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(p. 30) Session Three: Practical Wisdom 

(p. 30) Session Three: Practical Wisdom
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(p. 30) Session Three: Practical Wisdom
Author(s):

Tayyab Rashid

and Martin Seligman

DOI:
10.1093/med-psych/9780190920241.003.0004
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date: 23 March 2019

In Session Three, clients learn about the Aristotelian concept of practical wisdom, that is, the adaptive use of strengths to be used to live a good, meaningful, and virtuous life. These skills teach us how to adaptively apply signature strengths in a balanced way to solve problems. The central positive psychotherapy practice covered in this session is Know-How of Strengths. The chapter provides a list of readings, videos, and websites that relate to practical wisdom and offers three different worksheets to practice the concepts learned in the chapter. The chapter also includes a real-life case study to illustrate the use of practical wisdom.

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