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Raskin Begins Term as President of Society for Humanistic Psychology

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In August 2020, I began my term as president of the American Psychological Association‘s Society for Humanistic Psychology (Division 32). I will serve as president through August 2021 and then serve as past-president from 2021 to 2022. Here’s a little more about the Society for Humanistic Psychology: The society represents a constellation of “humanistic psychologies” that… Continue reading

Raskin Elected President of Society for Humanistic Psychology

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I have been elected as president of the American Psychological Association‘s Society for Humanistic Psychology (Division 32). I will serve as president-elect during 2019-2020, president during 2020-2021, and past-president during 2021-2022. According to the Society for Humanistic Psychology website: The society represents a constellation of “humanistic psychologies” that includes the earlier Rogerian, transpersonal and existential orientations as… Continue reading

Podcast: Constructing Alternatives to the DSM

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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, where he serves as department chair and teaches classes in psychology and counselor education. He recently authored a textbook titled Abnormal Psychology: Contrasting Perspectives. Dr. Raskin describes a recent article he wrote… Continue reading

My Future of Mental Health Interview

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The Future of Mental Health virtual conference starts today, February 23, 2015. It’s free and runs all week. Video interviews with 15 great experts from around the world, including me! The Future of Mental Health with Dr. Eric Maisel + 15 Experts / February 23-27, 2015 There isn’t just one way to think about mental… Continue reading

Plenary Address at Personal Construct Congress

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I will be giving a plenary address at the 20th International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology in Sydney, Australia. The title of the address is “Beyond Relativism and ‘Anything Goes’: A PCP-based Constructivist Model of Ethical Meaning-Making.” Summary: Critics say that constructivism embraces an “anything goes” ethics that permits any position. I disagree.  In my… Continue reading