Eric B Vogel began teaching at JFKU in 2002 as an adjunct in the PsyD program and the MA counseling program. In 2004 he joined the core faculty of the PsyD program. He has also taught at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS). In 2009, he won the Eugene Benjamin Sagan award for outstanding teaching in psychology. His psychology publications are primarily qualitative research studies and theoretical papers on qualitative methodology. He develops psychotherapeutic games for children, and hobby games for adults. His most well-known therapy game is Land of Psymon: A Cognitive Therapy Game. His hobby games include: The Dresden Files Cooperative, and Romans Go Home.


  • Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.)


Foundations of Professional Psychology: History and Systems

Qualitative Research: Critical Review, Cognitive Behavioral Theory

Dissertation Proposal I, Dissertation Proposal II, Dissertation Proposal III

Selected Publications

Vogel, E. B. (2018). Land of Psymon: A Cognitive Therapy Game – Revised Edition. Austin, TX: Child’s Work Child’s Play.

Casuga, S. M., Vogel, E. B., & Pope-Rhodius, A. (2017). A qualitative content analysis of the Bahala na attitude in Filipino elite athletes. International Journal Of Sport Psychology, 48(4), 419-434.

Matz, D., Vogel, E. B., Mattar, S., & Montenegro, H. (2015). Interrupting Intergenerational Trauma: Children of Holocaust Survivors and the Third Reich.
The Journal of Phenomenological Psychology. 46, 2, 185-205.

Mattar, S., & Vogel, E. B. (2014). The Quality of the Evidence: Qualitative Research in Trauma Psychology. Europe’s Journal of Psychology, 10(2), 363–375. doi:10.5964/ejop.v10i2.750

Vogel, E. B. (2009). El Planeta de los Psimon. Madrid, Spain: TEA Ediciones.

Vogel, E. B. (2004). Land of Psymon: A Cognitive Therapy Game. Los Angeles, CA: Western Psychological Services.

Credentials & Accolades

2009 Eugene Benjamin Sagan Award