(Last updated : 2016-12-31 21:10:11)
  NISHIMURA, Kaoru
   Senior Associate Professor
   Division of Arts and Sciences, College of Liberal Arts, International Christian University
■ Academic Background
1. 1996/04~2000/03 Graduate School, Division of Education, International Christian University, Accomplished credits for doctoral program,
2. 1990/04~1992 Graduate School, Division of Education, International Christian University, Completed,
3. 1984/04~1989/03 Department of Educational Psychology, Faculty of Education, The University of Tokyo, Graduated,
■ Professional Background
1. 2013/04~2017/03 Director, Institute for Advanced Studies of Clinical Psychology, Psychological Consulting Services
2. 2007/04~ Senior Associate Professor, College of Liberal Arts, Department of Psychology, International Christian University
3. 2006/04~2007/03 Associate Professor, College of Liberal Arts, Division of Education, Department of Psychology, International Christian University
4. 2002/04~2013/09 Head, Department of Clinical Psychology, Graduate School, International Christian University
5. 2000/04~2006/03 Assistant Professor, College of Liberal Arts, Division of Education, Department of Psychology, International Christian University
■ Present Specialized Fields
Clinical psychology, Educational psychology, Special needs education 
■ Main Course Titles
clinical psychology
■ Books and Articles
1. Book Contemporary Manifestations of the Social Unconscious in Japan: Difficulties in Identity Formation and Trauma after the Second World War. (Collaboration) 2016/01
2. Book AGPA Practice Guidelines for Group Psychotherapy (Collaboration) 2014/04
3. Book Kokoro and clinical practice: facing mental crisis of the modern people. In "Contemporary Psychology: Scientific Perspectives on Human Nature and Human Behaviour" (Collaboration) 2012/09
4. Article Development of amae and affect regulation function in activity group therapy (Collaboration) 2016/03
5. Article On the concept of sukkiri-suru (feeling refreshed): Psychological functions viewed through everyday words (Single) 2015/03
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■ Academic Conference Presentation
1. 2016/02/27 Contemporary manifestations of the Social Unconscious in Japan: Post trauma massification and difficulties in identity formation after the Second World War and the 2011 disasters (73rd Annual Conference of American Group Psychotherapy Association)
2. 2015/09/03 Liberation from isolation: Relatedness in a group of early adolescent boys with pervasive developmental disorder and depression (19th Congress, International Association for Group Psychotherapy and Group Processes)
3. 2014/07/30 Foundation matrix of the Japanese society and the Social Unconscious (16th European Symposium in Group Analysis)
4. 2012/09/15 Practice of psychoeducational group for bond-nourishing (31st Annual Congress of Association of Japanese Clinical Psychology)
5. 2011/09/03 Psychoeducational group for bond-nourishing (30th Annual Congress of Association of Japanese Clinical Psychology)
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■ Lectures
1. 2010/07 Dynamics among Individuals, Groups, and History
2. 2007/03 International Group Workshop to explore psychological safe space and conviviality
3. 2006/03 Basics of psychodynamics
■ Academic Society Memberships
1. 1991~ Japanese Association of Group Psychotherapy
2. 2003~ American Group Psychotherapy Association
3. 2005~2007 International Society for Neuro-Psychoanalysis
4. 2001/04~ ICU Associtation for Post-graduate training in clinical psychology
■ Professional Achievements
● Other note that should be mentioned specially on duty
1. Psychodynamically oriented psychotherapy and group psychotherapy.Practicing community-based activity group with children and their families, group programs in specialized support school, and adolescent identity group psychotherapy as well as adult individual therapy.Researching therapy group process, and measurement of referential activity in psychotherapy session and its process analysis in terms of narrative materials, behavior observation, and questionnaire.Analysis of "the Social Unconscious" within an international network.
■ Research Topics, Funded Research, and Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
1. 2008~  Developing self-expression programs in specialized support education in middle school  (Key Word : )
2. 2001~  Practice and program development of children's activity group therapy  (Key Word : )
3. 2007~  Measurement and process analysis of Referential Activity (RA) in psychotherapy that is done in Japanese  (Key Word : )
4. 2008~  Studies on the "Social Unconscious"  (Key Word : )
5. 2003~2007  Empirical studies on the group program to encourage adolescents and (young) adults to form and reconstruct their identity  (Key Word : )
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■ researchmap Researcher Code
1000201775
■ Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research Researcher Number
70302635