Thomas Doherty, PsyD, an alum of the PsyD in Clinical Psychology program, is prominently featured in the article “Addressing climate change concerns in practice” in the American Psychological Association Monitor.
In the article he states:
A key feature of these changes is their ongoing nature, notes Thomas Doherty, PsyD, a practitioner in Portland, Oregon, whose focus is environmental psychology. In the past, he says, calamity would strike—a storm surged and flooded a town, a drought destroyed crops, fires swept through neighborhoods—and then it would end.
But with unfolding, recurring, and new events related to climate change, says Doherty, the damage doesn’t stop. “And that’s really challenging for us.”