Publications

Books

Lester, G.W. (1995) Power With People: How to Handle Just About Anyone, to Accomplish Just About Anything (Sixth Printing). Ashcroft Press. (Purchase)

Lester, G.W. (2005) Shrunken Heads: The Insane, the Profane, and the Profound on the Road to Becoming a Psychologist. Ashcroft Press. (Purchase)

Lester, GW (2004) Borderline Personality Disorder: Treatment and Management that Works. Cross Country Education.

Lester, G.W. (2003) Personality Disorders in Social Work and Health Care, Third Edition. Cross Country Education.

Lester, G.W. (2003) Personality Disorders II: The Advanced Course. Cross Country Education.

Lester, G. W. (2006) Dialectical Behavior Therapy for the Real World. Cross Country Education.

Lester, G.W. (in preparation) Medicine for Everyday Life: What the Masters Discovered and Why it Made Them Happy. Ashcroft Press.

Book Chapters

Lester, G.W. (1985) Alternative psychotherapies for depression. In: Beckham, E. & Leber, W., (Eds.), Handbook of Depression: Theory, Treatment, and Research. Dorsey Press.

Lester, G.W. (1980) Assertiveness. In: Action Through Advocacy. Research and Training Center in Mental Retardation, Texas Tech University Press.


Articles

Lester, G.W. (in press) Surprise! Sports-oriented martial arts are the best self-defense for threats in the ‘real world.’ Black Belt Magazine.

Lester, G.W. (2002) Healing in difficult times. Coping Magazine, March/April, 34.

Lester, G.W. (2001) Personality disorders: practical tips. Living World, 12, 3, 6-7.

Lester, G.W. (2000) Why bad beliefs don’t die. The Skeptical Inquirer, 24, 6, 40-43. (Reprinted in India in The Atheist.)

Lester, G.W. (1998) The state of our profession and the mental health industry: a contrarian’s view. The Independent Practitioner, Summer, 127-131.

Lester, G.W. (1995) Dealing with the difficult diner. Restaurant Hospitality.

Lester, G.W. (1995) Dealing with personality disorders. The Priest Magazine, 51, 9, 39-42.

Lester, G.W. & Smith, S. (1993) Listening and talking to patients-a remedy for malpractice suits? The Western Journal of Medicine, 158, 3, 59-65. (Abstracted in The Journal of the American Medical Association, 1994.)

Lester, G.W. (1992) Stress - facts and fictions. The Houston Lawyer, March-April, 39-41.

Baucom, D.H. & Lester, G.W. (1986) The usefulness of cognitive restructuring as an adjunct to behavioral marital therapy. Journal of Behavior Therapy, 17, 385-403.

Lester, G.W. (1981) Does that sound familiar to you? Transactional Analysis Journal, 11, 318-319.

Lester, G.W., Beckham, E., & Baucom, D.H. (1980) Implementation of behavioral marital therapy. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 6, 189-199.

Lester, G.W. (1980) TA marital therapy. Transactional Analysis Journal, 10, 33-37.


Audio Programs

Lester, G.W., A Fresh Look at Stress.

Lester, G.W., Resolving Conflict.

Lester, G.W., Successful Diversification for the Mental Health Professional.

Lester, G.W., and Vandaegaer, P., Personality Disorders in Crisis Counseling.



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