Join us for a Mitchell-Reed Community of Learners lecture at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29 in the West Library Orientation Room.
Mike Bishop, associate professor of graduate counseling, will present Me and My Gremlin: Addressing Self-defeating Behaviors. Have you ever wondered why you do the things you do? Why do you feel the way you do? Why do you keep doing self-defeating behaviors over and over again? We all have a little Gremlin sitting on our shoulder whispering things into our ears lobbying how you should act, think and feel. No, you do not need medication; it is a common human occurrence. Come learn how your gremlin influences you to fail and how to combat its influence in your life, work and relationships.
Dr. Bishop is an associate professor of counseling at Texas Wesleyan University. He is a clinical fellow and approved supervisor for the American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy (AAMFT). He has been a practicing marriage and family therapist for 25 years. He has served as the president of the Texas Association for Marriage & Family Therapy (TAMFT) and has recently been elected to the Board of Directors of AAMFT. Dr. Bishop has also served on the Arlington Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Council and was the athlete assistance consultant for the Texas Rangers Baseball Club for six seasons.
Brown bag lunches are welcome; light refreshments provided by the Office of the Provost.