Presentations

  • Raskin, J. D. (2019, August 8-11). Reflections on writing an abnormal psychology textbook: George Kelly’s credulous approach in action. In D. Rockwell (Chair), Contemporary humanism: Phenomenology, emotion-focused therapy, and credulously teaching abnormality [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 126th Annual Convention, Chicago, IL, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2018, August 9-12). ICD-11, RDoC, PDM-2, and HiTOP: Viable alternatives to the DSM-5? In K. Yokoyama (Chair), Abnormal psychology, DSM-5, and diagnostic alternatives: Critical analyses and novel directions [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 125th Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2017, August 3-6). Teaching abnormal psychology abnormally. In S. R. Kamens & J. D. Raskin (Chairs), Abnormal perspectives on abnormal psychology: Getting heard, not marginalized [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 124th Annual Convention, Washington, DC, United States.
  • Panepinto, A. R., Raskin, J. D., & Efran, J. S. (2017, July 6-9). PCP vs DBT: Walking the middle path [Workshop]. 22nd International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology, Montreal, QC, Canada.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2017, July 6-9). Constructivism, ethics, and honesty in the age of post-truth and alternative facts [Workshop]. 22nd International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology, Montreal, QC, Canada.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2016, August 4-7). Top 10 things you might not know about the ICD-10. In A. Puente (Chair), ICD-10: Challenges for psychologists [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 123rd Annual Convention, Denver, CO, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2015, August 6-9). Discussant. In H. J. Stam (Chair), Multi-being: Post-structuralism, psychodynamics, and personal identity [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 122nd Annual Convention, Toronto, ON, Canada.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2015, August 6-9). How about an alternative to the DSM suitable for psychotherapists? In J. D. Raskin & F. Farley (Chairs), Beyond the DSM: Current trends in devising new diagnostic alternatives [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 122nd Annual Convention, Toronto, ON, Canada.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2015, July 15-17). Personal construct psychology: Where do we go from here? In V. Burr (Convener), PCP in the dusty crystal ball: Name branding and the challenge of sustainability [Plenary paper]. 21st International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology, Hertfordshire, England.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2014, September/2015, January). Categorical controversies: What’s new in the DSM-5? [Workshop]. Hudson Valley Guild of Mental Health Professionals, Woodstock, NY, United States (2014) and Hudson Valley Psychological Association, Poughkeepsie, NY, United States (2015).
  • Raskin, J. D., & Gayle, M. C. (2014, August 7-10). Do psychologists want an alternative to the DSM-5? In B. D. Robbins (Chair), DSM-5—Problems, solutions, and alternatives [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 122nd Annual Convention, Washington, DC, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2014, August 5-6). Practical considerations in developing diagnostic alternatives [Paper]. Global Summit on Diagnostic Alternatives, Washington, DC, United States.
  • Debany, A. E., & Raskin, J. D. (2014, July 24-27). Revisiting George Kelly’s view of culture in counseling and psychotherapy [Paper]. First Congress on the Construction of Personal Meaning, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2014, July 24-27). What is constructivism and is there a future in it? In C. M. Stanley (Chair), What does the future hold for constructivist psychology? [Symposium]. First Congress on the Construction of Personal Meaning, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • Raskin, J. D., Bridges, S. K., & Kahn, J. S. (2014, July 24-27). Constructivism: Where do we go from here? In C. M. Stanley (Chair), What does the future hold for constructivist psychology? [Symposium]. First Congress on the Construction of Personal Meaning, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • Raskin, J. D., & Gayle, M. C. (2014, July 24-27). Psychologists, counselors, and the meaning of the DSM-5. In A. R. Panepinto (Chair), Making meaning of the DSM-5 [Symposium]. First Congress on the Construction of Personal Meaning, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • Raskin, J. D., & Gayle, M. C. (2014, April). How much do counselors like the DSM-5? Results of an empirical study [Paper]. New York Mental Health Counselors Association Biennial Convention, Albany, NY, United States.
  • Galves, A., Hacker, J., Kaplan, D., & Raskin, J. D. (2013, November 1-3). DSM panel discussion [Plenary paper]. International Society for Ethical Psychology and Psychiatry 16th Annual Conference, Greensboro, NC, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2013, July 18-20). Beyond “anything goes”: A PCP-based constructivist model of ethical meaning-making [Plenary paper]. 20th International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology, Sydney, NSE, Australia.
  • Elkins, D., Isacco, A. J., Farley, F., Kamens, S. R., Raskin, J. D., & Rockwell, D. (2012, August 2-5). DSM-5 controversy—Questions and answers [Conference session]. American Psychological Association 120th Annual Convention, Orlando, FL, United States.
