Trauma & Choice Theory

trauma

Because Dr. Glasser taught that focusing on the past is futile, some people might think that discussing trauma as a Choice Theory practitioner is discouraged. I disagree. When we experience […]

Counselors Turned Coaches: Lessons Learned

I hang out with a lot of counselors, therapists and social workers, and many of them are discouraged about the same things: clients who don’t seem to want to make […]

The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour

Kim Olver is a coach, counselor and director of the William Glasser Institute. My organization is cosponsoring a great conference with her July 26-29, 2017, including a full-day workshop on […]

Academy of Choice

Coaching is different from counseling. A counselor helps people with serious issues. Most counseling is done in person; coaching is often done by phone. Counselors work with clients who often have diagnoses from the DSM, while coaches work with clients more in the area of self-growth and development. Coaches do not provide emergency services.