Presentations

2016-2020

Raskin, J. D. (2019, August 8-11). Reflections on writing an abnormal psychology textbook: George Kelly’s credulous approach in action. In D. Rockwell (Chair), Contemporary humanism: Phenomenology, emotion-focused therapy, and credulously teaching abnormality [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 126th Annual Convention, Chicago, IL, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (2018, August 9-12). ICD-11, RDoC, PDM-2, and HiTOP: Viable alternatives to the DSM-5? In K. Yokoyama (Chair), Abnormal psychology, DSM-5, and diagnostic alternatives: Critical analyses and novel directions [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 125th Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (2017, August 3-6). Teaching abnormal psychology abnormally. In S. R. Kamens & J. D. Raskin (Chairs), Abnormal perspectives on abnormal psychology: Getting heard, not marginalized[Symposium]. American Psychological Association 124th Annual Convention, Washington, DC, United States.

Panepinto, A. R., Raskin, J. D., & Efran, J. S. (2017, July 6-9). PCP vs DBT: Walking the middle path [Workshop]. 22nd International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology, Montreal, QC, Canada.

Raskin, J. D. (2017, July 6-9). Constructivism, ethics, and honesty in the age of post-truth and alternative facts [Workshop]. 22nd International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology, Montreal, QC, Canada.

Raskin, J. D. (2016, August 4-7). Top 10 things you might not know about the ICD-10. In A. Puente (Chair), ICD-10: Challenges for psychologists[Symposium]. American Psychological Association 123rd Annual Convention, Denver, CO, United States.

2011-2015

Raskin, J. D. (2015, August 6-9). Discussant. In H. J. Stam (Chair), Multi-being: Post-structuralism, psychodynamics, and personal identity[Symposium]. American Psychological Association 122nd Annual Convention, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Raskin, J. D. (2015, August 6-9). How about an alternative to the DSMsuitable for psychotherapists? In J. D. Raskin & F. Farley (Chairs), Beyond the DSM: Current trends in devising new diagnostic alternatives[Symposium]. American Psychological Association 122nd Annual Convention, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Raskin, J. D. (2015, July 15-17). Personal construct psychology: Where do we go from here? In V. Burr (Convener), PCP in the dusty crystal ball: Name branding and the challenge of sustainability [Plenary paper]. 21st International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology, Hertfordshire, England.

Raskin, J. D. (2014, September/2015, January). Categorical controversies: What’s new in the DSM-5? [Workshop]. Hudson Valley Guild of Mental Health Professionals, Woodstock, NY, United States (2014) and Hudson Valley Psychological Association, Poughkeepsie, NY, United States (2015).

Raskin, J. D., & Gayle, M. C. (2014, August 7-10). Do psychologists want an alternative to the DSM-5? In B. D. Robbins (Chair), DSM-5—Problems, solutions, and alternatives [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 122nd Annual Convention, Washington, DC, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (2014, August 5-6). Practical considerations in developing diagnostic alternatives [Paper]. Global Summit on Diagnostic Alternatives, Washington, DC, United States.

Debany, A. E., & Raskin, J. D. (2014, July 24-27). Revisiting George Kelly’s view of culture in counseling and psychotherapy [Paper]. First Congress on the Construction of Personal Meaning, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Raskin, J. D. (2014, July 24-27). What is constructivism and is there a future in it? In C. M. Stanley (Chair), What does the future hold for constructivist psychology? [Symposium]. First Congress on the Construction of Personal Meaning, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Raskin, J. D., Bridges, S. K., & Kahn, J. S. (2014, July 24-27). Constructivism: Where do we go from here? In C. M. Stanley (Chair), Whatdoes the future hold for constructivist psychology? [Symposium]. First Congress on the Construction of Personal Meaning, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Raskin, J. D., & Gayle, M. C. (2014, July 24-27). Psychologists, counselors, and the meaning of the DSM-5. In A. R. Panepinto (Chair), Making meaning of the DSM-5 [Symposium]. First Congress on the Construction of Personal Meaning, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Raskin, J. D., & Gayle, M. C. (2014, April). How much do counselors like the DSM-5? Results of an empirical study [Paper]. New York Mental Health Counselors Association Biennial Convention, Albany, NY, United States.

