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Ecopsychology Community

In class, I had the tangible experience of noticing myself learn. I could feel my level of awareness rippling outward throughout the weekend and it was fantastic!StudentIntroduction to Ecopsychology in Counseling course

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Carol Doyle, PhD

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Thomas Joseph Doherty, PsyD specializes in teaching courses that integrate research on human relationships with the natural world, environmental conservation, and sustainability with modern counseling and psychotherapy practice. Thomas is Editor-in-Chief of the journal Ecopsychology and served as member of the American Psychological Association’s Climate Change Task Force.Thomas grew up in Buffalo, New York. His early career included work as a wilderness therapy expedition leader and professional river-rafting guide in the Grand Canyon. Thomas’ work has been featured in publications such as the Oregonian,The New York Times, and Sustainability. He lives with his wife and daughter in Northeast Portland. Read Thomas’ complete bio

 

Patricia Hasbach, PhD is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and clinical psychotherapist with a private practice in Eugene, Oregon, and adjunct faculty at Lewis & Clark College and Antioch University Seattle. She is the author and co-editor (with Peter Kahn) of two books that were published by MIT Press: Ecopsychology: Science, Totems, and the Technological Species (2012) and The Rediscovery of the Wild (2013). Dr. Hasbach has also published articles in numerous journals including Ecopsychology, The Journal of Natural History Education and Experiences, and Voices: The Art & Science of Psychotherapy.  Her work has also appeared in The Counselor and on the international online forum, The Children & Nature Network. Her work has been cited in Richard Louv’s popular book, The Nature Principle, and in The Utne Reader, The Observer (a publication by the Assn. for Psychological Science), The NY Times Sunday Magazine, and The Monitor (a publication of the American Psychological Association). As a clinician, Dr. Hasbach incorporates ecopsychological practices with traditional therapy in her work with adults, couples, and groups. She also consults extensively with hospitals, schools, architectural design firms, businesses, and community environmental activist groups. She is a member of the Editorial Board of the journal, Ecopsychology.