Welcome to the Association for Humanistic Psychology

The AHP was founded by a broad band of people from many disciplines, such as history, poetry, philosophy and spirituality. It is for academics, educators, health professionals, community and social workers, psychologists, counsellors and psychotherapists, sociologists – in fact, anyone who shares humanistic values and wants to make a difference.

The Self & Society newsletter, no. 1, summer 2018 is now available online.

Dr John Rowan, 1925–2018

We report with great sadness the passing of John Rowan – Honorary Life President of the AHPb, and often rightfully termed Britain’s “Father” of Humanistic Psychology. John died peacefully on Saturday 26 May, at the magnificent age of 93.

An  obituary and appreciation can be seen here. There will be full tributes to and celebrations of John’s life and achievement’s in the next issue of Self and Society journal, and in our July Newsletter.

Rest In Peace, dear friend and colleague.

Photo of John and Sue Rowan

John with his wife Sue at his 90th-birthday Festschrift celebration.


Into the Woods and Out Again: A Memoir of Love, Madness and Transformation by Dina Glouberman is now available and can be purchased from the online store.

Into the Woods and Out Again is an inspiring memoir that – with honesty and down-to-earth humour – invokes the essence of a remarkable time and place by a woman who dared to make her dreams a reality.
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