  • Peterson, C., Peterson, J., Ryan, R., Waterman, A., Kingwell, M., Sundararajan, L., Medlock, G., Raskin, J. D., & Friedman, H. (2012, July 26-29). What makes life worth living [Plenary session]. 7th Biennial International Meaning Conference, Toronto, ON, Canada.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2012, July 26-29). What’s coming in DSM-5 and what does it mean for psychotherapists? [Workshop]. 7th Biennial International Meaning Conference, Toronto, ON, Canada.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2012, July 19-21). Constructing and deconstructing DSM-5: The Open Letter Committee story [Keynote address]. Constructivist Psychology Network 15th Biennial Conference, Arlington, TX, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2012, July 19-21). Thinking, feeling, and Being Human. In S. A. McWilliams (Chair), Rue Cromwell’s “Being Human” [Symposium]. Constructivist Psychology Network 15th Biennial Conference, Arlington, TX, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2012, April). How do clients change in counseling? A constructivist view [Workshop]. New York Mental Health Counselors Association Biennial Convention, Albany, NY, United States.
  • Rust, J. P., Raskin, J. D., & Hill, M. S. (2012, April). Problems of professional competence among counselor trainees [Workshop]. New York Mental Health Counselors Association Biennial Convention, Albany, NY, United States.
  • Elkins, D. N., Farley, F., Kamens, S. R., Raskin, J. D., Robbins, B.D., & Rockwell, D. (2012, March 29-April 1). A most dangerous manual [Conference session]. Society for Humanistic Psychology 5th Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2012, March 29-April 1). Ernst von Glasersfeld, radical constructivism, empirically supported treatments, and psychotherapeutic change [Paper]. Society for Humanistic Psychology 5th Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2012, March 29-April 1). Social justice counseling: A constructivist appraisal [Paper]. Society for Humanistic Psychology 5th Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2011, October/2012, January). Constructivism and the myth of instructive interaction [Workshop]. Teaching and Learning Center, SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY, United States.
  • Efran, J. S., McNamee, S., Warren, B., & Raskin, J. D. (2011, July 19-22). Personal construct psychology, radical constructivism, and social constructionism—points of contact and divergence [Plenary session]. 19th International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology, Boston, MA, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D., & Brett, B. L.* (2011, July 19-22). Stigma and the reverse golden section among counselors [Paper]. 19th International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology, Boston, MA, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2011, March 7). Response to Wakefield [Paper]. Applied Evolutionary Psychology Society 1st Annual Meeting of the, New Paltz, NY, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D., & Leitner, L. M. (2010, August 12-15). Bad-mouthing talk therapy for fun and profit. In B. D. Robbins (Chair), Science and politics of the APS accreditation initiative—a cross-divisional response [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 118th Annual Convention, San Diego, CA, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2010, July). Constructing and deconstructing social justice counseling. In J. S. Efran (Chair), Constructivist perspectives on social justice [Symposium]. Constructivist Psychology Network 14th Biennial Conference, Niagara Falls, NY, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2010, July 22-24). Constructivism: Can I make a career out of it? [Roundtable]. Constructivist Psychology Network 14th Biennial Conference, Niagara Falls, NY, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2010, April). Constructivist psychotherapy for mental health counselors [Workshop]. New York Mental Health Counselors Association Biennial Convention, Albany, NY, United States.
  • Rust, J. P., Hill, M. S., & Raskin, J. D. (2010, April). Handling impaired counseling student trainees: How should programs proceed? [Workshop]. New York Mental Health Counselors Association Biennial Convention, Albany, NY, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2009, October 8-11). Striking the golden section in stigma research: Insights for humanistic therapists [Paper]. Society for Humanistic Psychology 3rd Annual Conference, Colorado Springs, CO, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2009, August 6-9). Construing the essence of essences. In F. J. Wertz (Chair), Do human kinds have essential qualities? [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 117th Annual Convention, Toronto, ON, Canada.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2009, August 6-9). Perturbations and reconstruals: A constructivist psychologist’s ongoing journey [Fellows address]. American Psychological Association 117th Annual Convention, Toronto, ON, Canada.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2008, August 14-17). Social justice as social construction. In B. D. Robbins (Chair), Constructivism, feminism, and social justice in humanistic psychology [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 116th Annual Convention, Boston, MA, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D., Harasym, M. T.*, Mercuri, M. A.*, & Widrick, R. M.* (2008, August 14-17). Construing stigmatized identities: A golden section study [Poster]. American Psychological Association 116th Annual Convention, Boston, MA, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2008, August). Constructivist psychotherapy as meaning-based practice [Workshop]. Society for Humanistic Psychology 2nd Annual Conference, Boston, MA, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2008, June 19-21). Personal evolution as aggressive enterprise In S. K. Bridges (Chair), Evolution, culture, and religion in constructivist psychology. [Symposium]. Constructivist Psychology Network 13th Biennial Conference, Victoria, BC, Canada.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2008, June 19-21). Stigma and the reverse golden section [Paper]. Constructivist Psychology Network 13th Biennial Conference, Victoria, BC, Canada.
