Reality Therapy with a Stimulated Client

Reality Therapy with a Stimulated Client

Topic Areas:
Clinical Demonstration
Pioneers of Psychotherapy
Faculty :
William Glasser
Course Level:
Master Degree or Higher in Health-Related Field
Audio and Video
Original Program Date :
Dec 15, 1995
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William Glasser (1995) demonstrates with a simulated client who is in an emotionally abusive relationship. This client is depressed and unhappy with her life. The goal of the first session is to focus on a behavioral change that can be accomplished as a first step. Glasser concludes with an explanation of the demonstration and of control theory.

Educational Objectives:

  1. To demonstrate that Reality Therapy can be successfully applied to any type of client.
  2. To demonstrate that it can be applied to a couple.

From conference EP95-CD15-DVD



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William Glasser, MD, was an American psychiatrist. He was the developer of Reality Therapy and Choice Theory. His ideas, which focus on personal choice, personal responsibility and personal transformation, are considered controversial by mainstream psychiatrists, who focus instead on classifying psychiatric syndromes as "illnesses", and who often prescribe psychotropic medications to treat mental disorders.

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