Sustainable Self at The Starving Artist Science Soiree

The Sustainable Self—Part of Science Soiree

The Starving Artist

DEC 2 2010 – 8:00pm to 10:00pm


The Starving Artist

The Sustainable Self with EcoPsychologist Thomas Doherty


Rowland Russell


Engage with scientists, researchers, and other expert practitioners on a diverse array of scientific and technical topics the 4th Thursday of each month at the Starving Artist.  Meet great minds in an informal and playful setting.  Each Science Soiree starts with a warm-up act (music, theater, spoken word, film), leading into topical conversation or an engaging presentation by a special guest.

Ecopsychologist Thomas Doherty, PhD work in Sustainable Self explores the relationship between mental health, the natural environment, and sustainable lifestyles. He draws on his past experiences, including helping urban dwellers to foster their connections with nature and integrating literary themes into his counseling work through the use of poetry and movies.

Published by Thomas Doherty

Psychologist Thomas Doherty's work on environmental sustainability and health has been featured in publications like the New York Times and in talks worldwide. Thomas consults with individuals and organizations through his business Sustainable Self. He was the founding Director of the Ecopsychology Certificate Program at Lewis & Clark Graduate School and Founding Editor-in-Chief of the peer-reviewed academic journal Ecopsychology. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

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