  • Walko, S. J.*, & Raskin, J. D. (2008, June). Why isn’t transitive diagnosis more popular? [Paper]. Constructivist Psychology Network 13th Biennial Conference, Victoria, BC, Canada.
  • Raskin, J. D., & Hill, M. S. (2008, April). Developing master’s level counseling programs at a regional state university [Roundtable discussion]. New York Mental Health Counselors Association Biennial Convention, Albany, NY, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2007, August 22). Evolutionary epistemology as the constructivist views it. In S. K. Bridges (Chair), Evolution, epistemology, and religion in meaning-focused approaches to psychology [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 115th Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2007, August 17-20). Aggression remains threatening: Humanistic psychology and the evolution of constructivism [Carmi Harari Early Career Award address]. American Psychological Association 115th Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2007, August). Constructivist psychotherapy in the “real” world [Paper]. Society for Humanistic Psychology 1st Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2007, August). Overcoming that “sink”-ing feeling [Convocation address]. State University of New York at New Paltz 21st Annual Convocation, New Paltz, NY, United States.
  • Morano, L. A.*, & Raskin, J. D. (2006, July 19-23). A personal construct psychology perspective on models of homosexual identity formation [Paper]. Constructivist Psychology Network 12th Biennial Conference, San Marcos, CA, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2006, July 19-23). Everything you wanted to know about constructivist theory (but were afraid to ask) [Workshop]. Constructivist Psychology Network 12th Biennial Conference, San Marcos, CA, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2006, July 19-23). The evolution of constructivism [Presidential address]. Constructivist Psychology Network 12th Biennial Conference, San Marcos, CA, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2006, July 19-23). Would a constructivist by any other name be something else? In R. E. Watts (Chair), How far may one go/not go and still call oneself a constructivist? [Plenary paper]. Constructivist Psychology Network 12th Biennial Conference, San Marcos, CA, United States.
  • Weihs, K. D.*, & Raskin, J. D. (2006, June 29-July 2). George Kelly at Friends University: The Quaker influence on personal construct psychology. In F. Weizmann (Chair), Personal construct theory and psychology: The work and influence of George Kelly [Symposium]. International Society for the Social and Behavioral Sciences (Cheiron) 38th Meeting, Bronxville, NY, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2005, July 18-22). Diagnosis psychosis: How arguments about psychiatric bias drive constructivists nuts. In S. K. Bridges (Chair), To DSM or not to DSM: Constructivist sojourns into psychopathology [Symposium]. 16th International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology, Columbus, OH, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2005, July 18-22). Sociality and the sitcom. In K. W. Sewell & J. W. Scheer (Chairs), Creative construing: PCP on selected art forms [Symposium]. 16th International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology, Columbus, OH, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2005, March 11-12). Bias in psychiatric diagnosis as a constructivist views it. In J. Chrisler (Chair), Bias in psychiatric diagnosis [Symposium]. Eastern Psychological Association 76th Meeting, Boston, MA, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2004, June 16-21). Assimilative integration in constructivist psychotherapy: Examples from clinical practice [Paper]. North American Personal Construct Network 11th Biennial Conference, Memphis, TN, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2004, June 16-21). Can constructivists be conservative Republicans? [Paper]. North American Personal Construct Network 11th Biennial Conference, Memphis, TN, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2004, June 16-21). Everything you wanted to know about constructivist theory (but were afraid to ask) [Workshop]. North American Personal Construct Network 11th Biennial Conference, Memphis, TN, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2004, May). Psychology, meaning, and the ethics of war [Invited colloquium address]. Center for Lifetime Studies, Poughkeepsie, New York, NY, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2004, April). Constructing abnormality: Human meaning making and DSM diagnosis [Invited colloquium address]. Connecticut College, New London, CT, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2003, August 7-10). The “DSM-ing” of everyday life: Constructing a psychopathologized culture. In L. M. Leitner & J. D. Raskin (Chairs), Resisting the DSM: Defending Psychological Meaning in a Diagnostic Age [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 111th Annual Convention, Toronto, ON, Canada.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2003, July 14-18). The permeability of personal construct psychology [Paper]. 15th International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology, Huddersfield, England.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2002, August 22-25). Constructivist and constructionist perspectives in psychology. In F. R. Epting (Chair), Constructivism vs. constructionism: Bridging the gap [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 110th Annual Convention, Chicago, IL, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2002, July 10-14). Are constructivists to blame for September 11? No! [Paper]. North American Personal Construct Network 10th Biennial Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • Weihs, K. D.*, & Raskin, J. D. (2002, July 10-14). Kelly at Friends University: The Quaker influence [Paper]. North American Personal Construct Network 10th Biennial Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • Domenici, D. J.*, & Raskin, J. D. (2002, April). Confirming vs. disconfirming preferred views: Implications for psychotherapy [Paper]. Ohio Society for Psychotherapy Research 2nd Annual Meeting, Oxford, OH, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D., & Sorrentino, F.* (2001, August 22-26). Should romantic love be in the DSM? In F. R. Epting (Chair), The psychopathologizing of everyday life: Examples and alternatives [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 109th Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D., & Stanley, C. M.* (2001, August 22-26). Diversity and constructivism. In J. D. Raskin (Chair), Diversity in humanistic and constructivist psychology [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 109th Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, United States.
