Fall 2017 Class and Books

During the Fall 2017 semester, I will be teaching one graduate class:

The books for this class, which can be purchased online or from the campus bookstore, are as follows:

Summer 2017 Classes and Required Books

For Summer 2017, I will be teaching one undergraduate and one graduate class:

  • PSY498 Seminar in Psychology
  • COU585 Contemporary Issues in Counseling

Here are the required books for these classes:

Counselor Attitudes about DSM-5 Paper Available as Advance Online Publication

My coauthored article with Mike Gayle on counselor attitudes toward the DSM-5 is now available as an advance online publication. Check it out.


Gayle, M. C., & Raskin, J. D. (2017). DSM-5: Do counselors really want an alternative? Journal of Humanistic Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0022167817696839


The results of a survey exploring counselor attitudes toward the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) are presented. The survey revealed that counselors have mixed attitudes toward the DSM. They view DSM positively and see it as both beneficial to their profession and important in determining treatment. They also believe that DSM-5 revisions reflect the best science available. Counselors worry that the DSM prioritizes diagnosis over treatment, have concerns about proposed DSM-5 revisions, and support developing alternatives to the DSM.