Thomas Doherty has played an integral role in the recent development of ecopsychology and environmental approaches within psychology through his research, teaching and publications.
- Past President of the Society of Environmental, Population, and Conservation Psychology
- Founding Editor-in-Chief of the Ecopsychology journal
- Member of the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Task Force on Global Climate Change
- Founder and director of the Ecopsychology Certificate program at Lewis & Clark Graduate School
The report on psychology and global climate change Thomas co-authored has been cited nearly 400 times. His paper “The Psychological Impacts of Global Climate Change” has been cited over 500 times.
Thomas’ newest publications include:
- Harper, N. & Doherty T. J. (2020) An Introduction to Outdoor Therapies in N. J. Harper & W. W. Dobud (Eds.). Outdoor Therapies: An Introduction to Practices, Possibilities, and Critical Perspectives. New York: Routledge.
- Kelly, J., Doherty, T. J., Gabel, T., Disbrow, W. (2019). Large Carnivore Attacks on Humans: The State of Knowledge. Human Ecology Review, 25, 15-33. DOI: 10.22459/HER.25.02.2019.03
- Doherty, T. J. (2018). Individual impacts and resilience. In Clayton & Manning (Eds.). Psychology and Climate Change. New York: Elsevier
- Doherty, T. J. (2016). Theoretical and Empirical Foundations for Ecotherapy. In M. Jordan & J. Hinds (Eds.). Ecotherapy: Theory, Research & Practice. London: Palgrave