Topical Panel 03 from the Evolution of Psychotherapy 2005 - The Goal of Therapy
Featuring William Glasser, MD; Harriet Lerner, PhD; Francine Shapiro, PhD; and Thomas Szasz, MD
Moderated by Ellyn Bader, PhD
Topical Panel 11 from the Evolution of Psychotherapy 2005 - Role of the Therapist/Role of the Client
Featuring Claudia Black, PhD; William Glasser, MD; Salvador Minuchin, MD; and Ernest Rossi, PhD
Moderated by Brent Geary, PhD
Dr. Glasser has moved away from the DSM-IV and the medical model. He does not believe that any of the mental illnesses diagnosed in the DSM-IV actually exist because none of them are associated with pathology in the brain. By using Choice Theory he has moved from the medical school model to the public health model to show how counselors can deliver mental health more effectively than psychiatrists are doing now and at a fraction of what we are now spending.
Dr. Glasser will explain that there is such as entity as mental health and will define it in such a way that it is completely separated from what is now called mental illness and collected in the DSM-IV. He believes that by using Choice Theory, clients can be taught how to improve their own mental health. By doing this the medical model is no longer needed and should be replaced by a public health model.
EP00 Dialogue 08 - Brief Therapeutic Interventions - William Glasser, M.D., and Paul Watzlawick, Ph.D.
Given a topic, to become aware of the differing approaches to psychotherapy, and to identify the strengths and weaknesses in each approach.
Featuring William Glasser, M.D., and Paul Watzlawick, Ph.D., moderated by Camillo Loriedo