Jonathan D. Raskin, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology & Counselor Education

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2021 APA Virtual Convention Presentations

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...

Primer on Alternatives to the DSM Appears in Print

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...

Why Do So Many Therapists Not Return Client Calls?

Some therapists don’t return calls from prospective clients. This is not just unprofessional, it’s also unethical. Read about it in my latest Psychology Today blog...

Humanistic Psychology Post-Pandemic

My final Society for Humanistic Psychology presidential column examines how we can use humanistic psychology principles and practices to move forward together after the pandemic. Check it out...

Blog Post: Scapegoating the Mentally Ill Won’t Stop Gun Violence

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...