Title of Keynote Presentation:

The Train and the Train Track, The Fork in the Road, WDEP, and Other Critical Issues Such as “Where will the Institute be in 10 Years?”

Brief Bio:    Robert E. Wubbolding, EdD, LPCC, BC

Bob loves to travel around the world to teach reality therapy. He and his wife Sandie enjoy working side by side writing and publishing 18 books and many articles and chapters in textbooks. He retired from Xavier University and they attend every men’s home basketball game. A special pleasure for them is to socialize with family and friends. He wonders why they never ask him any questions about reality therapy!

He was the Director of Training for the William Glasser Institute for 23 years. He also has taught choice theory/reality therapy in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North America. His contributions to CT/RT include: a third filter, a major expansion of reality therapy in the spirit of William Glasser, and many other expansions of reality therapy.



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Brief Bio:    Kim Olver, MS, LCPC, NCC, BCC

Kim Olver is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, a National Certified Coach, senior faculty and the current Executive Director of WGI since 2013. Kim first learned CT/RT in 1987 and has been dissecting its many layers ever since. During COVID, she created the Mental Freedom Process as a way of assisting others to integrate CT on the fast track. Kim is the author of four books, Leveraging Diversity at Work, Secrets of Happy Couples, Choosing Me Now and A Choice Theory Psychology Guide to Relationships.



Professor Basheer Al-Rashidi holds a PhD in educational psychology from Ohio State University in 1982 and a PhD in Management and Leadership of organizations from Dandy University. He also holds an MS.C in Educational Psychology, Michigan State University, USA in 1978 and an MSC in psychology of PTSD from Hill University, United Kingdom in 1994 as well as Bachelors in Science from Kuwait University in 1975.

Prof. Al-Rashidi is Founder and chairman of psychological & educational consultancy office, 1982- 1989, the first of its kind in the Arab world. He VIP and Protocol is also the first Kuwaiti certified in CT and RT and the first Arab author to write about CT and RT in Arabic language.
Prof. Al-Rashidi published several books about choice theory and reality
Full Event Branding therapy and supervised many masters students who researched and wrote about choice theory and its application in academia and the work.