Fall 2019 Textbook for PSY412 Abnormal Psychology

For Fall 2019, I will be teaching: PSY412 Abnormal Psychology The required book to purchase for this class is as follows: Raskin, J. D....

Online First Publication: The Practice of Context-Centered Psychotherapy

A new article in which I interview Jay Efran about how he structures his psychotherapy practice is now available as an online first publication:...

Are There Viable Alternatives to the DSM-5?

Check out my latest Psychology Today blog post. Here’s an excerpt: Despite oft-heard complaints about it, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders...

Textbooks for Summer 2019 Classes

For Summer 2019, I will be teaching two undergraduate classes: PSY273 Psychology of Adjustment PSY440 Clinical and Counseling Psychology Here are the required books for...

Article on Alternatives to the DSM Suitable for Psychotherapists

New article in the Journal of Humanistic Psychology: Raskin, J. D. (2019). What might an alternative to the DSM suitable for psychotherapists look like? Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 59(3),...

Podcast: Constructing Alternatives to the DSM

On MIA Radio, MIA’s Jessica Janze interviewed Dr. Jonathan Raskin, in the Department of Psychology at the State University of New York at New Paltz,...

The New FDA-Approved Antidepressant: Your Questions Answered

Blog post on the new FDA-approved antidepressant, esketamine.

Debate Over Gaming Disorder Is Not All Fun and Games

New blog post: Debate Over Gaming Disorder Is Not All Fun and Games Read all about it on my Psychology Today blog.  

Right Doesn’t Make Might

Check out my latest blog post examining why making others wrong rarely brings them around to your point of view.

Blog Post: “Sorry, I’m Gonna Have to Let You Go” as an Act of Bad Faith

Phone call etiquette and existential freedom Ever end a call by saying “I’m gonna have to let you go?” Let’s examine why this is...