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Reality Therapy founder
Wm Glasser
Also well-known for practices with Reality Therapy
Robert Wubbolding
Director for the Center of Reality Therapy in Cincinnati, OH
Robert Wubbolding
known as 2nd cousin to CBT
Reality Therapy
Students/clients are responsible for how they think, act, & feel.
Do not allow individuals to blame others or giving control to other people or current/past situations
Basic assumptions-reality therapy
Behavior is aimed at satisfying 5 Basic Needs____________(goal is to meet the needs)
Survival, belonging power/achievement, freedon, fun
Individuals develop ___________of people, objects or events ALONG WITH how we believe we can best fulfill our needs
pictures or images
Define mental health from Reality Therapy perspective
1)successfully meet their five basic needs 2)choose thoughts, feelings, and behaviors responsibly 3)have an internal sense of control 4)have “social interest”
Strategies developed by Glasser & Wubbolding:
WDEP:Wants, Direction/doing, Evaluate, Plan/Commit
Reality Therapist's role (2)
1. Help students/clients change what they want. (OR)
2. Help them change what they are doing to get what they want.
Total Behavior in the DOing of WDEP:
Acting, Thinking, Feeling, Physiology (ATFP)
Elements of a Good Plan in Reality Therpay:
1) Close as possible to the want 2)simple to understnd 3)realistic to attain 4)doing, rather than not doing, 5)not need others to carry out, 6)repetitive prac. 7) can do immediately, 8)written form
Two tenets of Reality Therapy
Allow No Excuses for ineffective & miserable behavior & Never Give Up: Don’t confirm the failure identity
Reality Counselor's stance
Counselor confronts client with the reality and consequences of their actions and does not except excuses, justification, blaming
Does not focus on _______, rather focuses on ___________ & ______________
past, strengths and potentials