Major Disciplinary Foci
Div. 34 / SEPCP Conference Preview
President: Thomas Doherty
Thomas Doherty directs the Ecopsychology Certificate program at the Lewis & Clark Graduate School and maintains a psychology and consulting practice, Sustainable Self, LLC, in Portland, Ore. Thomas was founding editor of the journal Ecopsychology. He helped to author the APA's "Climate Change Task Force Report" in 2009 and his paper on the psychological impacts of global climate change was published in The American Psychologist in June 2011. Thomas integrates environmental, conservation and ecopsychology perspectives in his work. He draws on his training in clinical and health psychology and his background as a wilderness therapy expedition leader and environmental advocate.