Dr. Thomas Gordon (1918-2002) was an American clinical psychologist, best known for his Gordon Method, primarily a method to improve relationships between parents and children that was later developed into a general communication method to improve all relationships: parents-children, teachers-pupils, employers-workers, and also relationships between teenagers.
Dr. Thomas Gordon was the founder of Gordon Training International Foundation and the model “Gordon” is used successfully world-wide. He has written nine books, published in 28 languages in total print of over six million copies.
Dr. Gordon has been nominated three times for the Nobel Peace Prize. In 1999 he was awarded with the Gold Medal Award of the American Psychological Foundation for enduring contribution to the field of psychology. He was also the recipient of the 2000 Lifetime Achievement Award of the California Psychological Association.