A longer, chronological listing of my professional publications can be found in the Curriculm Vita section of the Web site. This section highlights a selection of titles, organized around four particular areas of interest. Links to ordering information are provided for some titles. .PDF versions of some articles can be downloaded from this website. Most of the books, new or used, are also available on

Carl Rogers and the Person-Centered Approach

Values Education and Character Education

School, Family and Community Relations

Humanistic Education


Carl Rogers and the Person-Centered Approach


Kirschenbaum, H. (2007). The Life and Work of Carl Rogers. Ross-on-Wye, England: PCCS Books. 740 pages, including 100 pages of endnotes, references, sources, and index and 16 pages of photographs. The definitive biography of America’s most influential psychotherapist and pioneer of humanistic psychology. Ordering Information.
Kirschenbaum, H., & Henderson, V. (Eds.). (1989). The Carl Rogers Reader. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Containing 33 of Rogers' most important articles and book chapters from 1942 to 1987.
Kirschenbaum, H., & Henderson, V. (Eds.). (1989). Carl Rogers: Dialogues ( with Buber, Tillich, Bateson, Skinner, etc.). Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
Kirschenbaum, H. (1979). On Becoming Carl Rogers. New York: Delacorte/Delta Press. A biography. Ordering Information.
Kirschenbaum, H. (2003). "Carl Rogers and the Person-Centered Approach." A 60-minute videotape presentation on the life and work of Carl Rogers. Self-produced; distributed by American Counseling Association, Insight Media, Psychological and Educational Films, and PCCS Books (London). Used in 800 colleges, universities and training institutions worldwide. Ordering Information.
  Book chapters, articles:

Demanchick, S., & Kirschenbaum, H. (2007, in press). Carl Rogers and the CIA. Journal of Humanistic Psychology.

Kirschenbaum, H., & Jourdan, A. (2005). The current status of Carl Rogers and the person-centered approach. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 42, 1, 37-51.

Kirschenbaum, H., & Demanchick, S. (2004). Much ado about dialogue. Review of Cissna, K., & Anderson, R., (2002). Martin Buber, Carl Rogers and the possibility of public dialogue. In Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 49, 4: 422-424.

Kirschenbaum, H. (2004, Winter). Carl Rogers’ life and work: An assessment on the 100 th anniversary of his birth. Journal of Counseling and Development, 82,1, 116-125. Translated into German for simultaneous publication in Person, the journal of the Austrian, German and Swiss associations for person-centered psychotherapy.

Kirschenbaum, H. (2003). Encountering Carl Rogers—15 years after his death. A review (invited) of D. Russell (Ed.). (2002). Carl Rogers: The quiet revolutionary—An oral history. Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapies, 2, 1, 57-66. (journal of the World Association for Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapy and Counseling.)

Kirschenbaum, H. (2001). Carl Ransom Rogers: 1902-1987. In N.J. Smelser & P. B. Baltes (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Social Sciences. 24 Volumes. Oxford: Pergamon/Elsevier Science.

Kirschenbaum, H. (1995) Carl Rogers. Introductory chapter in M. Suhd. (Ed.). Positive regard: Carl Rogers and other notables he influenced (pp. 1-90). Palo Alto: Science and Behavior Books.

Kirschenbaum, H. (1991). William Coulson's last crusade: Denigrating Carl Rogers. Journal of Counseling and Development, 69, 5, 411-413.


  Values and Character Education
Kirschenbaum, H. (1995). One hundred ways to enhance values and morality in schools and youth settings. Needham Heights, MA: Allyn and Bacon.
Simon, S., Howe, L., & Kirschenbaum, H. (1995). Values clarification: Your Action-Directed Workbook. [publisher's subtitle]. New York: Warner Books.
Kirschenbaum, H. (1977). Advanced value clarification. La Jolla, CA: University Associates.
Kirschenbaum, H., & Simon, S.B. (Eds.). (1974). Readings in values clarifiction. Minneapolis, MN: Winston Press.
Harmin, M., Kirschenbaum, H., & Simon, S. (1973). Clarifying values through subject matter. Minneapolis: Winston Press.
Simon, S., Howe, L., & Kirschenbaum, H. (1972; 1979). Values clarification: A handbook of practical strategies for teachers and students. New York: Hart Publishing. Reprinted by Dodd, Mead and Values Associates. Over 600,000 in print. Ordering Information.
  Book chapters, articles:

Kirschenbaum, H. (2000, October). From values clarification to character education: A personal journey. Journal of Counseling, Humanistic Education and Development [ACA], 39, 1, 4-20.

Kirschenbaum, H. (1998). Are you ready for sex? In S. Coleman & D. Anderson (Eds.). Charting your course: A life-long guide to health and compassion (pp. 148-153). Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press.

Kirschenbaum, H. (1992). [Toward] A comprehensive model for values and moral education. Phi Delta Kappan, 73, 10, 771-776.

Glaser, B., & Kirschenbaum, H. (1980). Using values clarification in counseling settings. Personnel and Guidance Journal [now the Journal of Counseling and Development, American Counseling Assn.].

Kirschenbaum, H., Harmin, M., Howe, L., & Simon, S. (1977). In defense of values clarification. Phi Delta Kappan, 58, 10, 743-746.

Kirschenbaum, H. (1978). New goals for moral education. The Humanist,38, 6, 17-19.

Kirschenbaum, H. (1976, March). Clarifying values clarification: Some theoretical issues and a review of the research. Group and Organizational Studies, 1, 1, 99-116.

Kirschenbaum, H., & Simon, S. (1974). Values and the futures movement in education (pp. 257-270). In A. Toffler. Learning for tomorrow: The role of the future in education. New York: Random House.

  School, Family and Community Relations

Kirschenbaum, H. (2001). Educating professionals for school, family and community partnerships. In D. Hiatt-Michael. (Ed.). Promising practices in school, family and community partnerships (pp.185-208). Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishers. [First volume in a series by AERA Family, School, Community Partnerships SIG.]

Kirschenbaum, H., & Reagan, C. (2001, September). University-school partnerships: An analysis of 57 collaborations between a medium size university and an urban school district. Urban Education, 36, 4, 479-504.

Kirschenbaum, H. (2000, January). The principal's view [of parent involvement]. The High School Magazine [Natl. Assoc. of Secondary School Principals], 7, 5, 26-29. (Reporting results of interviews with 30 school principals.)

Kirschenbaum, H. (1999, January). Night and day: Parent involvement at School 43. Principal, 78, 3, 24-27.

Kirschenbaum, H. (1999). From public relations to partnerships. (Position paper, 50 pp.) Washington, DC: Communitarian Network.

  Humanisitic Education -other than above
Kirschenbaum, H., & Glaser, B. (1978). Developing professional support groups. La Jolla, CA: University Associates.
Kirschenbaum, H., & Glaser, B. (1978). Skills for living. Findlay, OH: Quest International. (A year-long, life skills curriculum used with over one million high school students.)
Kirschenbaum, H. (Ed.). (1975). The catalogue for humanizing education. Saratoga Springs, NY: National Humanistic Education Center.
Bellanca, J., & Kirschenbaum, H. (1973). The college guide for experimenting high schools. National Center for Grading and Learning Alternatives. Results and analysis of a survey of 1900 colleges.
Kirschenbaum, H., Napier, R., & Simon, S. (1971). Wad-Ja-Get? The grading game in American education. A classic work debunking the validity and reliability of tradition grading (A,B,X/70, 80, 90, etc) in schools. New York: Hart Publishing.