Climate Change: Loss and Coping around a Global Trauma

Thomas Doherty, PsyD (Antioch 2002) has been quoted in a piece entitled “Mourning the Land” in the May 2019 edition of the American Psychological Association (APA) Monitor on Psychology. This is a very moving and sobering article on climate change and the toll it does take on people and will continue to take over the years.  The subtitle to the article, Researchers are taking stock of the emotional toll of climate change in threatened communities worldwide, offers a glimpse into the heartache expressed. Tom Doherty has been invested in this area as a clinician, an advocate, and a teacher for many years, and he specializes in applying an environmental perspective to mental health and well-being.

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Cool Course: How to Address Homelessness in Your Town

It’s common to hear people say that housing is a human right, yet by many estimates, over half a million Americans experience housing insecurity every year. “It’s time to create a groundswell of interest in this topic in this country,” says Charles Durrett, an architect, activist, builder of cohousing communities globally, and instructor of the upcoming four-week Continuing Education course at Antioch, “How to Address Homelessness in Your Town,”…

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