Galves, A., Hacker, J., Kaplan, D., & Raskin, J. D. (2013, November 1-3). DSM panel discussion [Plenary paper]. International Society for Ethical Psychology and Psychiatry 16th Annual Conference, Greensboro, NC, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (2013, July 18-20). Beyond “anything goes”: A PCP-based constructivist model of ethical meaning-making [Plenary paper]. 20th International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology, Sydney, NSE, Australia.

Elkins, D., Isacco, A. J., Farley, F., Kamens, S. R., Raskin, J. D., & Rockwell, D. (2012, August 2-5). DSM-5 controversy—Questions and answers[Conference session]. American Psychological Association 120th Annual Convention, Orlando, FL, United States.

Peterson, C., Peterson, J., Ryan, R., Waterman, A., Kingwell, M., Sundararajan, L., Medlock, G., Raskin, J. D., & Friedman, H. (2012, July 26-29). What makes life worth living [Plenary session]. Seventh Biennial International Meaning Conference, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Raskin, J. D. (2012, July 26-29). What’s coming in DSM-5 and what does it mean for psychotherapists? [Workshop]. Seventh Biennial International Meaning Conference, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Raskin, J. D. (2012, July 19-21). Constructing and deconstructing DSM-5: The Open Letter Committee story [Keynote address]. Constructivist Psychology Network 15th Biennial Conference, Arlington, TX, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (2012, July 19-21). Thinking, feeling, and Being Human. In S. A. McWilliams (Chair), Rue Cromwell’s “Being Human” [Symposium]. Constructivist Psychology Network 15th Biennial Conference, Arlington, TX, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (2012, April). How do clients change in counseling? A constructivist view [Workshop]. New York Mental Health Counselors Association Biennial Convention, Albany, NY, United States.

Rust, J. P., Raskin, J. D., & Hill, M. S. (2012, April). Problems of professional competence among counselor trainees [Workshop]. New York Mental Health Counselors Association Biennial Convention, Albany, NY, United States.

Elkins, D. N., Farley, F., Kamens, S. R., Raskin, J. D., Robbins, B.D., & Rockwell, D. (2012, March 29-April 1). A most dangerous manual[Conference session]. Society for Humanistic Psychology 5th Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (2012, March 29-April 1). Ernst von Glasersfeld, radical constructivism, empirically supported treatments, and psychotherapeutic change [Paper]. Society for Humanistic Psychology 5th Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (2012, March 29-April 1). Social justice counseling: A constructivist appraisal [Paper]. Society for Humanistic Psychology 5th Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (2011, October/2012, January). Constructivism and the myth of instructive interaction [Workshop]. Teaching and Learning Center, SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY, United States.

Efran, J. S., McNamee, S., Warren, B., & Raskin, J. D. (2011, July 19-22). Personal construct psychology, radical constructivism, and social constructionism—points of contact and divergence [Plenary session]. 19th International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology, Boston, MA, United States.

Raskin, J. D., & Brett, B. L. (2011, July 19-22). Stigma and the reverse golden section among counselors [Paper]. 19th International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology, Boston, MA, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (2011, March 7). Response to Wakefield [Paper]. Applied Evolutionary Psychology Society 1st Annual Meeting of the, New Paltz, NY, United States.

 

2006-2010

Raskin, J. D., & Leitner, L. M. (2010, August 12-15). Bad-mouthing talk therapy for fun and profit. In B. D. Robbins (Chair), Science and politics of the APS accreditation initiative—a cross-divisional response [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 118th Annual Convention, San Diego, CA, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (2010, July). Constructing and deconstructing social justice counseling. In J. S. Efran (Chair), Constructivist perspectives on social justice [Symposium]. Constructivist Psychology Network 14th Biennial Conference, Niagara Falls, NY, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (2010, July 22-24). Constructivism: Can I make a career out of it? [Roundtable]. Constructivist Psychology Network 14th Biennial Conference, Niagara Falls, NY, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (2010, April). Constructivist psychotherapy for mental health counselors [Workshop]. New York Mental Health Counselors Association Biennial Convention, Albany, NY, United States.

