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  1. Raskin, J. D., & Gayle, M. C. (2014, August). Do psychologists want an alternative to the DSM-5? In B. D. Robbins (Chair), DSM-5—Problems, solutions, and alternatives. Symposium to be presented at the 122nd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

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

  3. Galves, A., Hacker, J., Kaplan, D., & Raskin, J. D. (2013, November). DSM panel discussion. Plenary panel presented at the 16th Annual Conference of the International Society for Ethical Psychology and Psychiatry, Greensboro, NC.

  4. Raskin, J. D. (2013, July). Beyond “anything goes”: A PCP-based constructivist model of ethical meaning-making. Plenary address presented at the 20th International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology, Sydney, Australia.

  5. Elkins, D., Isacco, A. J., Farley, F., Kamens, S. R., Raskin, J. D., & Rockwell, D. (2012, August). DSM-5 controversy—Questions and answers. Conversation hour conducted at the 120th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.

  6. Peterson, C., Peterson, J., Ryan, R., Waterman, A., Kingwell, M., Sundararajan, L., Medlock, G., Raskin, J. D., & Friedman, H. (2012, July). What makes life worth living. Panel discussion conducted at the 7th Biennial International Meaning Conference, Toronto, Canada.

  7. Raskin, J. D. (2012, July). What’s coming in DSM-5 and what does it mean for psychotherapists? Workshop presented at the 7th Biennial International Meaning Conference, Toronto, Canada.

  8. Raskin, J. D. (2012, July). Constructing and deconstructing DSM-5: The Open Letter Committee story. Keynote presented at the 15th Biennial Conference of the Constructivist Psychology Network, Arlington, TX.

  9. Raskin, J. D. (2012, July). Thinking, feeling, and Being Human. In S. A. McWilliams (Chair), Rue Cromwell’s “Being Human.” Symposium conducted at the 15th Biennial Conference of the Constructivist Psychology Network, Arlington, TX.

  10. Raskin, J. D. (2012, April). How do clients change in counseling? A constructivist view. Paper presented at the Biennial Convention of the New York Mental Health Counselors Association, Albany, NY.

  11. Rust, J. P., Raskin, J. D. , & Hill, M. S. (2012, April). Problems of professional competence among counselor trainees. Paper presented at the Biennial Convention of the New York Mental Health Counselors Association, Albany, NY.

  12. Elkins, D. N., Farley, F., Kammens, S. R., Raskin, J. D., Robbins, B.D., & Rockwell, D. (2012, March). A most dangerous manual. Symposium conducted at the 5th Annual Conference of the Society for Humanistic Psychology, Pittsburgh, PA.

  13. Raskin, J. D. (2012, March). Ernst von Glasersfeld, radical constructivism, empirically supported treatments, and psychotherapeutic change. Paper presented at the 5th Annual Conference of the Society for Humanistic Psychology, Pittsburgh, PA.

  14. Raskin, J. D. (2012, March).  Social justice counseling: A constructivist  appraisal. Paper presented at the 5th Annual Conference of the Society for Humanistic Psychology, Pittsburgh, PA.

  15. Raskin, J. D. (2011, October/2012, January). Constructivism and the myth of instructive interaction. Lecture presented at the Teaching and Learning Center, State University of New York at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY. Available in PDF format

  16. Efran, J. S., McNamee, S., Warren, B., & Raskin, J. D. (2011, July). Personal construct psychology, radical constructivism, and social constructionism—points of contact and divergence. Plenary panel discussion presented at the 19th International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology, Boston, MA. video2

  17. Raskin, J. D., & Brett, B. L. (2011, July).  Stigma and the reverse golden section among counselors. Paper presented at the 19th International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology, Boston, MA.

  18. Raskin, J. D. (2011, March). Response to Wakefield. Paper presented at the 1st Annual Meeting of the Applied Evolutionary Psychology Society, New Paltz, NY. 

  19. Raskin, J. D., & Leitner, L. M. (2010, August). 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 conducted at the 118th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.

  20. Raskin, J. D. (2010, July). Constructing and deconstructing social justice counseling. In J. S. Efran (Chair), Constructivist perspectives on social justice. Symposium conducted at the 14th Biennial Conference of the Constructivist Psychology Network, Niagara Falls, NY.

  21. Raskin, J. D. (2010, July). Constructivism: Can I make a career out of it? Roundtable conducted at the 14th Biennial Conference of the Constructivist Psychology Network, Niagara Falls, NY.

  22. Raskin, J. D. (2010, April). Constructivist psychotherapy for mental health counselors. Workshop presented at the Biennial Convention of the New York Mental Health Counselors Association, Albany, NY.

