Famed psychiatrist William Glasser to lead workshop at WFU

By Cheryl Walker
February 16, 2005

William Glasser, an internationally known psychiatrist and author of the book "Reality Therapy," will lead a workshop at Wake Forest University Feb. 21.

Reality therapy, a method of psychotherapy Glasser created in 1965, is now taught around the world.

The workshop "Treating Mental Health as a Public Health Problem: A New Leadership Role for Counselors" will focus on content explored in his more recent books, "Choice Therapy" and "Warning: Psychiatry Can Be Hazardous to Your Mental Health."

Glasser is also the author of several books focusing on schools, including "The Quality School: Managing Students without Coercion," "Every Student Can Succeed" and "Schools without Failure."

The workshop runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Benson University Center, Room 401B and is sponsored by Wake Forest's counseling department. Registration is $75; $40 for students and Wake Forest alumni. Advance registration is suggested, but participants may register the day of the event, beginning at 8:15 a.m. For information, call 336-758-4932.

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