Summer 2018 Classes

  For Summer 2018, I will be teaching one undergraduate and one graduate class: PSY498 Seminar in Psychology COU585 Contemporary Issues in Counseling Here are the required books...

Drugs That Boost Mood: Do You Even Have a Mood Disorder?

Latest blog post: Drugs That Boost Mood: Do You Even Have a Mood Disorder? By Jonathan D. Raskin, Ph.D. on March 09, 2018 in...

Alternatives to DSM-5 Suitable for Therapists (Advance Online Publication)

What Might an Alternative to the DSM Suitable for Psychotherapists Look Like? Journal of Humanistic Psychology Jonathan D. Raskin First Published March 7, 2018...

Blog Post: Do You Need a Psychologist to Tell You Trump is Crazy?

New blog post. Do psychologists know anything about this guy that everyone else can’t see just by paying attention?

Spring 2018 Class

For Spring 2018, I will be teaching: PSY412 Abnormal Psychology The required book to purchase for this class is as follows: Comer, R. J....

Top 10 Things You May Not Know About the ICD-10

New blog post on the ICD-10. American mental health professionals are often quite unfamiliar with aspects the ICD-10, despite its relevance to their work....

Special Issue on Ethics Available as Advance Online Publications

I have two articles in a special issue on ethics slated to appear in the Journal of Constructivist Psychology. The articles are currently available...

Counselor Attitudes Toward DSM-5 Article Published

Dr. Michael C. Gayle and I have coauthored a research article on counselor attitudes toward the DSM-5. The article appears in the November 2017 issue of the...

Can Therapists Really Share Power with Clients?

New post on my blog, “Making Meaning: Constructing Understandings in a Confusing World.” Excerpt: When a therapist gives power away, what does this mean? Does the...

What Kind of Expert Is a Psychotherapist?

New blog post, “What Kind of Expert Is a Psychotherapist?”