Bob2Robert E. Wubbolding, EdD, internationally known teacher, author and practitioner of Reality Therapy has taught Choice Theory and Reality Therapy in the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

His contributions to the theory and practice include the ideas of “Positive Symptoms,” “The Cycle of Counseling,” “Five Levels of Commitment,” and others. He has also expanded significantly the Procedure of “evaluation.” He has written over 125 essays and chapters in text books as well as ten books and published seven videos on Reality Therapy including the widely acclaimed books Reality Therapy for the 21st Century, Understanding Reality Therapy, Counselling with Reality Therapy and Employee Motivation.

His busy professional life includes Professor Emeritus of Xavier University and director of the Center for Reality Therapy. He is Senior Faculty for The William Glasser Institute in Los Angeles and personally appointed by Dr. Glasser to be the first Director of Training for the Institute. In this position he coordinates and monitors the Certification, Supervisor, and Instructor Training programs.

His professional goal has been to make Reality Therapy respectable, respected, practical, cross-cultural, and universally applicable. To achieve this goal, he has sought to strengthen the delivery system, publish chapters, articles, and books, taught Choice Theory and Reality Therapy in many countries, and developed Reality Therapy as the WDEP system. This expression of Reality Therapy facilitates both learning and practicing the skills individually, in groups, on an organizational basis by people in North America and around the world working in agencies, schools, and businesses.

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