Society for Humanistic Psychology Newsletter

A newsletter of Division 32
April 2018
Matters of the Heart by Umi Krumm (This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic License.)
Humanistic Psychology & Activism

What’s Love Got to Do with It?

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.

President-Elect’s Column

From the Editor


Membership Spotlight

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.