Author Archives: Gary M. Jordan Ph.D.

About Gary M. Jordan Ph.D.

Gary M. Jordan, Ph.D. is a premier authority on behavioral theories and assessment construction. He has over 32 years of experience in clinical psychology, behavioral assessment, individual development, and coaching. Gary earned his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology – Berkeley, and spent 18 years in private practice where he specialized in helping angry adolescents, couples in conflict, and individuals searching for more meaning and satisfaction in life.

The If/Then Double Lie

On the first page of our book, Unlock the Power of Your Perception, Lynda-Ross and I point out that no one seeks self-awareness for the sake of self-awareness. People seek self-discovery because they believe that something is wrong, and they … Continue reading

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Look for the best in others – it’s good for you!!

Many studies in psychology and sociology demonstrate the reality that human beings wither in isolation and thrive in community. The saying, “No man is an island,” is true. Alone we falter, together we can see and accomplish so much more.

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Do Opposites Attract or Repel?

We are all intuitively aware of what we don’t do, and we admire people who can do those things. So, initially, people who seem opposite from us can be incredibly attractive. This is especially true for people with a Perceptual … Continue reading

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Exciting News

When people discover Perceptual Style Theory, they gain a new awareness of themselves, which is always validating. However, they often feel that applying their new knowledge in a world of people unaware of the theory or Perceptual Style is difficult.

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It’s Time to Celebrate Who You Are

When you take our Perceptual Style Assessment (PSA), your results arrive in an action guide titled Celebrate You. We chose that title very carefully – it reflects the joy and excitement people experience when introduced to the concepts of Perceptual … Continue reading

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The Joy of Flow

I’m lying on my back underneath my house in central Texas repairing a copper pipe that burst during the February ’21 deep freeze. After locating the leak by pressurizing the pipes with water and finding where it cascades, like a … Continue reading

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Perceptual Style, Communication, and Ego

Like many of you, my wife and I enjoy watching series on one of the many available streaming services. Getting involved in a story with interesting characters that develops over time is an enjoyable distraction from life’s daily challenges. While … Continue reading

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New Beginnings – Real and Premature

For over 12 months now, we’ve lived with global change due to COVID-19, and we have all responded to it with the typical human response to change.

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Gary explores the concepts of change and transition with the overlay of COVID-19

COVID and the Change Crisis Heraclitus said, “There is nothing permanent except change.” Change is constant, but people don’t really like change. Even people who say they do are usually referring to things they have direct control of or events … Continue reading

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Yes, You Can Be Successful at Marketing

Marketing was never my forte.  I was talking to some people about my struggles with marketing but before I even finished my sentence one of the people I was speaking to said, “I can tell you how to do that. … Continue reading

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