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

  24. Raskin, J. D. (2009, October). Striking the golden section in stigma research: Insights for humanistic therapists. Paper presented at the Third Annual Conference of the Society for Humanistic Psychology, Colorado Springs, CO.

  25. Raskin, J. D. (2009, August). Construing the essence of essences. In F. J. Wertz (Chair), Do human kinds have essential qualities? Symposium conducted at the 117th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

  26. Raskin, J. D. (2009, August). Perturbations and reconstruals: A constructivist psychologist’s ongoing journey. Fellows address presented at the 117th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

  27. Raskin, J. D. (2008, August). Constructivist psychotherapy as meaning-based practice. Workshop presented at the Second Annual Conference of the Society for Humanistic Psychology, Boston, MA.

  28. Raskin, J. D. (2008, August). Social justice as social construction. In B. D. Robbins (Chair), Constructivism, feminism, and social justice in humanistic psychology. Symposium conducted at the 116th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

  29. Raskin, J. D., Harasym, M. T., Mercuri, M. A., & Widrick, R. M. (2008, August). Construing stigmatized identities: A golden section study. Poster presented at the 116th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

  30. Raskin, J. D. (2008, June). Personal evolution as aggressive enterprise. In S. K. Bridges (Chair), Evolution, culture, and religion in constructivist psychology. Symposium conducted at the 13th Biennial Conference of the Constructivist Psychology Network, Victoria, Canada.

  31. Raskin, J. D. (2008, June). Stigma and the reverse golden section. Paper presented at the 13th Biennial Conference of the Constructivist Psychology Network, Victoria, Canada.

  32. Walko, S. J., & Raskin, J. D. (2008, June). Why isn’t transitive diagnosis more popular? Paper presented at the 13th Biennial Conference of the Constructivist Psychology Network,Victoria, Canada.

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

  34. Raskin, J. D. (2007, August). Aggression remains threatening: Humanistic psychology and the evolution of constructivism. Carmi Harari Early Career Award address presented at the 115th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

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

  36. Raskin, J. D. (2007, August). Constructivist psychotherapy in the “real” world. Paper presented at the First Annual Conference of the Society for Humanistic Psychology, San Francisco, CA.

  37. Raskin, J. D. (2007, August). Overcoming that “sink”-ing feeling. Convocation address presented at the Twenty-First Annual Convocation of the State University of New York at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY. Available in PDF format

  38. Morano, L. A., & Raskin, J. D. (2006, July). A personal construct psychology perspective on models of homosexual identity formation. Paper presented at the 12th Biennial Conference of the Constructivist Psychology Network, San Marcos, CA.

  39. Raskin, J. D. (2006, July). Everything you wanted to know about constructivist theory (but were afraid to ask). Workshop presented at the 12th Biennial Conference of the Constructivist Psychology Network, San Marcos, CA.

  40. Raskin, J. D. (2006, July). The evolution of constructivism. Presidential address presented at the 12th Biennial Conference of the Constructivist Psychology Network, San Marcos, CA.

  41. Raskin, J. D. (2006, July). 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 conducted at the 12th Biennial Conference of the Constructivist Psychology Network, San Marcos, CA.

  42. Weihs, K. D., & Raskin, J. D. (2006, July). 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 conducted at the 38th Meeting of the International Society for the Social and Behavioral Sciences (Cheiron), Bronxville, NY.

  43. Raskin, J. D. (2005, July). 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 conducted at the 16th International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology, Columbus, OH.

  44. Raskin, J. D. (2005, July). Sociality and the sitcom. In K. W. Sewell & J. W. Scheer (Chairs), Creative construing: PCP on selected art forms. Symposium conducted at the 16th International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology, Columbus, OH.

  45. Raskin, J. D. (2005, March). Bias in psychiatric diagnosis as a constructivist views it. In J. Chrisler (Chair), Bias in psychiatric diagnosis. Symposium conducted at the 76th Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

  46. Raskin, J. D. (2004, June). Assimilative integration in constructivist psychotherapy: Examples from clinical practice. Paper presented at the 11th Biennial Conference of the North American Personal Construct Network, Memphis, TN.

  47. Raskin, J. D. (2004, June). Can constructivists be conservative Republicans? Paper presented at the 11th Biennial Conference of the North American Personal Construct Network, Memphis, TN.

  48. Raskin, J. D. (2004, June). Everything you wanted to know about constructivist theory (but were afraid to ask). Workshop presented at the 11th Biennial Conference of the North American Personal Construct Network, Memphis, TN.

  49. Raskin, J. D. (2004, May). Psychology, meaning, and the ethics of war. Invited colloquium presented at the Center for Lifetime Studies, Poughkeepsie, New York, NY.

