Howard Rosenthal, EdD

Howard  Rosenthal, EdD Howard Rosenthal, EdD, is professor and program coordinator of Human Services at St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley. He is the author of a number of books including the Encyclopedia of Counseling, The Authentic Purple Book, and the companion audio program used by counselors nationwide to pass licensing and certification exams. The book took the number one slot for Routledge's 2010 top ten counseling book list for the US and overseas in 2010. His text Favorite Counseling and Therapy Techniques is a publisher's bestseller. Dr. Rosenthal has lectured to over 100,000 people. His website is

What if It's All Been a Big Fat Psychotherapeutic Lie?

By Howard Rosenthal, EdD