Drake Spaeth, PsyD
Jonathan Raskin PhD
Jonathan D. Raskin, PhD, is a professor of psychology and counselor education at the State University of New York at New Paltz, where he also currently serves as chair of the psychology department. His research focuses on constructive meaning-based approaches in psychology and counseling, especially their applications to understanding abnormality and psychotherapy. He is licensed as a psychologist in New York, where he maintains a small private practice. He is also the managing editor of the Journal of Constructivist Psychology. Raskin is author of a textbook, Abnormal Psychology: Contrasting Perspectives, published by Macmillan International Higher Education.
Nathaniel Granger, Jr., PsyD
Nathaniel Granger, Jr., PsyD, president of Div. 32 (Society for Humanistic Psychology), is an adjunct faculty at Saybrook University. He serves as an editor of University Professor’s Press and treasurer of Rocky Mountain Counseling and Psychological Association (RMHCPA). Granger is a sought-after speaker with several publications, presentations, workshops and keynotes to his credit. Among his published works are two books Stay Awhile: Poetic Narratives on Multiculturalism and Diversity and Silent Screams: Poetic Journeys Through Addiction and Recovery. His doctoral dissertation is titled Perceptions of Racial Microaggressions Among African American Males: A Heuristic Inquiry. Nathaniel is founder and director of Be REAL Ministries, Inc., in Colorado Springs, Colo., where serves the community by working closely with marginalized groups as a pastor and psychotherapist by taking an existential-humanistic approach to Christian service. He actively continues the march towards humanizing the homeless and advocates for the displaced and disenfranchised. He specializes in trauma, relationships and diversity and inclusion and continues to add to his research on microaggressions. Getting his start as a nurse, he has over 30 years of experience in human services. Nathaniel is an honored recipient of the Carmi Harari Early Career Award from the Society for Humanistic Psychology, and his commitment to human dignity and social justice remains the substrata upon which a majority of his work is predicated.