Words Against the Void: Poems by an Existential Psychologist   Published by University of the Rockies Press.

Frank and Ernest Career Advice: How to Make Your Job Work for You

New York: Topper Books,1990.

Psychotherapeutic and self-help techniques applied to the workplace.

Instant Relief: The Encyclopedia of Self-Help

New York: Seaview Books, 1979 (With Dick Hobson).

"First Aid" advice for dealing with 100 common problems of living.

American Politics And Humanistic Psychology (Editor)

Dallas: Saybrook Publishers, 1984.

(Reprinted as Politics and Innocence by Norton in 1986).  Chapters about humanistic psychology's contributions to the political arena.

Tolstoy's Lament (Poems)

St. Petersburg, Russia. 1993.

(Poems in English, with Russian translations by Marina Kleimitz)

Poems written about my five trips to Russia, Russian-American relations, and Russia's struggle.

Out of Print

Existential Humanistic Psychology

Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole, 1971.

Based on a lecture series I coordinated at UCLA. Contains chapters by James Bugental, Charlotte Buhler, Henri Peyer.  Existential Humanistic Psychology. (Editor).  

Out of Print

Nasreddin the Psychologist

Sherman Oaks: Garden Wall Publishers, 2014.

This delightful, whimsical, and often profound book depicts the legendary wise fool Nasreddin as a modern psychologist dispensing astute and ludicrous advice to gullible seekers.

Illustrated by Linda Hawkins.

Mullah Nasreddin the Psychologist (Persian Edition)

Sherman Oaks: Garden Wall Publishers, 2015.

This delightful, whimsical, and often profound book depicts the legendary wise fool Nasreddin as a modern psychologist dispensing astute and ludicrous advice to gullible seekers.

Now translated into Farsi.

Animals I Have Known

Sherman Oaks: Garden Wall Publishers, 2016.

A collection of entertaining, whimsical poems by psychologist and dog lover Tom Greening with colorful, amusing drawings by artist Linda Hawkins.

Poems for Yale Classmates: 65th Reunion

Sherman Oaks: Garden Wall Publishers, 2017.

A collection of humorous and serious poems for the Yale Class of 1952 on the occasion of its 65th and final reunion.

Jazz Poems

Sherman Oaks: Garden Wall Publishers, 2017.

A collection of poems inspired by a life of enjoying jazz.  One night by chance I tuned in to WOV New York “Robbin’s Nest” and was introduced to jazz.

Fruits & Veggies I Have Known

Sherman Oaks: Garden Wall Publishers, 2018.

This is my collection of poems inspired by a life of enjoying fruits and vegetables. One afternoon I chanced upon a fresh produce market and was overwhelmed by the variety on the shelves.

My poems have also been published in The American Scholar, Awakening, Breakthrough, Detente, Fellowship, In Context, Inquiring Mind, Jazzbeat, The Lyric, The Nonviolent Activist, Orim–A Jewish Journal at Yale, sgraffito, Ten Directions, Voices, Journal of Couple's Therapy, Journal of Poetry Therapy, Somatics and other professional journals, books, and popular magazines.  Some have been translated into Russian, Chinese, and Nepalese.

War Poems: Reflections by a Fortunate American

Sherman Oaks: Garden Wall Publishers, 2018.

The poems in this book partially reflect my experience as a bystander, a lucky survivor who feels indebted.

Holocaust Poems: A Gentile's Perspective

Sherman Oaks: Garden Wall Publishers, 2018.

These poems are part of my attempt as a Gentile to deal with the Holocaust, ultimately a doomed effort.

Donkey owner: "Mullah Nasreddin, I know you help humans, but can you help my donkey"?

Nasreddin the Psychologist    

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