“May You Live in Interesting Times” The Quest for Survival and the Roots of Happiness
We live under the ever-present threat of global warming, environmental collapse, and current economic uncertainty. Psychology has much to offer in understanding how people react when confronted with crises and how they can overcome the obstacles to making the behavioural changes essential for their survival.
Two Jobs – No Life? Balancing Work and Home
We live in an era of ‘superparents’ who are committed to both their careers and families. Balancing the demands of work and home, however, is no easy task. Dr. Marshall brings a practical, light-hearted approach to this subject matter, focusing on ways to balance and establish priorities so that all members of the family can emerge winners.
What’s the Matter With Kids Today? A Perspective on Canadian Youth
Best-selling author and family therapist, psychologist Peter Marshall provides perspective and solutions to some of our most pressing problems.
Smarter, Wiser and Headed for Success: Perspectives on Education
Challenging a negative view of education, Dr. Marshall discusses the advances and positive trends in education, where in many ways young people today are more highly educated and better prepared for the challenges of the working world than ever before.
From Socrates to Spock: Surviving the Childcare Experts
History has produced countless child-rearing experts – sometimes with suggestions we would now consider absurd, even dangerous – but never have there been as many ‘experts’ as there are today. Dr. Marshall speaks to the need for responsibility and accountability among professionals – and the need for parents and educators to become informed and critical consumers.