  50. Raskin, J. D. (2004, April). Constructing abnormality: Human meaning making and DSM diagnosis. Invited colloquium presented at Connecticut College, New London, CT.

  51. Raskin, J. D. (2003, August). 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 conducted at the 111th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

  52. Raskin, J. D. (2003, July). The permeability of personal construct psychology. Paper presented at the 15th International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology, Huddersfield, England.

  53. Raskin, J. D. (2002, August). Constructivist and constructionist perspectives in psychology. In F. R. Epting (Chair), Constructivism vs. constructionism: Bridging the gap. Symposium conducted at the 110th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

  54. Raskin, J. D. (2002, July). Are constructivists to blame for September 11? No! Paper presented at the 10th Biennial Conference of the North American Personal Construct Network, Vancouver, Canada.

  55. Weihs, K. D., & Raskin, J. D. (2002, July). Kelly at Friends University: The Quaker influence. Paper presented at the 10th Biennial Conference of the North American Personal Construct Network, Vancouver, Canada.

  56. Domenici, D. J., & Raskin, J. D. (2002, April). Confirming vs. disconfirming preferred views: Implications for psychotherapy. Poster presented at the Second Annual Meeting of the Ohio Society for Psychotherapy Research, Oxford, OH.

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

  58. Raskin, J. D., & Stanley, C. M. (2001, August). Diversity and constructivism. In J. D. Raskin (Chair), Diversity in humanistic and constructivist psychology. Symposium conducted at the 109th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

  59. Neimeyer, R. A., & Raskin, J. D. (2000, August). Advances in constructionist psychotherapy. In G. Van Den Boss (Chair), Breaking convention—new concepts in practice: Advances in psychotherapy. Symposium conducted at the 108th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

  60. Neimeyer, R. A., & Raskin, J. D. (2000, August). On practicing postmodern therapy in modern times. In J. D. Raskin (Chair), Humanistic constructivism: Meaning-making frameworks for psychotherapy and psychopathology. Symposium conducted at the 108th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association,Washington, DC.

  61. Raskin, J. D. (2000, July). Constructivist approaches to Rorschach. Paper presented at the Ninth Biennial Conference of the North American Personal Construct Network, New Paltz, NY.

  62. Raskin, J. D. (2000, March). Human involvement and the construction of mental disorders. Invited lecture presented at the University of Huddersfield, England.

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

  64. Raskin, J. D. (1999, July). Constructivism as relativism? It all depends. Paper presented at the 13th International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology, Berlin, Germany.

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

  66. Epting, F. R., & Raskin, J. D. (1998, July). Constructivism, sexuality, and meaning. Paper presented at the Eighth Biennial Conference of the North American Personal Construct Network, Denton, TX.

  67. Raskin, J. D., & Lewandowski, A. M. (1998, July). The construction of disorder as human enterprise. Paper presented at the Eighth Biennial Conference of the North American Personal Construct Network, Denton, TX.

  68. Raskin, J. D. (1997, August). The definition of disorder. In A. J. Faidley (Chair), Disorders of construction: Assessment and psychotherapy in constructivist psychology. Symposium conducted at the 105th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

  69. Raskin, J. D., & Epting, F. R. (1997, August). What is a creative psychotherapist?  In L. M. Leitner (Chair), Therapist creativity in experiential and constructivist therapies. Symposium conducted at the 105th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

  70. Raskin, J. D., & Pabst, R. A. (1997, July). Clear violations of reality?  A constructivist critique of Exner’s Comprehensive Rorschach System. Paper presented at the 12th International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology, Seattle, WA.

  71. Raskin, J. D. (1996, August). On ethics in personal construct therapy. In D. Pfeninnger (Chair), Issues and methods in constructivistic psychology.  Symposium conducted at the 104th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

  72. Raskin, J. D. (1996, April). Reality bites?  Advancing truth claims in personal construct psychology. Paper presented at the 88th Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Nashville, TN.

  73. Raskin, J. D. (1995, October). By any other name: The effects of a homosexual or heterosexual label on how persons are perceived. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association’s Division 17 Southeast Regional Conference, Memphis, TN.

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

  75. Epting, F. R., Raskin, J. D., & Burke, T. B. (1994, July). Who is a homosexual?  A critique of the heterosexual-homosexual dimension. Paper presented at the Sixth Biennial Conference of the North American Personal Construct Network, Indianapolis, IN.

  76. Raskin, J. D. (1994, August). On ethics in personal construct theory. Paper presented at the 102nd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.

  77. Raskin, J. D., & Epting, F. R. (1994, August). 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 conducted at the 102nd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.

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

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