Learning Resources by

Thomas S. Greenspon


Tom Greenspon is a Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and author in private practice in Minneapolis. He earned a B.A. from Yale and a Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Illinois in 1968. After a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Rochester, NY, he joined the faculty of the Medical Center at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, where he was involved in teaching, research, and counseling until moving to the Twin Cities in 1977. Tom lectures and writes on a variety of topics, including couples’ and family relationships, intimacy and sexuality, and the emotional needs of gifted children and adults. He is a member of several professional organizations, he has authored a monograph on adolescent-adult relationships for the Unitarian Universalist Association, entitled Human Connections, and a number of his articles have appeared in professional journals.


Freeing Our Families From Perfectionism

Life Balance   College | Book

Perfectionism is not about doing our best. It’s not about the struggle for excellence, or the healthy striving for high goals. Perfectionism is about believing that if we can just do something...