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8-Week Men’s Adulthood Group Starts April 2017

What does adulthood mean for men in 2017? And what does science say makes a happy adulthood? Is there an optimum way to communicate your emotions in relationships? How can you make the most of the victories and losses in your past, and set positive goals for the future? How can you connect with nature [...]

Coping with an Illegitimate Election

Given today’s inauguration, I wanted to share some thoughts from my perspective as a psychologist. For the record, I am a registered Independent voter in Oregon. Outside of my research and teaching, much of my work goes on behind the scenes in private conversations with people. My approach to psychology has always been that political [...]

By | January 20th, 2017|Events, Personal Sustainability|0 Comments

Thomas Doherty delivers November talks | Columbia University Global Mental Health Program

Thomas gave two invited talks on the mental health impacts of climate change for the Columbia University Global Mental Health Program in New York, New York. • Mental Health Impacts of Global Climate Change: Beyond a Disaster Framework | 11/14/16 • Studying Climate Global Climate Change Is a Personal Growth Opportunity | 11/15/16

By | November 20th, 2016|Climate Change, Ecopsychology, Events, talk, Workshop|0 Comments

TAO Health Ignite 2016 | “Nature and Mental Health in the 21st Century”

On November 16, 2016, Thomas delivered a talk titled “Nature and Mental Health in the 21st Century” for Health Ignite 2016, an event hosted by the Technology Association of Oregon (TAO), at OMSI in Portland, Oregon. Health Ignite was a high-energy evening of 5-minute talks by speakers from the local Portland community on the topics of [...]

By | November 17th, 2016|Ecopsychology, Events, Public Speaking|0 Comments

Aquarium of the Pacific | “Climate Change Messaging that Works: Psychological Perspectives”

On November 2, 2016 the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach California hosted a day-long forum titled “Climate Change Messaging that Works: Psychological Perspectives.” The forum brought climate scientists and psychologists together to develop strategies to motivate people to act on climate change. Thomas was a panelist and also member of a working group of experts [...]

By | November 4th, 2016|Climate Change, Ecopsychology, Events, Workshop|0 Comments

1st Annual Vive NW Conference | Culturally Diversifying the Outdoors

Thomas led a workshop on environmental identity at Vive Northwest’s inaugural conference event, “Culturally Diversifying the Outdoors.” The event was designed to bring together organizations across the private, non profit and government sectors in the outdoor and nature industries to initiate a conversation around a strategy to make the outdoor spaces of the Pacific Northwest [...]

By | October 21st, 2016|Environmental Identity, Events, Public Speaking, Workshop|0 Comments

Thomas Doherty weekend Conservation Psychology course at Lewis & Clark Graduate School

After psychologist Thomas Doherty consulted about the Portland Airport’s new food waste diversion program in 2012, the "Sort It and Win" program became more popular with employees and results improved 59%.* Why did this happen?  Thomas applied some basic psychology principles to the program. If you are interested in learning more about the links between psychology, conservation, and sustainability, consider attending the Conservation Psychology course at Lewis & Clark Graduate School, October [...]

By | September 22nd, 2014|Ecopsychology, Events, Personal Sustainability, Workshop|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”

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 that [...]

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