(Last updated : 2022-05-17 07:04:18)
  NISHIMURA, Kaoru

   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. 2018/04~2020/03 Director, Institute for Educational Research and Services, International Christian University
2. 2013/04~2017/03 Director, Institute for Advanced Studies of Clinical Psychology, Psychological Consulting Services
3. 2007/04~ Senior Associate Professor, College of Liberal Arts, Department of Psychology, International Christian University
4. 2006/04~2007/03 Associate Professor, College of Liberal Arts, Division of Education, Department of Psychology, International Christian University
5. 2002/04~2013/09 Head, Department of Clinical Psychology, Graduate School, International Christian University
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■ #Present Specialized Fields
Clinical psychology, Educational psychology (Key Word:psychoanalytic psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, childhood and adolescence, attachment, mentalizing, the social unconscious, referential activity) 
■ #Main Course Titles
clinical psychology
■ #Books and Articles
1. Book (The Japanese Translation of "Minding the Child: Mentalization-based Interventions with Children, Young People, and Families)   (Collaboration) 2022/05
2. Book Coronavirus and psychoanalytic practice: Lost and restoration of "meeting"  pp.163-180 (Collaboration) 2021/03
3. Book Mentalization-based treatment for children: A time-limited approach   (Collaboration) 2021/02
4. Book Introduction to Contemporary Psychology   (Collaboration) 2020/04
5. Book Textbook for Certified Public Psychologist: Psychological therapies   (Collaboration) 2019/03
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■ #Academic Conference Presentation
1. 2022/03/20 Mentalizing in groups: Its experiential discovery and seeking for possibilities (39th Congress of the Japanese Association for Group Psychotherapy)
2. 2021/10/02 Mentalizing approach in criminal and delinquent institutions, II (59th Annual Conference of Japanese Association of Criminal Psychology)
3. 2021/09/05 Necessity of group experience for certified public psychologist (40th Annual Congress of Association of Japanese Clinical Psychology)
4. 2021/09/05 Our struggles with clinical practice online ’20 -Online and beyond-
5. 2021/09/03 Structured discussion group 01: The future of group therapy and group work
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■ #Lectures
1. 2021/11/21 MBT (metalization-based treatment) for children
2. 2021/11/12 MBT for Children: Psychotherapy for children and adolescents by utilizing mentalizing approach
3. 2021/07/18 Therapist’s personal quality: A perspective from training
4. 2021/03/28 Basics of group psychotherapy: Therapeutic mechanisms and therapeutic process
5. 2020/10/18 ‘relating’ ‘playing’ ‘holding’ in therapy group for children and adolescents
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■ #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.
■ #Qualification and Licenses
1. 2021/03/19 Certified Public Psychologist
■ #Research Topics, Funded Research, and Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
1. 2018/04~  Development of Psychosocial Approaches to Help Children and Adolescents Form and Restore Their Attachment  (Key Word : )
2. 2014/04~2017/03  Development of Basic Techniques for Adolescent Group to Deepen Relations and Its Training System  (Key Word : )
3. 2017~  Researches of MBT (mentalization-based treatment)  (Key Word : )
4. 2017~  Research of attachment and trauma  (Key Word : )
5. 2008~  Studies on the "Social Unconscious"  (Key Word : )
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■ #researchmap Researcher Code
1000201775
■ #Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research Researcher Number
70302635