Latest blog post: Drugs That Boost Mood: Do You Even Have a Mood Disorder? By Jonathan D. Raskin, Ph.D. on March 09, 2018 in Making Meaning Why do mental health professionals disagree so strongly over the issue of antidepressant effectiveness? What is their disagreement about?
New blog post. Do psychologists know anything about this guy that everyone else can’t see just by paying attention?
New blog post on the ICD-10. American mental health professionals are often quite unfamiliar with aspects the ICD-10, despite its relevance to their work. This blog post shares some basic information to help them.
New post on my blog, “Making Meaning: Constructing Understandings in a Confusing World.” Excerpt: When a therapist gives power away, what does this mean? Does the client get to decide how long sessions last? Where they are held? What diagnostic code goes to the insurance company? What theoretical orientation the clinician utilizes? What the therapist’s fee is?… Continue reading
New blog post, “What Kind of Expert Is a Psychotherapist?”
New blog post on my presentation at the 22nd International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology. Video also available on YouTube:
My latest blog post asks, “Is Donald Trump out of his mind?” The answer? From a context-centered therapy perspective, not a bit. Sadly, he’s all too much in it. Check out the full post.
My latest Psychology Today blog post invokes George Kelly’s notion of hostility to examine Trump’s insistence that his inauguration had more attendees than Obama’s: Trump’s Hostility and “Alternative Facts”
“The Meaning of Grades in Graduate School” New post on my blog, “Making Meaning: Constructing Understandings in a Confusing World.” Is a “B” in grad school really a “C”?
“Do You Actually Have a Personality?” New post on my blog, “Making Meaning: Constructing Understandings in a Confusing World.” Excerpt: From the standpoint of social constructionist approaches to meaning-making, this presumption that how you act stems mainly from stable and enduring qualities inside you is suspect because it fails to fully consider the crucial influence of context on… Continue reading