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AN ENGAGING BIOGRAPHY ON WILLIAM GLASSER ILLUMINATES ONE OF THE MOST DISTINCTIVE VOICES IN MENTAL HEALTH AND EDUCATION IN THE 20TH CENTURY

 

Jim Roy chronicles the life and legacy of William Glasser whose controversial ideas and brilliant insights significantly impacted mental health and education professionals. Champion of Change illustrates Glasser’s lifelong dedication to help others lead productive, meaningful lives. 

PHOENIX, Ariz. – October 1, 2013 – William Glasser did not just have a profession, he had a mission – to empower people through choice, free will, and self-determination He envisioned the a better world and the weighty issues he tackled reflected that – the definition, diagnosis and treatment of mental illness and the explosion of psychotropic drugs; addiction and self-medication; failing marriages and the high divorce rate; disconnected families; crime and overwhelming prison conditions; underachieving students and poor quality schools; and worldwide political oppression and violence.

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 CALLING FOR THERAPUTIC PERFORMANCE RATHER THAN RELIANCE ON THEORY, CREATIVE THERAPUTIC TECHNIQUES PROVIDES THERAPISTS WITH INNOVATIVE WAYS TO BRING FORTH CHANGE 

In a practical how-to guide, the dynamic duo of Hillary and Brad Keeney gives therapists tools to get unstuck in dead-end sessions by using fresh techniques. 

PHOENIX, Ariz. – April 15, 2013 – Comparing psychotherapy sessions to theater or film, where there are plot lines, storyboards, and an actual beginning, middle and end, Hillary and Brad Keeney encourage therapists to think of themselves more as actors who are required to perform first and gain understanding later. The Keeneys believe that doing so allows therapists to focus more on movement and change rather being trapped in the typical problem/solution world. Exercises are offered as well as case examples so that therapists can creatively reframe impoverished sessions and transport clients from a problem-focused life to a life of infinite possibilities. One exercise has therapists starting at the end with a client, requiring them to “act in order to know how to act next” and put aside any habitual overreliance on the client’s background information.

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BRIDGING THE FIELDS OF PSYCHOLOGY AND SPIRITUALITY, THE DISORDERLY SOUL FOLLOWS ONE WOMAN’S JOURNEY TO HEAL CHILDHOOD WOUNDS THROUGH SYSTEMIC FAMILY CONSTELLATION WORK

Psychologist Jan Crawford’s fascinating and candid quest to find her rightful place and make peace with her family begins with opening her heart and mind to understand the connection between all that came before, and all that will come in future generations.

PHOENIX, Ariz. – April 8, 2013 – In the The Disorderly Soul, Jan Crawford first pays homage to her teacher and mentor, Bert Hellinger and to Hellinger facilitators, including Suzi Tucker and her Guided Learning in New York City. Crawford then describes constellation work in which a client may give a brief description of a family issue and participants are asked to step into a circle to play the role of a family member, person, or entity related to that issue. Through this interaction, a client may have a spiritual or emotional awakening that is different than the story they have told themselves and accepted as their fate. Their story most likely has also imprisoned them in a broken life. This was the story of Jan Crawford, and her most recent book, The Disorderly Soul, is an account of her brave journey to heal childhood wounds through the same methods she uses to heal others.

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