Rust, J. P., Hill, M. S., & Raskin, J. D. (2010, April). Handling impaired counseling student trainees: How should programs proceed? [Workshop]. New York Mental Health Counselors Association Biennial Convention, Albany, NY, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (2009, October 8-11). Striking the golden section in stigma research: Insights for humanistic therapists [Paper]. Society for Humanistic Psychology 3rd Annual Conference, Colorado Springs, CO, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (2009, August 6-9). Construing the essence of essences. In F. J. Wertz (Chair), Do human kinds have essential qualities? [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 117th Annual Convention, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Raskin, J. D. (2009, August 6-9). Perturbations and reconstruals: A constructivist psychologist’s ongoing journey [Fellows address]. American Psychological Association 117th Annual Convention, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Raskin, J. D. (2008, August 14-17). Social justice as social construction. In B. D. Robbins (Chair), Constructivism, feminism, and social justice in humanistic psychology [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 116th Annual Convention, Boston, MA, United States.

Raskin, J. D., Harasym, M. T., Mercuri, M. A., & Widrick, R. M. (2008, August 14-17). Construing stigmatized identities: A golden section study[Poster]. American Psychological Association 116th Annual Convention, Boston, MA, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (2008, August). Constructivist psychotherapy as meaning-based practice [Workshop]. Society for Humanistic Psychology 2nd Annual Conference, Boston, MA, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (2008, June 19-21). Personal evolution as aggressive enterprise In S. K. Bridges (Chair), Evolution, culture, and religion in constructivist psychology. [Symposium]. Constructivist Psychology Network 13th Biennial Conference, Victoria, BC, Canada.

Raskin, J. D. (2008, June 19-21). Stigma and the reverse golden section[Paper]. Constructivist Psychology Network 13th Biennial Conference, Victoria, BC, Canada.

Walko, S. J., & Raskin, J. D. (2008, June). Why isn’t transitive diagnosis more popular? [Paper]. Constructivist Psychology Network 13th Biennial Conference, Victoria, BC, Canada.

Raskin, J. D., & Hill, M. S. (2008, April). Developing master’s level counseling programs at a regional state university [Roundtable discussion]. New York Mental Health Counselors Association Biennial Convention, Albany, NY, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (2007, August 22). Evolutionary epistemology as the constructivist views it. In S. K. Bridges (Chair), Evolution, epistemology, and religion in meaning-focused approaches to psychology [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 115th Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (2007, August 17-20). Aggression remains threatening: Humanistic psychology and the evolution of constructivism [Carmi Harari Early Career Award address]. American Psychological Association 115th Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (2007, August). Constructivist psychotherapy in the “real” world [Paper]. Society for Humanistic Psychology 1st Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (2007, August). Overcoming that “sink”-ing feeling[Convocation address]. State University of New York at New Paltz 21st Annual Convocation, New Paltz, NY, United States.

Morano, L. A., & Raskin, J. D. (2006, July 19-23). A personal construct psychology perspective on models of homosexual identity formation [Paper]. Constructivist Psychology Network 12th Biennial Conference, San Marcos, CA, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (2006, July 19-23). Everything you wanted to know about constructivist theory (but were afraid to ask) [Workshop]. Constructivist Psychology Network 12th Biennial Conference, San Marcos, CA, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (2006, July 19-23). The evolution of constructivism[Presidential address]. Constructivist Psychology Network 12th Biennial Conference, San Marcos, CA, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (2006, July 19-23). Would a constructivist by any other name be something else? In R. E. Watts (Chair), How far may one go/not go and still call oneself a constructivist? [Plenary paper]. Constructivist Psychology Network 12th Biennial Conference, San Marcos, CA, United States.

