Jennice Vilhauer, PhD, is the director of the Adult Outpatient Psychotherapy Program and an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science in the School of Medicine at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. The developer of Future Directed Therapy, she has over twelve years of experience training psychologists and psychiatrists in cognitive therapy and helping clients create better futures.
"Geared toward helping readers invent their futures ... it
describes studies and exercises that teach how to set goals,
redirect thoughts, practice mindfulness, and generate solutions to
obstacles. Verdict: Vilhauer's distinct approach concentrates on
how to think about the life ahead. A worthy title for readers to
-- Library Journal
"Jennice Vilhauer's breakthrough book turns psychotherapy on its
head. Instead of focusing on regrets and worries, she moves us
toward the future to achieve personal growth and well-being. In a
masterstroke for positive psychology, she gives us a compelling,
step-by-step method for reaching our potential."
-- Jesse H. Wright, MD, PhD, coauthor of Breaking Free from Depression and Learning Cognitive-Behavior Therapy "If you feel stuck or find yourself struggling to meet your goals, this may be the most important book you will ever buy."
-- Marissa Burgoyne, PsyD, psychologist, Pepperdine University "A breakthrough direction in psychotherapy. This book revives the promise of advancing one's quality of life by actively working toward a better future."
-- Waguih William IsHak, MD, clinical professor of psychiatry, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA "Jennice Vilhauer has created a reader-friendly guide, loaded with powerful exercises and grounded in clinical expertise, to help readers develop skills that will steadily manifest more authenticity and fulfillment in their lives. A welcome gift."
-- Linda Graham, MFT, author of Bouncing Back: Rewiring Your Brain for Maximum Resilience and Well-Being