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Welcome to the Anthropocene?

footprints filled with muddy wanter in a rice field. Photo by Robb Kendrick/Aurora/Getty Images     Hi Folks, I'm not sure if any of you were able to attend the Lewis & Clark Enviro Studies Symposium last week. There were many discussions about the Anthropocene concept. A short video that will be helpful if it [...]

Thomas Doherty Q/A featured in Portland Monthly Magazine Health

    Thomas Doherty was featured in the July Health Section of Portland Monthly Magazine and mentioned in Zach Dundas' editor's note, Living the Good Life, PDX-Style. Thomas discusses how connecting with nature make us healthier and that time outdoors correlates with mental health. Thomas talks about ecopsyhcology and personal sustainability which includes getting enough rest and exercise. Thomas [...]

Thomas Doherty highlighted in National Action Plan for Educating for Sustainability

  Thomas Doherty was highlighted in recent National Action Plan for Educating for Sustainability produced by The Center for Green Schools. Thomas Doherty was named as an "industry leader" in the Research section of the report (p.26) and quoted:"As Dr. Thomas Doherty, President of the American Psychological Association’s Division 34 (Environmental, Population, and Conservation Psychology) observes: 'The idea of Education for [...]

By |July 1st, 2014|articles, Media, Personal Sustainability, video|1 Comment

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”, Thomas Doherty talk featured in The Oregonian

Thomas Doherty, director of the Ecopsychology Certificate program at Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling, will give a presentation on “Parenting with Nature in Mind” from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, in the South Chapel at Lewis & Clark College, 0615 S.W. Palatine Hill Road. (Cost is $10 for an individual or a [...]

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”

http://vimeo.com/84908809 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 [...]