Weihs, K. D., & Raskin, J. D. (2006, June 29-July 2). George Kelly at Friends University: The Quaker influence on personal construct psychology. In F. Weizmann (Chair), Personal construct theory and psychology: The work and influence of George Kelly [Symposium]. International Society for the Social and Behavioral Sciences (Cheiron) 38th Meeting, Bronxville, NY, United States.

 

2001-2005

Raskin, J. D. (2005, July 18-22). Diagnosis psychosis: How arguments about psychiatric bias drive constructivists nuts. In S. K. Bridges (Chair), To DSM or not to DSM: Constructivist sojourns into psychopathology [Symposium]. 16th International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology, Columbus, OH, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (2005, July 18-22). Sociality and the sitcom. In K. W. Sewell & J. W. Scheer (Chairs), Creative construing: PCP on selected art forms[Symposium]. 16th International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology, Columbus, OH, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (2005, March 11-12). Bias in psychiatric diagnosis as a constructivist views it. In J. Chrisler (Chair), Bias in psychiatric diagnosis[Symposium]. Eastern Psychological Association 76th Meeting, Boston, MA, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (2004, June 16-21). Assimilative integration in constructivist psychotherapy: Examples from clinical practice [Paper]. North American Personal Construct Network 11th Biennial Conference, Memphis, TN, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (2004, June 16-21). Can constructivists be conservative Republicans? [Paper]. North American Personal Construct Network 11th Biennial Conference, Memphis, TN, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (2004, June 16-21). Everything you wanted to know about constructivist theory (but were afraid to ask) [Workshop]. North American Personal Construct Network 11th Biennial Conference, Memphis, TN, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (2004, May). Psychology, meaning, and the ethics of war[Invited colloquium address]. Center for Lifetime Studies, Poughkeepsie, New York, NY, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (2004, April). Constructing abnormality: Human meaning making and DSM diagnosis [Invited colloquium address]. Connecticut College, New London, CT, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (2003, August 7-10). The “DSM-ing” of everyday life: Constructing a psychopathologized culture. In L. M. Leitner & J. D. Raskin (Chairs), Resisting the DSM: Defending Psychological Meaning in a Diagnostic Age [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 111th Annual Convention, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Raskin, J. D. (2003, July 14-18). The permeability of personal construct psychology [Paper]. 15th International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology, Huddersfield, England.

Raskin, J. D. (2002, August 22-25). Constructivist and constructionist perspectives in psychology. In F. R. Epting (Chair), Constructivism vs. constructionism: Bridging the gap [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 110th Annual Convention, Chicago, IL, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (2002, July 10-14). Are constructivists to blame for September 11? No! [Paper]. North American Personal Construct Network 10th Biennial Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Weihs, K. D., & Raskin, J. D. (2002, July 10-14). Kelly at Friends University: The Quaker influence [Paper]. North American Personal Construct Network 10th Biennial Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Domenici, D. J., & Raskin, J. D. (2002, April). Confirming vs. disconfirming preferred views: Implications for psychotherapy [Paper]. Ohio Society for Psychotherapy Research 2nd Annual Meeting, Oxford, OH, United States.

Raskin, J. D., & Sorrentino, F. (2001, August 22-26). Should romantic love be in the DSM? In F. R. Epting (Chair), The psychopathologizing of everyday life: Examples and alternatives [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 109th Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, United States.

Raskin, J. D., & Stanley, C. M. (2001, August 22-26). Diversity and constructivism. In J. D. Raskin (Chair), Diversity in humanistic and constructivist psychology [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 109th Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, United States.

 

1996-2000

Neimeyer, R. A., & Raskin, J. D. (2000, August 4-8). Advances in constructionist psychotherapy. In G. Van Den Boss (Chair), Breaking convention – New concepts in practice: Advances in psychotherapy[Symposium]. American Psychological Association 108th Annual Convention, Washington, DC, United States.

