Arthur Warmoth, Ph.D.
700 Bonnie Ave.
Rohnert Park, CA 94928

(707) 795-1064

Personal Data:

Born July 18, 1937 in Red Bluff, California
Married to Georgina A. Warmoth; three children


B.A., Reed College, 1959 (Major: Literature/Theater)
Ph.D. in Psychology, Brandeis University, 1967 (N.I.M.H. Predoctoral Fellow, 1962-65)

Full-time Employment:

Professor of Psychology, 1985 to date
Department Chair, 1980-84; 1990-92
Lecturer, Assistant Prof., Associate Prof., 1968-1985
Psychology Department
Sonoma State University
Rohnert Park, California 94928
    Clinical Psychologist, 1966-69
Mendocino State Hospital
Talmage, California
Teacher of Psychology & Humanities, 1965-66
Franconia College
Franconia, New Hampshire
Curriculum & Program Development Consultation: Sonoma State University:
  M.A. in Psychology, External Program (included working with a cohort of Native American students in Humboldt County, CA, organized by Royal Alsup, Ph.D.) Psychology Department Learning Community (with Prof. William McCreary

Psychology Core Curriculum (History of Modern Psychology)

Freshman Learning Community

Universidad Autonoma de la Laguna (Mexico):

Visiting Professor, 1995 to date

Workshops: January 1990; Summer & Fall 1993; Fall 1996

Sierra University (Santa Monica, CA), 1985-87

Calif. Institute of Transpersonal Psychology (Menlo Park, CA), 1976-1984

Humanistic Psychology Institute (now Saybrook Graduate School, San Francisco), 1970-1975

Sonoma Institute (Bodega, CA) 1975

Publications & Major Presentations:
For recent essays see my home page at
Old Saybrook 2 Report and the Outlook for the Future. In K. Schneider, J. Bugental & F. Pierson, eds. Handbook of Humanistic Psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage (in press; scheduled for summer 2001 publication)

Stella Resnik, Arthur Warmoth & Ilene Serlin. The Humanistic Psychology and Positive Psychology Connection: Implications for Psychotherapy. Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 41 (No. 1), 73-101.

Presentation on Regional Economics as part of a panel on "Innovations Toward a Civil Society." World Future Society, Washington, D.C., July 30, 1999.

Coordinator & Steering Committee, The Old Saybrook II Project ["Old Saybrook II: The Web Page" & Old Saybrook 2/2000 at West Georgia Conference, May 11-14, 2000. Presentations at AHP Midwest Conference, March 1999, and APA Annual Conventions (Division 32 Hospitality Suite), August 1998 and 1999.] Editor of the database elements of the Old Saybrook 2 Project Web Page <>

With Bernard A. Lietaer. "Designing Bioregional Economies in Response to Globalization" in A. Cohill & J. Kruth, Eds. Pathways to Sustainability. Published on-line at <>

"Humanistic Psychology and Humanistic Social Science." Humanity and Society, August 1998 (v. 22, no. 3, pp. 2-7)

"La Cultura y el Desarrollo Humano." Talk given to the Semana de Psicologia of La Universidad Autónoma de la Laguna, Torreón, Mexico, November 6, 1996.

Editor. Human Potential and the Economy. Special issue of the AHP Perspective, September-October 1995. Includes editorís introduction & article: "The Metropolitan Bioregion as a Political and Economic Unit."

"What In Tarnation Is This Postmodern Thing Anyhow?" Invited address, Assn. for Humanistic Psychology Annual Conference. Baltimore, MD, August 12, 1995.

Editor. What Humanistic Psychology Has Become. Special issue of the AHP Perspective, May-June 1995. Includes editorís introduction & articles: "A Second Look at Humanistic Values" and "A Virtual Map of Humanistic Psychology."

"Community Learning: What the 60s Have to Say to the 90s." American Psychological Assn., Los Angeles, August 1994. (Invited address on receiving the Bühler Award. Published in The Humanistic Psychologist, Spring1995 (v. 23, no. 1, pp. 40-47).

"Transformation in AHP: Crisis and the New Model." AHP Perspective, July 1990, pp. 12-14.

"Humanistic Psychology's Contribution to Constructivism." AHP Perspective, February 1990, pp. 4-5.

"Managing--Profits or Wealth?" Sonoma Management Review, Summer 1979, pp. 15-18 & 36.

"A Note on the Peak Experience as a Personal Myth." J. Humanistic Psychology, Spring 1965, pp. 18-21.

"The Peak Experience and the Life History," J. Humanistic Psychology, Spring 1963, pp. 86-91.

Professional Memberships & Awards: Council for Humanistic & Transpersonal Psychology (formerly Consortium for Diversified Psychology Programs). Chair, 1999-2003. Sonoma State University representative, 1989-

American Psychological Association: At-Large Board Member, Division 32, Humanistic Psychology, 1997-2000

Committee on Urban Initiatives Network, 1997-98

Association for Humanistic Psychology: Board of Directors 1989 to 1996. (Vice President-Elect, 1989-90; Vice President, 1990-91 & 1991-92, Past Vice President, 1992-93; President-Elect, President, Past President, 1993-96)

Editorial Board, Journal of Humanistic Psychology

Distinguished Service Award, The Saybrook Institute, June 1994

Karl & Charlotte Bühler Award for Pioneering Work in Graduate Psychological Education in Humanistic Psychology. Presented by the American Psychological Association, Division 32: Humanistic Psychology, August 1994

Ph.D. Committees:
University of California at Davis
Union Institute
Humanistic Psychology Institute/Saybrook Graduate School
Oklahoma State University (Sociology)
Sierra University

Community Service:

Boards of Directors:
  *Executive Director, Skaggs Island Foundation,
*President (formerly Treasurer), S.O.M.E./The Family Connection
*Latino Commission on Alcohl & Drug Abuse Wervices of Sonoma County
Hawthorne Learning Network
Person-Centered Expressive Therapy Institute
Nursing Therapeutics Institute
                *current   Organizer:
Sonoma/Marin Consortium of Education& Community Service Institutes