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APA Panel on Diagnostic Alternatives

Published on: Author: Jonathan Raskin
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Dr. Raskin presented at the 2022 American Psychological Association annual convention in Minneapolis as part of a symposium panel looking at DSM-5-TR and its alternatives. Chaired by clinical psychologist Todd DuBose, the panel included seminal representatives of various diagnostic approaches: Sarah Morris (Associate Head of Research Domain Criteria at the National Institute of Mental Health), Robert… Continue reading

2021 APA Virtual Convention Presentations

Published on: Author: Jonathan Raskin
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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

Video: “COVID-19: Trauma and Coping”

Published on: Author: Jonathan Raskin
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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

Diversity from a Constructivist Perspective

Published on: Author: Jonathan Raskin

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

2014 NYMHCA Conference Presentation on Counselor Attitudes Toward DSM-5

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I will be presenting a paper coauthored with Dr. Michael Gayle on counselor and psychologist attitudes toward the DSM-5 at the April 11-13 New York Mental Health Counselors Conference in Albany. Abstract Counselors were surveyed regarding their attitudes toward the DSM. Results indicate they see the manual in a somewhat positive light, believing the DSM-5… Continue reading

Plenary Address at Personal Construct Congress

Published on: Author: Jonathan Raskin
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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

Additional 2012 Presentations

Published on: Author: Jonathan Raskin

I have the following additional presentations coming up this summer: Raskin, J. D. (2012, July). What’s coming in DSM-5 and what does it mean for psychotherapists? Workshop to be given at the 7th Biennial International Meaning Conference, Toronto. Raskin, J. D. (2012, July). Constructing and deconstructing DSM-5: The Open Letter Committee story. Keynote to be given at the 15th Biennial… Continue reading