Jonathan Raskin – Short Bio

Deconstructing, Reconstructing Abnormality: Dr. Raskin is professor of psychology and counseling at SUNY New Paltz, focusing on social constructions of abnormality in psychology and psychotherapy, and co-chair of the Society for Humanistic Psychology‘s Diagnostic Summit Committee, overseeing the Global Summit on Diagnostic Alternatives.


Mad in America hosts blogs by a diverse group of writers. These posts are designed to serve as a public forum for a discussion—broadly speaking—of psychiatry and its treatments. The opinions expressed are the writers’ own.