Summary of Changeology
Copyright © 2012 by John C. Norcross, PhD, Reprinted by permission of Simon & Schuster, Inc.
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Confucius said, “Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.” Yet individuals struggle to change their attitudes and behaviors. Unlike most pop psychology self-help books, John C. Norcross’s manual has a strong scientific foundation. Norcross, a clinical psychologist and professor, asserts that if you apply his step-by-step technique for change, you can dramatically alter your life. While his program contains much common knowledge, it is highly applicable to a broad readership. getAbstract recommends Norcross’s approach to those who want to alter negative habits and behaviors.
In this summary, you will learn
- What five steps to follow to achieve lasting behavioral change,
- Why this program may not work for everyone and
- How to make it work for you.
About the Author
Clinical psychologist John C. Norcross is a professor of psychology at the University of Scranton and adjunct professor of psychiatry at SUNY Upstate Medical College.
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5 years agoIf you are doing some personal work (rather than organisational or business change) using a model like 'GROW' or 'TRAIN' to navigate the change you wish to make this abstract provides a useful support document. The contingency planning is particularly helpful