About the Author
He has written over 130 articles, essays, and chapters in textbooks as well as ten books and published nine videos on Reality Therapy including the widely acclaimed books Reality Therapy for the 21st Century, and A Set of Directions for Putting and Keeping Yourself Together.
His busy professional life includes director of the Center for Reality Therapy, Professor Emeritus at Xavier University in Cincinnati Ohio, and Senior Faculty for The William Glasser Institute in Los Angeles. In 1987 he was personally appointed by Dr. Glasser to be the first Director of Training for the Institute. In this position he coordinates and monitors the Certification, Supervisor, and Instructor Training programs.
Formerly he consulted with the drug and alcohol abuse programs of the U.S. Army and Air Force. He was a group counselor at a halfway house for women, an elementary and secondary school counselor, a high school teacher, and a teacher of adult basic education. For two years he taught for the University of Southern California in their overseas programs in Japan, Korea, and Germany.
Professional memberships include: Professional Clinical Counselor, Psychologist, member of the American Counseling Association, APA, the American Mental Health Counseling Association, and many other national and state psychological and counseling associations.
Awards received include:
Marvin Rammelsberg Award presented to a person in a helping profession best exemplifying qualities of friendship, brotherhood, and humanitarianism, displays exemplary leadership qualities, made outstanding contributions to professional organizations
Herman J. Peters Award for exemplary leadership to promote the profession of counseling
Greater Cincinnati Counseling Association unique Recognition of Merit Award
Mary Corre Foster Award for exemplifying qualities of leadership within the counseling profession and promoting the standards of excellence within the profession
Distinguished Alumnus Award, College of Education, University of Cincinnati 2002
Distinguished Counseling Graduate of the 1970s decade, Counseling Department, College of Education, University of Cincinnati 2005
Gratitude Award for Initiating Reality Therapy in the United Kingdom from the Institute for Reality Therapy United Kingdom, 2009
"He is one of my closest and most trusted associates. I couldn't recommend anyone more highly." William Glasser, MD, Founder of Reality Therapy.