About Bob Wubbolding

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Robert 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, North Africa, and the Middle East.

His busy professional life includes Professor Emeritus of Xavier University, Faculty Associate of Johns Hopkins University, and Director of the Center for Reality Therapy. He is Senior Faculty for William Glasser International, Inc and was personally appointed by Dr. Glasser in 1988 to be the first Director of Training for his institute. In this position he coordinated and monitored the Certification, Supervisor, and Instructor Training programs until 2011.

He is a Psychologist, Professional Clinical Counselor, Board Certified Coach, and member of the American Psychological Association, the Ohio Psychological Association, the Cincinnati Academy for Professional Psychology, as well as the American Counseling Association, and the Ohio Counseling Association, Greater Cincinnati Counseling Association.

He has received the Marvin Rammelsberg Award presented to a person in a helping profession who best exemplifies the qualities of friendship, brotherhood, and humanitarianism, and who displays exemplary leadership qualities and made outstanding contributions to professional organizations. He received the Herman J. Peters award for exemplary leadership to promote the profession of counseling and the Greater Cincinnati Counseling Association unique Recognition of Merit Award.

He also received the Mary Corre Foster award for exemplifying qualities of leadership within the counseling profession and promoting the standards of excellence within the profession and the University of Cincinnati College of Education Outstanding Alumnus Award. In 2014 he was named “Legend of Counseling” at the meeting of the American Counseling Association in Hawaii.

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, articles and 14 books, 31 chapters in textbooks including entries in counselling and psychology encyclopedias, and has taught Choice Theory and Reality Therapy in many countries, and developed a teaching tool for Reality Therapy, called the WDEP system. This expression of Reality Therapy facilitates both learning and practicing the skills individually, in groups, on an organizational basis by people around the world working in agencies, schools, and businesses.

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