Earth Day in the Here and (Long) Now

In Honor of Earth Day, a guest post from my colleague Darrin Gunkel —Thomas Doherty Photograph courtesy Terra/ASTER/NASA and NASA Earth Observatory Let’s wish everyone a Happy Earth Day, but carefully around environmentalists of a certain ilk. You may know the type: “Every day is Earth Day!” they’ll say, kind of like my [...]

By | April 22nd, 2014|Ecopsychology, Environmental Identity, Guest Blog|0 Comments

Happy Earth Day, Love Daddy and Mama

— A developmental perspective leads to insights about how to celebrate Earth Day with children, in ways that may lead to deeper connections and activities as they grow older. Inspired by my recent research and talks on "parenting and nature" and being more attentive to the presence and urgency of parent-child communications given my wife Chelsea's [...]

By | April 21st, 2014|Ecopsychology, Environmental Identity|0 Comments

Parenting With Nature in Mind with Thomas Doherty

Parenting With Nature in Mind Date: WED April 9 Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm Location: Lewis & Clark Graduate Campus, South Chapel [Campus Overview ] | [Campus Map] | [Google Directions] Join Thomas Doherty, director of the Ecopsychology program at Lewis & Clark, for a public dialogue on the importance of nature in child development and ways families can cope with [...]

Thomas Doherty Animal Rights Talk — “Values about Animals” Thomas Doherty discusses "Values about Animals" at the Lewis & Clark Human-Animal Studies Conference on January 25, 2014. How people think about and value other animals, and diversity of attitudes based on different value sets. Thomas Doherty, a professor of Psychology at the Graduate School of Education and Counseling, will focus on basic values [...]

By | February 4th, 2014|Ecopsychology, Events, Media, talk, video, Workshop|0 Comments

November 20th IFMA Luncheon: The Psychology of Sustainability Behavior

"The Psychology of Sustainability Behavior: Implications for Facilities Managers" November Luncheon, Presentation and Tour Presented by Thomas Joseph Doherty for the  IFMA - International Facility Management Association - Oregon & SW Washington Chapter DATE: WED NOV 20, 2013 TIME: 11:30am-1pm LOCATION: Port of Portland HQ 7200 NE Airport Way Portland, Oregon 97218 Session Description: This talk will [...]

WORKSHOP: Applying Classic Theories of Human Development in the Context of Nature and Social Justice

Applying Classic Theories of Human Development in the Context of Nature and Social Justice This interdisciplinary talk, suitable for counselors and educators, looks at some classic theories of human development in the modern context of people’s relationship to nature and other species. For example, we will integrate Piaget’s theory of cognitive development with educator David [...]

By | August 27th, 2013|Ecopsychology, Environmental Identity, Events, Workshop|0 Comments

Thomas Doherty on Radio New Zealand “Ideas”

from Sunday Morning on Sunday 17 March 2013 The idea that the environment has an impact on our physical health is indisputable - but what impact is environmental degradation having on our mental health? Can psychology offer insights into how to improve our environment? Ideas talks to Thomas Doherty, editor of the Ecopsychology journal; University of [...]

Mindfulness and Sustainability: Zen practices for a resilient self and planet With Thomas Doherty and Gregory Hill

We will explore the intersections of personal and environmental sustainability in the light of Zen Buddhist teaching and practice. Participants will work to recognize, validate, and celebrate their perceptions and emotions regarding the natural environment, nurture themselves, and engage in grounded action that manifests their unique sustainability visions. The day will also have an introduction [...]

Conservation Psychology Institute – San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research

SAVE THE DATES Tuesday afternoon – October 15, 2013 to Friday noon – October 18, 2013 San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research Escondido, California Antioch University New England has joined together with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and San Diego Zoo Global to run an intensive 4-day Conservation Psychology Institute (CPI). The Institute is [...]

By | February 26th, 2013|Announcements, Ecopsychology, Events, Workshop|0 Comments

Dr. Thomas Doherty’s Brown Bag presentation at Port HQ: Sort It And Win Program

Portsmouth: Sort It And Win Program a Success By Erin Anderson October 2012 There are more than 30 food and beverage retailers at PDX serving over a million passengers each month generating over $4,000,000 in sales—and tens of thousands of pounds of food waste! PDX began collecting food waste in 2003 and to date has [...]