Abraham Maslow first described his hierarchy of needs in “A Theory of Human Motivation” published in Psychological Review.
Maslow Becomes Tired of Behaviorism
1945 - 1950
Carl Rogers published Client-Centered Therapy, which described his humanistic, client-directed approach to therapy.
Maslow Complies List of 125 Future Humanistic Psychologists
1954 - 1955
Abraham Maslow and other psychologists held meetings to develop a professional organization devoted to a more humanist approach to psychology. They agreed that topics such as self-actualization, crea
Journal of Humanistic Psychology Founded
1960 - 1963
American Association of Humanistic Psychologists Founded
1960 - 1963
The American Association for Humanistic Psychology was formed and the Journal of Humanistic Psychology was established.
Maslow published Toward a Psychology of Being, in which he described humanistic psychology as the “third force” in psychology. The first and second forces were behaviorism and psychoanalysis respectiv
Sonoma State College Forms First Humanistic Masters Program
1966 - 1967
Maslow Officially Announces Humanistic Psychology As A Third Option
1968 - 1969
First Undergraduate Program In Humanistic Psychology Formed
1969 - 1970