Analysis of Modern Myth and Symbol. Chicago, IL: Open Court, 2001.
  • Horenstein, Maryann, Rigby, Brenda, Flory, Marorie & Gershwin, Vicky (1994). Reel Life/Real Life: A Video Guide for Personal Discovery. Kendall Park, NJ: Fourth Write Press.
  • Madison, Ronald J. & Schmidt, Corey (2001. Talking Pictures: A Parent's Guide to Using Movies to Discuss Ethics, Values, and Everyday Problems with Children. Philadelphia, PA.
  • McGhee, Paul E. (1996). Health, Healing, and Amuse System. Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company.
  • McNiff, Shaun (1992). Art As Medicine: Creating a Therapy of the Imagination. Boston: Shambhala.
  • Minow, Newton (1999). The Movie Mom's Guide to Family Movies. New York: Avon Books.
  • Meade, Erica Helm (1992). Tell It by Heart: Women and the Healing Power of Story. Chicago: Open Court.
  • Rosenberg, David (editor) (1991). The Movie That Changed My Life. New York: Penguin Books.
  • Peske, Nancy & Beverly West (1999). Cinematherapy: The Girl's Guide to Movies For Every Mood. New York: Dell.
  • Peske, Nancy & Beverly West (2002). Advanced Cinematherapy: The Girl's Guide To Finding Happiness One Movie at a Time. New York: Dell.
  • Peske, Nancy & Beverly West (2003). Cinematherapy for Lovers: The Girl's Guide To Finding True Love One Movie at a Time. New York: Delta.
  • Peske, Nancy & Beverly West (2004). Cinematherapy for the Soul: The Girl's Guide Finding Inspiration One Movie at a Time. New York: Delta.
  • Simon, Stephen (2002). The force is with you: Mystical movie messages that inspire our lives. Norfolk, VA: Hampton Roads.
  • Sinetar, Marsha (1993). Reel Power & Spiritual Growth Through Film. Ligouri, MO: Triumph Books.
  • Solomon, Gary (1995). The Motion Picture Prescription. Santa Rosa, CA: Aslan Publishing.
  • Solomon, Gary (2001). Reel Therapy: How Movies Inspire You to Overcome Life's Problems. NY: Lebhar-Friedman Books.
  • Solomon, Gary (2001). Cinema Parenting: Using Movies to Teach Life's Most Important Lessons. Fairfield, CT: Aslan Publishing.
  • Sturdevant, Cathie Glenn (1998). The Laugh & Cry Movie Guide: Using Movies to Help Yourself Through Life's Changes (pp. 27-32). Larkspur, CA: Lightspheres.
  • Teague, Raymond (2000). Reel Spirit: A Guide to Movies That Inspire, Explore and Empower. Unity Village, MO: Unity House.
  • Wolz, Birgit (2005). E-Motion Picture Magic: A Movie Lover's Guide to Healing and Transformation. Centennial, Colorado: Glenbridge.

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      Websites

    Positive Psychology Websites:
  • http://www.positivepsychology.org
    This Positive Psychology Network website gives a good overview of the positive psychology movement.
  • http://www.authentichappiness.org
    This website supports Authentic Happiness. It includes Martin Seligman's new introduction to positive psychology. A number of psychological assessments free of charge, including the Values in Action (VIA) Inventory of Strengths to identify your signature strengths.

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