The Language Of Choice Theory

Paperback | January 20, 1999

byWilliam, M.D. Glasser

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In this companion volume to the bestselling Choice Theory, Dr. William Glasser and his wife, Carleen Glasser, have imagined typical conversations in real-life situations--between parent and child, two partners in a relationship, teacher and student, and boss and employee. On the left-hand page is a typical controlling order or threat, and on the right a more reasonable version, using choice theory, which is more likely to get a favorable response from the child, lover, student, or employee. Through these examples, the principles of choice theory come alive.

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This book brings relevant theories into practice by demonstrating how families, workplaces, classrooms, and relationships can benefit if we learn to give up control. It uses real-life conversations between a parent and child, two relationship partners, a teacher and student and a boss and employee to illustrate the contrast between the...

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In this companion volume to the bestselling Choice Theory, Dr. William Glasser and his wife, Carleen Glasser, have imagined typical conversations in real-life situations--between parent and child, two partners in a relationship, teacher and student, and boss and employee. On the left-hand page is a typical controlling order or threat, ...

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In this companion volume to the bestselling "Choice Theory," Dr. William Glasser and his wife, Carleen Glasser, have imagined typical conversations in real-life situations-- between parent and child, two partners in a relationship, teacher and student, and boss and employee. On the left-hand page is a typical controlling order or threa...

William Glasser, M.D., is a world-renowned psychiatrist who lectures widely. His numerous books have sold 1.7 million copies, and he has trained thousands of counselors in his Choice Theory and Reality Therapy approaches. He is also the president of the William Glasser Institute in Los Angeles.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 5.31 × 8 × 0.32 inPublished:January 20, 1999Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060953233

ISBN - 13:9780060953232

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Worth it... Choice theory sure needs tons of creativity to apply. But it's worth it.
Date published: 2013-05-11

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This book brings relevant theories into practice by demonstrating how families, workplaces, classrooms, and relationships can benefit if we learn to give up control. It uses real-life conversations between a parent and child, two relationship partners, a teacher and student and a boss and employee to illustrate the contrast between the controlling/threatening approach and the choice-theory approach. The Language of Choice Theory by William and Carleen Glasser is the companion to the best-selling Choice Theory.