Mary Pipher, the author of the best-selling Reviving Ophelia, graduated in Cultural Anthropology from the University of California at Berkeley in 1969 and received her Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska in Clinical Psychology in 1977. She has worked as a therapist and adjunct professor at the University of Nebraska and Nebraska Wesleyan University. She was a Rockefeller Scholar in Residence at Bellagio and has received two American Psychological Association Presidential Citations, one of which she returned to protest psychologists’ involvement in enhanced interrogations at Guantanamo. Pipher is the author of 9 books including her newest, The Green Boat: Reviving Ourselves in Our Capsized Culture.
Almost all of us minimize or normalize our enormous global problems