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educator , Psychologist

Hidefumi Kotani, Japanese psychologist, educator. Certified clinical psychologist Japan, group psychotherapist. Member of International Association Group Psychotherapy (board directors 2003-2006), Japanese Association Group Psychotherapy (executive board 1986—2000, since 2005).

Background

Kotani, Hidefumi was born on January 21, 1948 in Hiroshima, Japan. Son of Kuniichi and Sadako Kotani.

Education

Bachelor in Education, Hiroshima University, 1970. Diploma graduate course of education, Hiroshima University, 1971. Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, Hiroshima University, 1973.

Diploma in group psychotherapy, New York University, 1979.

Career

Instructor, psychologist Hiroshima University, 1975—1984, associate professor, 1984—1986. Visiting professor Adelphi University, 1977—1979. Assistant professor International Christian University, Tokyo, 1986—1990, associate professor, 1990—1996, professor, since 1996, chairman division education, 1998—2002, chairman graduate school, 2002—2003.

Founder, director Institute Psychoanalytic and Systems Psychotherapy, Tokyo, since 1994. President International Association Dynamic Psychotherapy, since 1995. Founder, director Institute Advanced Studies of Clinical Psychology International Christian University, since 2001.

Achievements

  • Certified clinical psychologist Japan, group psychotherapist.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Offcl. Journal Japanese Group Therapy Association, 1986—2000, International Journal Counseling and Psychotherapy, since 2003

    • contributor.

Membership

Member of International Association Group Psychotherapy (board directors 2003-2006), Japanese Association Group Psychotherapy (executive board 1986—2000, since 2005).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Karate, motorcycling.

Connections

Married Chiyomi Okuda, May 25, 1975. Children: Ryoko Mimaki, Takako Tanoi, Taisuke.

father:
Kuniichi Kotani

mother:
Sadako Kotani

spouse:
Chiyomi Okuda

child:
Ryoko Mimaki Kotani

child:
Takako Tanoi Kotani

child:
Taisuke Kotani