I have published a number of books that focus on promoting well-being and effectiveness in all domains of life. Topics include measuring and improving emotional intelligence, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (or mindfulness-based emotional intelligence training when used in a coaching context), and Positive Psychology.
Hayes, L. & Ciarrochi, J. (2015). The thriving adolescent. Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Positive Psychology to help young people manage emotions, achieve goals, and build positive relationships. Context Press/New Harbinger: Oakland, Ca. This book presents a revolutionary new model on how to help young people develop flexible strength, in the service of growing, thriving and building a life in value.
Ciarrochi, J., Bailey, A., and Harris, R. (2014). The Weight Escape. Penguin Publishers, Australia. Shambhala, U.S.A. Robinson, U.K. This book seeks to bridge the gap between health information and health action. Based on best evidence, it shows people how to use the psychology to develop positive health behavior.
Kashdan, T.B. & Ciarrochi, J (2013). Mindfulness, acceptance, and positive psychology: The Seven Foundations of Well-Being . Context press: Oakland, CA.The book is at once scientifically rigorous and practical. It shows you how to use Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Positive Psychology to promote lasting change.
Ciarrochi, J., Hayes, L, Bailey, A. (2012). Get out of your mind and into your life teens: New harbinger Publications, Inc: Oakland. This is a mindfulness-based, self-help book for adolescents. It helps adolescents to move beyond self-doubt and discover and create a life with meaning, vitality, and purpose.
Blackledge, J. T., Ciarrochi, J., & Deane, F. (Eds.). (2009). Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: Contemporary Theory, Research and Practice. Queensland: Australian Academic Press. This book is a collection of cutting edge essays on ACT.
Ciarrochi, J. & Bailey, A. (2008). A CBT-Practitioner’s Guide to ACT: How to Bridge the Gap Between Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. New Harbinger Publications, Inc.: Oakland, CA. This book shows how ACT and CBT can be combined to create powerful interventions. Translated to Japanese, Korean, and German
Ciarrochi, J. & Mayer, J. (Eds.). (2007). Applying emotional intelligence: A Practitioners Guide. New York: Psychology Press/Taylor & Francis. The world experts in emotional intelligence come together to offer their best interventions
Ciarrochi, J., Forgas, J., & Mayer, J. (Eds.) (2006). Emotional intelligence in everyday life: A Scientific Inquiry.2nd edition. New York: Psychology Press/Taylor & Francis. Keywords: Character, social/emotional well-being. Update of highly successful first edition
Ciarrochi, J., Forgas, J., & Mayer, J. (Eds.) (2001). Emotional intelligence in everyday life: A Scientific Inquiry. Philadelphia, PA, US: Psychology Press/Taylor & Francis. Ground-breaking, scientific work on emotional intelligence. Highly cited.
Translated to Japanese, Korean, and Hungarian