I’m participating in two presentations at this week’s virtual APA convention. Society for Humanistic Psychology Presidential Address: Using Humanistic Psychology to Unite a Divided Nation APA Collaborative Program: Moving Beyond the DSM-5? Leading Experts Outline and Discuss Cutting-Edge Alternatives Live Q&A sessions will be held in the Society for Humanistic Psychology virtual hospitality suite on Saturday,… Continue reading
My primer on alternatives to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (co-authored with MS in mental health counseling alum Gabrielle Phillips) has been published in the April 2021 issue of Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. Full reference and link to the article: Phillips, G., & Raskin, J. D. (2021). A primer for clinicians on… Continue reading
My latest blog post addresses the horrific mass shootings in Atlanta and Boulder, which have reignited debate over gun laws. Some argue that the problem of gun violence is mostly attributable to mental illness, not access to guns. However, research debunks the presumed link between mass shootings and mental illness, while also showing that access… Continue reading
My presentation at the “Without Limits” faculty panel explored using context-centered theory to help people cope with the coronavirus pandemic. The panel was sponsored by the SUNY New Paltz College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. My talk was based on the following co-authored paper: Raskin, J. D., & Efran, J. S. (2021). The coronavirus in context: Guidance… Continue reading
In response to recent news events, my latest Psychology Today blog post examines gender, sex, and gender identity. Understanding Gender, Sex, and Gender Identity US Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene hung a sign in the Capitol saying there are only two genders. Psychologists disagree. Here’s why.
Watch my presentation on diversity from a constructivist perspective, presented as part of a panel on humanistic approaches to multiculturalism and diversity as part of the Society for Humanistic Psychology‘s 2021 Virtual Conference Series. Hoffman, L., Granger, N., Jr., Jackson, T., St. John, D., Morrill, Z., Islam, S., & Raskin, J. D. (2021, February… Continue reading
Dr. Raskin is the author of two entries in the The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Critical Perspectives on Mental Health: Raskin, J. D. (2021). Power threat meaning framework (PTMF). In J. N. Lester & M. O’Reilly (Eds.), The Palgrave encyclopedia of critical perspectives on mental health. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-12852-4_46-1 Raskin, J. D. (2021). Transitive diagnosis. In… Continue reading
New book review in the Journal of Constructivist Psychology: Raskin, J. D. (2021). Not quite beyond the DSM [Review of the book Beyond the DSM: Toward a process-based alternative for diagnosis and mental health treatment, by S. C. Hayes & S. Hofmann, Eds.]. Journal of Constructivist Psychology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/10720537.2020.1865856