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Nebraska Author Mary Pipher

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Mary Pipher, PhD

Dr. Mary Pipher, born October 21, 1947, received her BA in Cultural Anthropology from the University of California at Berkeley in 1969 and her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Nebraska in 1977. She has received two American Psychological Association Presidential Citations. In 2001, she was a Rockefeller Foundation Scholar in Residence at Bellagio, Italy. Dr. Pipher is a clinical psychologist, and an adjunct clinical professor in the English and Psychology departments at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Dr Pipher’s work combines her training in both the fields of psychology and anthropology. Her special area of interest is how American culture influences the mental health of its people.

Dr. Pipher has appeared on the “Today Show”, “20/20”, “The Charlie Rose Show, “The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer” and National Public Radio’s “Fresh Air”. Three of her books, Reviving Ophelia, The Shelter of Each Other, and Another Country were New York Times bestsellers. In addition to her books, she has written articles for Time Magazine, The Family Therapy Networker, USA Weekend, The Journal of Family Life, and many other publications. Dr. Pipher calls Lincoln, Nebraska home, but travels all over the world sharing her ideas with community groups, schools, and health care professionals.

Additional information about Mary Pipher can be found at the following Web sites:

Mary Pipher’s books

revivingopheliaReviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls
[1994]

hungerpainsHunger Pains: The Modern Woman’s Tragic Quest for Thinness
[1995]

shelterofeachotherThe Shelter of Each Other: Rebuilding Our Families
[1996]

anothercountryAnother Country: Navigating the Emotional Terrain of Our Elders
[1999]

middleofeverywhereThe Middle of Everywhere: The World’s Refugees Come to Our Town
[2002]

letterstoayoungtherapistLetters to a Young Therapist: Stories of Hope and Healing
[2003]

caringforyourparentsCaring for Your Parents: The Complete Family Guide
[2005]

writingtochangetheworldWriting to Change the World
[2006]

seekingpeaceSeeking Peace: Chronicles of the Worst Buddhist in the World
[2009]

seekingpeaceThe Green Boat: Reviving Ourselves in Our Capsized Culture
[2013]

ADDITIONAL TITLES THAT MARY PIPHER HAS CONTRIBUTED TO:

realboysReal Boys: Rescuing Our Sons From the Myths of Boyhood
[1999]

>> Mary Pipher provided a Foreward to this book by William S. Pollack


adifferentplainA Different Plain: Contemporary Nebraska Fiction Writers
[2004]

>> Mary Pipher provided the Introduction to this anthology edited by Ladette Randolph


bigemptyThe Big Empty: Contemporary Nebraska Nonfiction Writers
[2007]

>> Mary Pipher was one of the contributors to this anthology edited by Ladette Randolph


eyeofmyheartEye of My Heart: 27 Writers Reveal the Hidden Pleasures and Perils of Being a Grandmother
[2009]

>> Mary Pipher was one of the contributors to this anthology edited by Barbara Graham


Posted to BookGuide in April 2010 sdc | Last updated October 2016 sdc