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General Information

Name:  Thomas S Greenspoon PhD  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction


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Dr. Greenspoon earned his Ph. D. in psychology from the University of Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Dr. Greenspoon, is a licensed psychologist and licensed marriage and family therapist in private practice. Tom lectures and writes on a variety of topics including perfectionism and the emotional needs of gifted children and adults.After a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Rochester, NY, he joined the faculty of the Medical Center at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, where he was involved in teaching, research, and counseling until moving to the Twin Cities in 1977. Tom lectures and writes on a variety of topics, including couples' and family relationships, and the emotional needs of gifted children and adults. He is a member of several professional organizations, he has authored a monograph on adolescent-adult relationships for the Unitarian Universalist Association, entitled Human Connections, and a number of his articles have appeared in professional journals. His first book, Freeing Our Families From Perfectionism, has won the National Parenting Publications Gold Award and a Parents' Choice Award.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Freeing our families from perfectionism /
ISBN: 1575421038. OCLC Number: 47844890

Free Spirit Pub.,. .