Originally published in the Harvard Monthly in March 1903, “The Ph.D. Octopus” by Harvard philosopher William James, offers a powerful critique of the “tyrannical Machine” of graduate education and the growing obsession with examinations, diplomas, and “decorative titles.”
Writer Levi Asher uses a simple scenario to explain a theory by William James.
In this rare video, Virginia Satir demonstrates problem-solving in a family.
Virginia Satir demonstrates her family therapy techniques through role play with a patient.
Virginia Satir works with a patient on family issues through role play and question and answer.
In 1985, Virginia Satir presented a keynote address to the National Association for NLP in Denver, Colorado.
“We must not allow other people’s limited perceptions to define us.” – Virginia Satir.
The problems of society result less from an intrinsic “evil” in human nature than from our failure to stop repeating behavior patterns from the past.
At the beginning of many of her workshop training sessions, Satir delivered a meditation. She believed that meditation tapped into the deepest part of ourselves and gave us easy access to our resources.
Improvement is always possible. This conviction is the heart of the transformation system developed by family therapist Virginia Satir. Her system helps people improve their lives by transforming the way they see and express themselves.