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Educational Video: These materials provide greater insights into Dr. Glasser's personal life and his revolutionary thoughts on public health.
Choice Theory Role-Plays: Counselors can easily incorporate the basic skills of Reality Therapy demonstrated and explained in these vintage vignettes.
Choice Theory in Mental Health, Counseling
and Education (2004) William Glasser, M.D.
Dr. Glasser speaks up for mental health by presenting information from his popular books; Warning, Psychiatry Can Be Hazardous to Your Mental Health and Counseling with Choice Theory: The New Reality Therapy. Dr. Glasser discusses components of Choice Theory including, external control psychology, the seven deadly habits, basic needs, total behavior, the Quality World and creativity. He also offers insights into the Glasser Quality School. The series concludes with three role plays with various types of clients.
Treating Mental Health as a Public Health Problem William Glasser, M.D.
Dr. William Glasser is interviewed by Jon Carlson, Psy.D., Ed.D.. In this provocative discussion Dr. Glasser questions the "flat world" view held by many professionals in the field of mental health. Dr. Glasser promotes a more complete view of the whole person that focuses on mental health rather than mental illness and calls to replace the destructive use of external control with Choice Theory.
William Glasser… in his own words (2004) William Glasser, M.D.
Dr. Glasser speaks about his early life, family and early schooling. The recording provides a rare insight into the person who gave us Reality Therapy and Choice Theory.
Produced by Brian Lennon.
Choice Theory Role-Play Vignettes
Role Play/Married Couple (1988) William Glasser, M.D.
This session shows Dr. Glasser at his best with a married couple who has come for counseling. The session is marked by a few very humorous, but realistic interventions by Dr. Glasser.
Four Role Plays (1975) William Glasser, M.D.
Role Play #1: "Ann" - The first client is a sexually promiscuous woman in the initial stages of sobriety who is lacking in self-confidence. Role Play #2: "John"- In this role-play, the client is a 28-year-old man who has some behavior characteristic of "borderline psychotics". He is lonely and Dr. Glasser helps John connect. Role Play #3: "Ferrol"- This vignette occurs within the setting of a mental hospital where Dr. Glasser plays a ward psychiatrist working with a "psychotic" 34-year-old man. Role Play #4: "Edna"- This segment shows a female client who presents the most classic symptoms of someone whose body has created physiologic behaviors that have consumed her life.
Family Therapy Dr. Robert E. Wubbolding, Director of Training William Glasser Institute
This presentation begins with a brief overview of Choice Theory and a discussion of premises and goals of Reality Therapy. A lively family counseling role-play facilitated by Dr. Wubbolding rounds out this provocative demonstration.
1) Wife Coping with Infidelity William Glasser, M.D.
An angry middle-aged woman comes to see Dr. Glasser because she is having trouble dealing with her husband's infidelity. Dr. Glasser helps her identify the real problem.
2) Grandmother with Custody Woes William Glasser, M.D.
A grandmother "in over her head" tries to control her potentially violent grandchildren. Dr. Glasser helps her focus on a strategy that has a much better chance of working.
3) Fellow Physician "Wants" Prozac William Glasser, M.D.
Dr. Glasser connects with a colleague and helps him deal with his "depression" by pursuing alternatives to psychiatric medicine.
4) Psychotic Male Burns Down House William Glasser, M.D.
Dr. Glasser demonstrates reality therapy with a middle-aged, extremely lonely man who "believes" that the owners of the house are perverts.
5) Young Heroin Addict William Glasser, M.D.
Dr. Glasser counsels James, a 15 year-old, incarcerated on a theft charge.
6) Siblings Deal With Elderly Parents William Glasser, M.D.
One sister is the "poor me" care giver and the other wants her to put their parents in a nursing home and get on with her life. Dr. Glasser counsels the sisters together.
7) Man Using Hypomanic Behaviors William Glasser, M.D.
Robert, who is choosing to drive his behavioral car at top speed is counseled by Dr. Glasser to pause and begin taking smaller steps to gain more effective control of his life.
8) Tom Resists Committing to Emily William Glasser, M.D.
Tom and Emily are a typical young couple where commitment is a problem in their relationship. Simply stated, Emily wants to get married; Tom doesn't. Dr. Glasser sees each of them individually.