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Dr. Martin H. Levinson gave a reading from his new book The Drug Problem: A New View Using the General Semantics Approach at a meeting of the New York Society for General Semantics at the Ellis Institute in New York City in October, 2002. (Dr. Levinson's book is available from ISGS.)

The NYSGS and the Institute of General Semantics sponsored a four-workshop Saturday colloquium, "Putting Counseling Theory into Practice," on November 9 at the Ellis Institute. Albert Ellis spoke about "The Scientific Basis of Rational-Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)"; Kevin Wadalavage, Vice-President of the Outreach Project, spoke on "Applying Research in Practice Settings: Lessons Learned in the Addictions Field," Katherine Liepe-Levinson and Martin Levinson gave a talk on "A General Semantics Approach to Reducing Student Alienation"; and Allen Flagg spoke about "Non-Aristotelian Epistemology Applied to Lucid Dreaming and Lucid Waking."

On December 5th John Sarno, M.D., gave a lecture on "Mind-body Disorders."

At the National Prevention Network conference in San Diego, California, on November 5th, Dr. Martin Levinson and his wife Dr. Katherine Liepe-Levinson gave a presentation on "The use of general semantics in drug prevention."

For more information, including the New York Society's 2003 lecture schedule, or a copy of the Society's newsletter, Verbal Level, contact NYSGS President Allen Flagg at 212532-1467, or, or visit
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Date:Dec 22, 2002
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