East Side Institute

an international research, education and training center for human development and community.

East Side Institute

an international research, education and training center for human development and community.

Social Therapy


Holzman, L. and Newman, F. (in press). Activity and Performance (and their Discourses) in Social Therapeutic Method. In T. Strong and A. Lock (Eds.),  Discursive Perspectives in Therapeutic Practice. London: Oxford University Press.
Newman, F. (2009). Where is the Magic in Cognitive Therapy? (A philo/psychological investigation). in R. House and Lowenthal, L (Eds.), Against and For CBT Towards a Constructive Dialogue?. Ross-on-Wye, UK: PCCS Books

Holzman, L. (2007).
How much of a loss is the loss of self? Understanding Vygotsky from a social therapeutic perspective and vice versa. Paper presented at the Language Dynamics and the Phenomenology of Individual Experience Symposium of the Distributed Language Group, Agder University College, Grimstad Norway. May 2007.

LaCerva, C. (2005)
Social therapy with special needs children and their families: Interview with Christine La Cerva

Holzman, L. (2005)
Performing a life. G. Yancy and S. Hadley (Eds.), Narrative Identities: Psychologists Engaged in Self-Construction. London: Jessica Kingsley

Holzman, L. (2004)
How Psychology Needs to Change Talk given at Vygotsky Today Symposium, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Banja Luka, Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Holzman , L. (2004)
Psychological Investigations: An Introduction to Social Therapy A talk given at the University of California, Berkeley, as part of the UC system-wide Education for Sustainable Living Program.

Holzman, L. and Mendez, R. (Eds.), (2003). Psychological Investigations: A Clinician's guide to social therapy . New York: Brunner-Routledge

Newman, F. and Holzman, L
. Power, authority and pointless activity (The developmental discourse of social therapy). T. Strong and D. Pare (Eds.), Furthering Talk: Advances in Discursive Therapies . Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Newman, F. (2003).
Undecidable emotions (What is social therapy? And how is it revolutionary?) . Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 16: 215-232.

Holzman, L. (2002)
Practicing a Psychology that Builds Community Keynote Address, APA Division 27/ Society for Community Research and Action (SCRA) Conference, Boston.

LaCerva, C., Holzman, L., Braun, B., Pearl, D. and Steinberg, K. (2002)
. The performance of social therapy after September 11. Journal of Systemic Therapies , 21(3), 30-38.

Holzman , L., (2002)
Vygotsky's Zone of Proximal Development: The Human Activity Zone. Lois. Presentation, Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association

Newman, F. and Holzman, L. (2001). La relevancia de Marx en la Terapeutica del siglo XXI. Revista Venezolana de Psicologia Clinica Comunitaria, No. 2, 47-55.

Newman, F. (2001)
. Therapists of the world, unite. New Therapist. No. 16.

Newman, F. (2001). Rehaciendo el pasado: Unas cuantas historias exitosas en materia de Terapia Social y sus moralejas. Revista Venezolana de Psicologia Clinica Comunitaria, No. 2, 57-70.

Holzman, L. (1996). Newman's practice of method completes Vygotsky. In I. Parker and R. Spears (Eds.),
Psychology and society: radical theory and practice. London: Pluto Press, pp. 128-138.

La Cerva, C.
Upside Down Therapy: Building a Heart in a Havenless World.

Newman, F. (1994).
Let's develop! A guide to continuous personal growth. New York: Castillo International.

Holzman, L. and Polk, H. (Eds.) (1988).
History is the cure: A social therapy reader. New York: Practice Press.

Holzman, L. (1987). People need power: An introduction to the Institute for Social Therapy and Research.
The Humanistic Psychologist, 15, pp. 105-113.

Holzman, L. and Newman, F. (1979).
The practice of method: An introduction to the foundations of social therapy. New York: New York Institute for Social Therapy and Research.