Since entering the field of mental health in 1978, Jeffrey Bryan has been a practicing psychotherapist and a supervisor. He is a licensed Clinical Social Worker and Board Certified Diplomate.
In addition to a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters of Social Work, Mr. Bryan has obtained an advanced Certification in Family Therapy and Marriage Counseling, Imago Relationship Therapy, and Eriksonian Hypnotherapy.
When Mr. Bryan wrote The Operating Manual For The Self, he had conducted over 40,000 clinical interviews. The information gained from clients and patients, combined with extensive reading and training, has resulted in the theory and practice of The Operating Manual For The Self.
Mr. Bryan established the International Institute for Self-Development. The Institute has a vision and a broad mission, and utilizes The Operating Manual For The Self as one of its theoretical foundations. In addition to acting as Executive Director, Mr. Bryan provides self-development and self-esteem coaching, leadership training, conducts workshops, and writes educational articles for the Institute.
Linda Rose, LCSW, has been practicing psychotherapy since 1987. She is a graduate of Adelphi University and has obtained a certificate in Object Relations. She works with individuals, families, couples, and groups. She specializes in Women’s issues, relationship and sex therapy. She also incorporates spiritual issues in her work when requested by her clients. She has developed an expertise on women in mid-life, and runs short term support and discussion groups for women in this developmental stage. Ms. Rose has a particular interest in self-esteem.
As a staff member of the International Institute for Self Development, Ms. Rose offers self-development coaching, self-esteem coaching, and is head of our self-esteem coaching program.