Society for Humanistic Psychology Newsletter
Humanistic psychology, mindful presence and love as true healing in the helping professions: where Western society and mass media have portrayed self-love and self-care as selfishness and self-indulgence, humanistic psychology and mindfulness interventions promoted in Eastern cultures encourage self-care and self-nourishment.
- In Commemoration of the 50th Year of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Assassination
Given our zeitgeist, one doesn’t have to search far for an idea in which to address pertaining to humanistic psychology and activism — a topic that will permeate Granger’s presidential theme and substrate his presidential initiatives.
By Nathaniel Granger, Jr., PsyD
From the Editor
- Humanistic Psychology and Student Activism: Les Temps Modernes
Psychologists are uniquely positioned to understand the psychological experiences of college students and support their activism within the corporatized neoliberal university.
By Justin Karter, MA
- Robert McInerney: Bringing Zombie Education to Life
At the 2017 Div. 32 conference in Pittsburgh, Point Park University Professor Robert McInerney, PhD, received the Carmi Harari Mid-Career Award for his work with the Confluence Psychology Alliance.
By Kevin Gallagher, MA
Also in This Issue
- No Guns in Schools
Div. 32 shares the following statement from some psychology faculty and students from the University of Massachusetts-Boston in opposition to the notion that teachers should be armed to prevent school shootings.
- Epilogue to The Humanistic Psychologist Article "King on Love and Justice"
James A. Beshai, PhD, explains that King’s insight into the role of love and justice in forgiveness is what guided “the beloved community” of all Americans to honor their commitment to human rights.
- Editor's Report
Editor Scott Churchill reports that the Div. 32 journal has demonstrated particularly strong performance in the year 2017.
- Review of Do Parents Matter?
Andrew M. Bland, PhD, discusses how the LeVines contrast parenting practices centered around the promotion of self-reliance within the insularity of the nuclear family structure in the U.S. with indigenous parenting practices in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Pacific.