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Famed psychiatrist William Glasser to lead workshop at WFU

By Cheryl Walker
336.758.5237
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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