Les Greenberg

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Date of Birth: 09/30/1945

Age: 71

Birthplace: Johannesburg

Citizenship: Canada

Emotionally Focused Therapist

Leslie Samuel Greenberg was born in Johannesburg, South Africa (Johannesburg, South Africa), September 30, 1945-th.

Greenberg - emeritus professor of psychology at York University in Toronto (Toronto) and the director of the Clinic emotionally-focused therapy.

His studies address issues relating to empathy, psychotherapeutic processes, emotions and therapeutic alliance in human functioning.

Leslie studied engineering and worked as an engineer before he received his PhD in psychology at York University in 1975.

With the support of its curator, Laura North Rice (Laura North Rice), who studied with Carl Rogers (Carl Rogers) at the University of Chicago, Greenberg began conducting research psychotherapeutic processes in an attempt to create a mathematical model of the interaction between the therapist and the client using the techniques of dissection of the general problem into a series of composite (task analysis).

Early in his career Leslie influenced neo-constructivist model of intelligence piazhenskaya Juan Pascual-Leone (Juan Pascual-Leone). Greenberg first academic position was at the University of British Columbia, at the department of counseling psychology. He finished externship in Psychical Research Institute in California (California) in 1981.

Initially trained in the spirit of client-centered psychotherapy, Leslie subsequently collided with Gestalt therapy and over the years has been exposed to many other approaches, including system-vzaimodencheskuyu, psychodynamic and cognitive therapy. He returned to the University of York in 1986, where he became a professor of psychology.

Greenberg has published numerous articles and co-authored major books on the subject emotionally focused therapy. He became one of the founders of the Society for the study of psychotherapy integration (SEPI). Leslie was president of the Society of psychotherapy research (SPR), from whom he received the award in 2004 for outstanding research `within karery`.

The Canadian Psychological Association awarded the professional Greenberg Award `for outstanding contribution to psychology in professiyu`. The American Psychological Association has awarded Leslie `for professional contributions to applied issledovaniya`. Additionally, Greenberg won the Carl Rogers (Carl Rogers).

Leslie was on the editorial board of many psychotherapy journals, including the `Journal of Clinical Psychology`,` Journal of Consulting & Clinical Psychology` and `Journal of Family Psychology`. He also contributed to the development of the magazine `Journal of Marital & Family Therapy`,` Journal of Psychotherapy Integration` and `Psychotherapy Research`.

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