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"If we had in this room a hundred teachers, good teachers from good schools, and asked them to define the word education, there would be very little general agreement." -- William Glasser
William Glasser, M.D. (born May 11, 1925) is an American psychiatrist.

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, he is the developer of reality therapy and choice theory. His ideas, which focus on personal choice, personal responsibility and personal transformation, are considered controversial by mainstream psychiatrists, who focus instead on classifying psychiatric syndromes, and who often prescribe psychotropic medications to treat mental disorders. Glasser is also notable for applying his theories to broader social issues, such as education, management, and marriage, to name a few. Glasser notably deviates from conventional psychiatrists by warning the general public about the potential detriments caused by the profession of psychiatry in its traditional form because of the common goal to diagnose a patient with a mental illness and prescribe medications to treat the particular illness when, in fact, the patient may simply be acting out of unhappiness, not a brain disorder. Glasser advocated the consideration of mental health as a public health issue.

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Total Books: 63
Eight Lessons for a Happier Marriage
2007 - Eight Lessons for a Happier Marriage (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780061336928
ISBN-10: 0061336920
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Parenting & Relationships, Nonfiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 1

Warning Psychiatry Can Be Hazardous to Your Mental Health
Counseling with Choice Theory
2001 - Counseling with Choice Theory (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780060953669
ISBN-10: 0060953667
Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
 1

Choice Theory A New Psychology of Personal Freedom
1999 - Choice Theory a New Psychology of Personal Freedom (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780060930141
ISBN-10: 0060930144
Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 7

The Quality School
1998 - The Quality School (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780060952860
ISBN-10: 0060952865
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Nonfiction
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 3

The Quality School Teacher A Companion Volume to The Quality School
1998 - The Quality School Teacher a Companion Volume to the Quality School (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780060952853
ISBN-10: 0060952857
Genres: Nonfiction, Engineering & Transportation
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 1

Choice Theory in the Classroom
1998 - Choice Theory in the Classroom (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780060952877
ISBN-10: 0060952873
Genre: Nonfiction
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 3

Staying Together The Control Theory Guide to a Lasting Marriage
The Quality School Teacher A Companion Volume to The Quality School
1993 - The Quality School Teacher a Companion Volume to the Quality School (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780060950194
ISBN-10: 0060950196
Genre: Nonfiction
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
 5

The Quality School Managing Students Without Coercion
1992 - The Quality School Managing Students Without Coercion (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780060969554
ISBN-10: 0060969555
Genre: Nonfiction
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 5

The Quality School Managing Students Without Coercion
1990 - The Quality School Managing Students Without Coercion (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780060965136
ISBN-10: 0060965134
Genre: Nonfiction
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
 2

Control Theory in the Classroom
1986 - Control Theory in the Classroom (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780060960858
ISBN-10: 006096085X
Genre: Nonfiction
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
 3

Control Theory A New Explanation of How We Control Our Lives
1985 - Control Theory a New Explanation of How We Control Our Lives (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780060912925
ISBN-10: 0060912928
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
 6

Stations of the Mind New Directions for Reality Therapy
1981 - Stations of the Mind New Directions for Reality Therapy (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780060114787
ISBN-10: 0060114789
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Medicine
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Positive Addiction
1976 - Positive Addiction [Harper Colophon Books] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780060912499
ISBN-10: 0060912499
Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 4

Schools Without Failure
1975 - Schools Without Failure [Perennial Library] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780060803490
ISBN-10: 0060803495
Genre: Nonfiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1

Reality Therapy A New Approach to Psychiatry
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