An international journal of human potential,
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The Journal of Humanistic Psychology is an interdisciplinary forum for contributions, controversies and diverse statements pertaining to humanistic psychology. It addresses personal growth, interpersonal encounters, social problems and philosophical issues.
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The Journal of Humanistic Psychology was founded by Abraham Maslow and Anthony Sutich in 1961. It is the official journal of the Association for Humanistic Psychology. Thomas Greening, JHP's former chief editor (1970-2005), is a member of the faculty. The current editor, Kirk J. Schneider, is Vice President of the Existential-Humanistic Institute, and Adjunct Faculty at Saybrook University and at Institute of Integral Studies.
Expand Your Horizons
The articles and features in JHP bring you the best of current scholarship covering a wide range of topics, such as: Authenticity · Community-building · Confluent education · Consciousness · Creativity · Existential psychotherapy · Holistic healing and learning · Humanistic politics · Humanistic psychotherapy · Human science research · Identity · I-Thou encounters · Love · Peace and mediation · Personal Growth · Self-actualization · Self-transcendence · Spiritual development · Synergy · Values.
A Multifaceted View of the Field
The Journal of Humanistic Psychology explores the many facets of humanistic psychology through a variety of features, including experiential reports, analyses of contemporary culture, theoretical papers, personal essays, poetry, research studies emphasizing human scientific methods, and applications of humanistic psychology.
Easy-to-Use Annual Index
For fast, easy reference the last issue of each year of the Journal of Humanistic Psychology includes an index of articles and authors.
Notable contributors to the Journal of Humanistic Psychology have included James F T Bugental, Abraham Maslow, Rollo May, Carl Rogers, Brewster Smith and Ken Wilber.
Thematic Issues and Sections
The Journal of Humanistic Psychology occasionally supplements its broad coverage with in-depth studies of topics of particular interest. Recent Special Issues and Special Sections include: International Developments in Humanistic Psychology · In Honor of Jim Bugental · Rollo May · Carl Rogers-The Man and His Ideas · Dialogue · Trauma and Transcendence · Leary, Drugs, Learning and Reality · The Growing Edge in Humanistic and Experiential Therapies.
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Kirk J. Schneider
Will W. Adams
Walter Truett Anderson
Jeffery Alan Brisker
Thomas F. Cloonan
Roy J. deCarvalhol
Constance T. Fischer
Barbara S. Held
Adelbert H. Jenkins
Rabbi Michael Lerner
David A. Levy
John L. Levy
Brent Dean Robbins
M. Brewster Smith
E. Mark Stern