“How Do We Pursue an Imagination for Beloved Community?” A Classroom Discussion with Dr. J. Derek McNeil & Dr. Paul Hoard

The Seattle School on June 27, 2023

Earlier this year, Dr. J. Derek McNeil, President and Provost, visited the on-campus classroom of Social & Cultural Diversities, CSL 509, to engage in discussion with Dr. Paul Hoard and students on two articles published in The Other Journal this spring. Dr. Hoard authored “Beyond Fragility: Interpassive White Rage” and, by invitation from Dr. Hoard, […]


An Interview with Psychotherapist Matt Inman on Relationally Focused Psychodynamic Therapy

The Seattle School on March 22, 2021

Relationally Focused Psychodynamic Therapy (RFPT) is a post-graduate certificate program developed by Dr. Roy Barsness, Professor of Counseling Psychology, that “deepens a psychotherapist’s capacity to work directly within the therapeutic [relationship] as the primary instrument towards change.” Matt Inman is a psychotherapist in private practice and a second-year student of the RFPT program. In an […]


What is Relationally Focused Psychodynamic Therapy?

Roy Barsness, Ph.D. on February 22, 2021

Dr. Roy Barsness is the founder of the Relationally Focused Psychodynamic Therapy, an evidence-based treatment approach with strong roots in depth psychology, embodied theology, dialogical philosophy, and neuroscience. He has also developed a Post-Graduate Certificate through The Seattle School where clinicians are able to deepen their understanding and application of relational psychotherapy over a two-year […]