Coping with Transition

In this episode Beyond R Managing Director Michael Middleton talks with eminent Psychologist Nancy Schlossberg about how we can cope with transition and in particular during the coronavirus lockdown.

Nancy K. Schlossberg spent most of her career as a professor of counseling psychology. She taught at Howard University, Wayne State, and 26 years at the University of Maryland, College Park. Nancy K. Schlossberg is the author of nine books. She is co-president of TransitionWorks, a consulting firm; professor emerita at the College of Education, University of Maryland, College Park; and served as president of the National Career Development Association.

She has been honored for her work by the American Psychological Association and the American Counseling Association. A frequent guest on radio and TV, Dr. Schlossberg’s work was showcased on page one of USA Today, and quoted in the New York Times, the St. Petersburg Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Cleveland’s The Plain Dealer.

She and her book, Retire Smart, Retire Happy, were the focus of a 90-minute PBS special, “Retire Smart, Retire Happy.” Her new book, Revitalizing Retirement develops more fully the importance of paying attention to one’s psychological portfolio. Her second edition of Overwhemed: Coping with Life’s Ups and Downs has been translated in Japanese and is used widely in training.