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William Glasser, M.D.

William Glasser, M.D.

William Glasser, M.D. is an internationally recognized psychiatrist who is best known as the author of Reality Therapy, a method of psychotherapy he created in 1965 and that is now taught all over the world. Born in 1925 and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Dr. Glasser was initially a Chemical Engineer but went into psychiatry when it became apparent to him that this was his real interest in life. He attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, and took his psychiatric training at the Veterans Administration Hospital in West Los Angeles and UCLA (1954-57). He became Board Certified in 1961 and was in private practice from 1957 to 1986. Glasser’s path has been one of a continuing progression from private practice to lecturing and writing and ultimately culminating in the publication of over twenty books. After writing the counseling book, Reality Therapy, he published his first book on education, Schools Without Failure.

He is founder and president of the William Glasser Institute, an international organization that trains in choice theory/reality therapy as well as consults in quality performance in schools and leadership-management in the workplace.

More information: www.wglasser.com