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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

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

shelterofeachotherThe Shelter of Each Other: Rebuilding Our Families

anothercountryAnother Country: Navigating the Emotional Terrain of Our Elders

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

letterstoayoungtherapistLetters to a Young Therapist: Stories of Hope and Healing

caringforyourparentsCaring for Your Parents: The Complete Family Guide

writingtochangetheworldWriting to Change the World

seekingpeaceSeeking Peace: Chronicles of the Worst Buddhist in the World

seekingpeaceThe Green Boat: Reviving Ourselves in Our Capsized Culture

womenrowingnorthWomen Rowing North: Navigating Life’s Currents and Flourishing As We Age


realboysReal Boys: Rescuing Our Sons From the Myths of Boyhood

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

adifferentplainA Different Plain: Contemporary Nebraska Fiction Writers

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

bigemptyThe Big Empty: Contemporary Nebraska Nonfiction Writers

>> 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

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

Posted to BookGuide in April 2010 sdc | Last updated July 2020 sdc