Unhappy Teenagers: A Way for Parents and Teachers to Reach Them
The bestselling author of Choice Theory and Reality Therapy offers a powerful approach for helping troubled teens.
During his decades-long career as a therapist, Dr. William Glasser has often counseled parents and teenagers, healing shattered families and changing lives with his advice. Now, in his first book on the lessons he has learned, he asks parents to reject the "common sense" that tells them to "lay down the law" by grounding teens, or to try to coerce them into changing their behavior. These strategies have never worked, asserts Dr. Glasser, and never will. Instead he offers a different approach based upon Choice Theory.
Glasser spells out the seven deadly habits parents practice, and then shows them how to accomplish goals by changing their own behavior. Most important, however, in Unhappy Teenagers, Dr. Glasser provides a groundbreaking method that all parents can use with confidence and love to keep a strong relationship with their child.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - csweder - LibraryThing
Glassers books are meant to be able to be read by anyone, not just counselors and counseling students. This makes them easier to read, however at times, also pretty repetitive of previous books (I ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - arielfl - LibraryThing
William Glasser created a kind of therapy called Choice Theory which as far as I understand it to be means you no longer argue with your teenager or anyone really, you give them a choice. All ... Read full review
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