Neimeyer, R. A., & Raskin, J. D. (2000, August 4-8). On practicing postmodern therapy in modern times. In J. D. Raskin (Chair), Humanistic constructivism: Meaning-making frameworks for psychotherapy and psychopathology [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 108th Annual Convention, Washington, DC, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (2000, July 12-16). Constructivist approaches to Rorschach[Paper]. North American Personal Construct Network 9th Biennial Conference, New Paltz, NY, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (2000, March). Human involvement and the construction of mental disorders [Invited lecture]. University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, England, United Kingdom.

Raskin, J. D. (1999, August 20-24). Human involvement and the construction of disordered selves. In F. R. Epting (Chair), Self, disorder, and meaning: Postmodern perspectives in humanistic psychology[Symposium]. 107th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Raskin, J. D. (1999, July 26-31). Constructivism as relativism? It all depends [Paper]. 13th International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology, Berlin, Germany.

Epting, F. R., & Raskin, J. D. (1998, August 14-18). The embodiment of constructions. In L. M. Leitner (Chair), Constructivism and the body: Implications for theory and practice [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 106th Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, United States.

Epting, F. R., & Raskin, J. D. (1998, July 8-11). Constructivism, sexuality, and meaning [Paper]. North American Personal Construct Network 8th Biennial Conference, Denton, TX, United States.

Raskin, J. D., & Lewandowski, A. M.* (1998, July 8-11). The construction of disorder as human enterprise [Paper]. North American Personal Construct Network 8th Biennial Conference, Denton, TX, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (1997, August 15-19). The definition of disorder. In A. J. Faidley (Chair), Disorders of construction: Assessment and psychotherapy in constructivist psychology [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 105th Annual Convention, Chicago, IL, United States.

Raskin, J. D., & Epting, F. R. (1997, August 15-19). What is a creative psychotherapist? In L. M. Leitner (Chair), Therapist creativity in experiential and constructivist therapies [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 105th Annual Convention, Chicago, IL, United States.

Raskin, J. D., & Pabst, R. A. (1997, July 8-12). Clear violations of reality? A constructivist critique of Exner’s Comprehensive Rorschach System[Paper]. 12th International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology, Seattle, WA, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (1996, August 9-13). On ethics in personal construct therapy. In D. Pfeninnger (Chair), Issues and methods in constructivistic psychology [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 104th Annual Convention, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Raskin, J. D. (1996, April). Reality bites? Advancing truth claims in personal construct psychology [Paper]. Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology 88th Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, United States.

1991-1995

Raskin, J. D. (1995, October). By any other name: The effects of a homosexual or heterosexual label on how persons are perceived [Paper]. American Psychological Association Division 17 Southeast Regional Conference, Memphis, TN, United States.

Epting, F. R., & Raskin, J. D. (1995, August 20-24). Reconstructing mental illness: An elaboration of humanistic personal construct counseling. In A. Mahrer (Chair), How is constructivism reshaping the clinical methods of psychotherapists? [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 103rd Annual Convention, New York, NY, United States.

Epting, F. R., Raskin, J. D., & Burke, T. B. (1994, July). Who is a homosexual? A critique of the heterosexual-homosexual dimension [Paper]. North American Personal Construct Network 6th Biennial Conference, Indianapolis, IN, United States.

Raskin, J. D. (1994, August 12-16). On ethics in personal construct theory In A. Bohart (Chair), Division 32 student awards [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 102nd Annual Convention, Los Angeles, CA, United States.

Raskin, J. D., & Epting, F. R. (1994, August 12-16). Humanistic psychotherapy in a mechanistic world: George Kelly, Thomas Szasz, and the struggle to reconstrue mental illness. In M. Rigdon (Chair), Phenomenology, constructivism, and psychopathology – Alternatives to the DSM [Symposium]. American Psychological Association 102nd Annual Convention, Los Angeles, CA, United States.

Raskin, J. D., & Epting, F. R. (1992, July). Personal construct theory and the argument against mental illness. Paper presented at the North American Personal Construct Network 5th Biennial Conference, Seattle, WA, United States.

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