Getting Past Resistance to Change
Change is seldom an easy or simple process. It helps to have an understanding of the reasons for resistance to change, and respect for the difficulties involved.
Dr Bloom has been teaching psychotherapy skills for more than 35 years and he still enjoys going to work every day. After a PhD at the Wright Institute and an internship at the California Pacific Medical Center, he joined the Department of Psychiatry at the University of South Dakota, where he worked with a child psychiatrist to develop the inpatient adolescent program at Avera McKennan hospital. In 1983 he became the Director of Behavioral Science for the Sioux Falls Family Medicine Residency program and joined the Department of Family Medicine at the University of South Dakota. He is a regular presenter at national professional meetings and has published numerous peer-reviewed articles. Thinking Like a Therapist is his third book. He lives with his wife, Katie in Sioux Falls, South Dakota where he rides his bike to work year round. He is proud of his three grown children and spends all the time he can with his grandchild. He also enjoys sailing, bow hunting, fishing and traveling. He has retired from being an awful amateur hockey goalie.
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