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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

Objecting, Subjecting, and Epistemic Diversity

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My paper, “Objecting, Subjecting, and Epistemic Diversity” has been published in Theory and Psychology. It is a response to Barbara Held’s latest article on “Epistemic Violence in Psychological Science.” Full reference: Raskin, J. D. (2020). Objecting, subjecting, and epistemic diversity: A response to Held. Theory and Psychology, 30(2), 394-399. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0959354320914392

Guidance for Psychotherapists During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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Raskin with coronavirus article

Jay Efran and I have published a new article providing guidance for psychotherapists during the coronavirus pandemic. The article applies a context-centered therapy approach to working with clients during these difficult times. Reference: Raskin, J. D., & Efran, J. S. (2020). The coronavirus in context: Guidance for psychotherapists during a pandemic. Journal of Humanistic Psychology.… Continue reading

The Practice of Context-Centered Therapy

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Raskin holding The Humanistic Psychologist

A new article in which I interview Jay Efran about how he structures his psychotherapy practice has appeared in the June 2020 issue of The Humanistic Psychologist: Raskin, J. D., & Efran. J. S. (2019). The practice of context-centered psychotherapy: A conversation with Jay Efran. The Humanistic Psychologist, 48, 202-2019. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/hum0000143 Full text available on ResearchGate.… Continue reading

New Book Review: Hostility and Psychiatry

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Check out my new double new book review, which has appeared as an advance online publication: Hostility and Psychiatry: Spinning Our Wheels While Pretending to Know Review of Mind Fixers: Psychiatry’s Troubled Search for the Biology of Mental Illness, by Anne Harrington. Norton, 2019, 366 pp. ISBN 978-0-393-07122-1 (hardcover) and The Great Pretender, by Susannah… Continue reading

Spring 2020 Books for COU540 Psychopathology

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Front and back cover, "Abnormal Psychology: Contrasting Perspectives"

For Spring 2020, I will be teaching: COU540 Psychopathology The three required books to purchase for this class are as follows: Raskin, J. D. (2019). Abnormal psychology: Contrasting perspectives. London, England: Red Globe Press/Macmillan International Higher Education. You may purchase the book in either hard copy or electronic format. Hard copies can be purchased from the… Continue reading