Today’s free eBook download, The Pattern System: A Periodic Table for Psychology, is perfect for armchair psychologists or anyone interested in human behavior. Written by Jay Earley, the guide offers a positive, proactive approach to understanding your spouse, co-workers, and friends:
The Pattern System doesn’t just focus narrowly on psychopathology. It doesn’t even just focus on dysfunctional patterns. It also helps you to understand functional behavior and healthy capacities. This means that you can see your strengths and those capacities you need to develop to reach your personal goals.
One of the important aspects of the Pattern System is that a person’s profile can change over time. In fact, the distinction between problematic patterns and healthy capacities gives you explicit information about those aspects of the psyche that can change through therapy, coaching, or other personal growth work–specifically how patterns can be transformed into capacities.
The Pattern System is potent for psychological healing and personal growth when integrated with Internal Family Systems Therapy (IFS). IFS is a highly effective form of individual psychotherapy that I use in my practice as a psychotherapist and have written extensively about. Self-Therapy Journey is an online tool that integrates the Pattern System with IFS; you can use it for both deep psychological healing and behavior change.
The Pattern System: A Periodic Table for Psychology is available as a free Kindle download from Amazon Tuesday April 1, 2014 through Thursday, April 1, 2014. As of this writing, the book has an average of 5 out of 5 stars from 8 reviewers. For more free eBooks, check out our 10 Websites to Download Free eBooks list, as well as our Free eBook of the Day archive.