  • Neimeyer, R. A., & Raskin, J. D. (2000, August 4-8). Advances in constructionist psychotherapy. In G. Van Den Boss (Chair), Breaking convention – New concepts in practice: Advances in psychotherapy [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 108th Annual Convention, Washington, DC, United States.
  • Neimeyer, R. A., & Raskin, J. D. (2000, August 4-8). On practicing postmodern therapy in modern times. In J. D. Raskin (Chair), Humanistic constructivism: Meaning-making frameworks for psychotherapy and psychopathology [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 108th Annual Convention, Washington, DC, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2000, July 12-16). Constructivist approaches to Rorschach [Paper]. North American Personal Construct Network 9th Biennial Conference, New Paltz, NY, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (2000, March). Human involvement and the construction of mental disorders [Invited lecture]. University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, England, United Kingdom.
  • Raskin, J. D. (1999, August 20-24). Human involvement and the construction of disordered selves. In F. R. Epting (Chair), Self, disorder, and meaning: Postmodern perspectives in humanistic psychology [Symposium]. 107th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.
  • Raskin, J. D. (1999, July 26-31). Constructivism as relativism? It all depends [Paper]. 13th International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology, Berlin, Germany.
  • Epting, F. R., & Raskin, J. D. (1998, August 14-18). The embodiment of constructions. In L. M. Leitner (Chair), Constructivism and the body: Implications for theory and practice [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 106th Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, United States.
  • Epting, F. R., & Raskin, J. D. (1998, July 8-11). Constructivism, sexuality, and meaning [Paper]. North American Personal Construct Network 8th Biennial Conference, Denton, TX, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D., & Lewandowski, A. M.* (1998, July 8-11). The construction of disorder as human enterprise [Paper]. North American Personal Construct Network 8th Biennial Conference, Denton, TX, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (1997, August 15-19). The definition of disorder. In A. J. Faidley (Chair), Disorders of construction: Assessment and psychotherapy in constructivist psychology [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 105th Annual Convention, Chicago, IL, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D., & Epting, F. R. (1997, August 15-19). What is a creative psychotherapist? In L. M. Leitner (Chair), Therapist creativity in experiential and constructivist therapies [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 105th Annual Convention, Chicago, IL, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D., & Pabst, R. A.* (1997, July 8-12). Clear violations of reality? A constructivist critique of Exner’s Comprehensive Rorschach System [Paper]. 12th International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology, Seattle, WA, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (1996, August 9-13). On ethics in personal construct therapy. In D. Pfeninnger (Chair), Issues and methods in constructivistic psychology [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 104th Annual Convention, Toronto, ON, Canada.
  • Raskin, J. D. (1996, April). Reality bites? Advancing truth claims in personal construct psychology [Paper]. Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology 88th Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (1995, October). By any other name: The effects of a homosexual or heterosexual label on how persons are perceived [Paper]. American Psychological Association Division 17 Southeast Regional Conference, Memphis, TN, United States.
  • Epting, F. R., & Raskin, J. D. (1995, August 20-24). Reconstructing mental illness: An elaboration of humanistic personal construct counseling. In A. Mahrer (Chair), How is constructivism reshaping the clinical methods of psychotherapists? [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 103rd Annual Convention, New York, NY, United States.
  • Epting, F. R., Raskin, J. D., & Burke, T. B. (1994, July). Who is a homosexual? A critique of the heterosexual-homosexual dimension [Paper]. North American Personal Construct Network 6th Biennial Conference, Indianapolis, IN, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D. (1994, August 12-16). On ethics in personal construct theory In A. Bohart (Chair), Division 32 student awards [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 102nd Annual Convention, Los Angeles, CA, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D., & Epting, F. R. (1994, August 12-16). Humanistic psychotherapy in a mechanistic world: George Kelly, Thomas Szasz, and the struggle to reconstrue mental illness. In M. Rigdon (Chair), Phenomenology, constructivism, and psychopathology – Alternatives to the DSM [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 102nd Annual Convention, Los Angeles, CA, United States.
  • Raskin, J. D., & Epting, F. R. (1992, July). Personal construct theory and the argument against mental illness. Paper presented at the North American Personal Construct Network 5th Biennial Conference, Seattle, WA, United States.
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