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Thomas S Greenspon, Phd

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Dr. Greenspon earned his Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Illinois.

Biography: Thomas S. Greenspon, Ph.D., is a psychologist, marriage and family therapist, author, and lecturer in private practice in Minneapolis with his wife, Barbara. His practice has included extensive work with gifted and talented individuals and families. In addition to professional articles on the self experience of giftedness, and on intimacy, sexuality, and couple therapy, Tom has authored two popular books on understanding and overcoming perfectionism. He teaches the course, “Couple Therapy: A Contemporary Psychoanalytic Sensibility,” at the Minnesota Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Thomas S Greenspon PhD on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Moving past perfect :
ISBN: 1575423871 OCLC: 747713024

Free Spirit Pub., Minneapolis, MN : ©2012.

Looks at the difficulty of overcoming a perfectionist attitude, explains what perfectionism is and where it originates, and describes steps that parents and families can take to eliminate the trait.

What to do when good enough isn't good enough :
ISBN: 1575422344 OCLC: 73993336

Free Spirit Pub., Minneapolis, MN : ©2007.

A guide to help you decide what your goal is and if it is worth it.