THE INSTITUTE FOR PSYCHOLOGY OF THE HEART

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Digest:Prof. Shen Heyong and his team have been undertaking several research projects subsidizing and supporting by National Education Program, the humanities and social science of ministry of education, IAAP and ISST, all of which take analytical psychology and sandplay as well as analytical psychology and Chinese culture as their themes.



The Academic Research of Analytical Psychology and Chinese Culture



Our expectation and target are developing an effective analytical psychology theory including methods and techniques on the basis of Chinese culture. This kind of analytical psychology can not only be used at the clinical level, having the effect of basic psychological treatment, but also improve the psychological development and creation of people, helping the level of psychological health and developing its use of psychological education. At the same time, the analytical psychology can help people obtain the experience of individualization and the unity of nature and Self on the level of knowing himself and understanding the meaning of life. Analytical psychology based on Chinese culture, is committed to pursuit and practice of the real meaning of mind and to explore and present the state mind can achieve.


Prof. Shen Heyong, the leader of Analytical Psychology and Chinese Culture discipline, was a student of Pro. Gao Juefu, taking part in the first analytical psychology study group held by him as a speaker (1986). He has been engaging in research and practice of psychological analysis and sandplay therapy since 1993, and has guided 21 doctoral students, 62 graduate students, dozens of visiting scholars from China and abroad and post doctors, and many professional individuals coming for  personal experience and case supervision of psychological analysis and sandplay game. 


Prof. Shen Heyong and his team have been undertaking several research projects subsidized and supported by National Education Program, the humanities and social science of ministry of education, IAAP and ISST, all of which take analytical psychology and sandplay as well as analytical psychology and Chinese culture as their themes. When searching CNKI with the key word of ‘sandplay therapy’, most of the papers and articles (1995-2008) are related to the research of Prof. Shen Heyong and his group.


Prof. Shen Heyong edited chiefly the first series of sandplay therapy books, The Garden of Heart: Sandplay Therapy Series, including classical work about sandplay therapy of Dora Kalff the creator of sandplay therapy, Kay Bradway, the main founder of ISST, Harriet Friedman, the chairman of STA, and Ruth Ammann, the chairman of ISST. Meanwhile, he published the first monograph about sandplay therapy inland, Sandplay Therapy: Theory and Practice.
 


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The Garden of Heart: Sandplay Therapy Series edited chiefly by Prof. Shen Heyong. (Guangdong Higher Education Press, 2004)
1.  Healing and transformation in sandplay: creative processes become visible. Written by Ruth Ammann, translated by Pan Yanhua and Cai Baohong.
2. Sandplay Therapy: Treatment of Psychopathologies. Written by Eva Pattis Zoja, translated by Liu Jianxin, Cai Chenghou, etc.
3. Sandplay: Past, Present and Future. Written by Harriet and Rie, translated by Zhang Min, Song Bin, etc.
4. Sandplay: Silent workshop of the Psyche. Written by Kay Bradway, translated by Li Chunmiao, Li Bo, etc.
5. Sandplay: a Psychotherapeutic Approach to the Psyche. Written by Dora Kalff, translated by Gao Lan, Chen Jing, etc.
6. The Amazing Sandplay Therapy. Written by Roel Ryce-Menuhin, translated by Li Jiangxue, Gui Lina, etc.
7. Sandplay: the Image of the Self. Written by Estelle Weinrib, translated by Wang Qiushi, Heqin, Chenjing, etc.
8. Jung and Analytical Psychology. Written by Shen Heyong.
9. Sandplay Therapy: Theory and Practice. Written by Shen Heyong and Gao Lan.
10. The Psychological Analysis of Painting Psychological Test. Written by Chen Kan.
11. The Symbol and Analysis in Sandplay. Edited chiefly by Shen Heyong.

 

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Below are the graduate thesises on the topic of analytical psychology and sandplay therapy guided by Prof. Shen Heyong:
1. Psychoanalytical research on Compel Complex. Written by Liu Jianxin (doctoral dissertation).
2. Psychoanalytical research on Suicidal Complex. Written by Wang Qiushi (doctoral dissertation).
3. Psychoanalytical research on Borderline Personality Disorder. Written by Li Jiangxue (doctoral dissertation).
4. Psychoanalytical research on Trauma and Separation. Written by Zhao Dongmei (doctoral dissertation).
5. Psychoanalytical research on Persona and Shadow. Written by Fan Hongxia (doctoral dissertation).
6. Psychoanalytical research on Complexity. Written by Jiang Xuehua (doctoral dissertation).
7. Psychoanalytical research on God Image. Written by Michael Yen (doctoral dissertation).
8. T Psychoanalytical research on Image of Guanyin. Written by Li Ying (doctoral dissertation).
9. Psychoanalytical research on Father Image. Written by Song Bin (doctoral dissertation).
10. Thematic Apperception and the Study of Analytical Psychology. Written by Xiang Jinjing (doctoral dissertation).
11. Psychological Projection and the Study of Analytical Psychology. Written by Cai Chenghou (doctoral dissertation).
12. Dora Kalff and the Sandplay Therapy. Written by Zhong Xiangyang (master thesis).
13. The Psychoanalysis of Fairy Tale and Sandplay Therapy. Written by He Qin (master thesis).
14. The Therapy and Research of Sandplay on People With Autism. Written by Pan Yanhua (master thesis).
15. The Code and Analysis of the Initial Sandplay. Written by Cai Baohong (master thesis).
16. The Meaning and Study of Group Sandplay Therapy. Written by Chen Jing (master thesis).
17. Ego Defense Mechanisms and its presentation in Sandplay. Written by Song Bin (master thesis).
18. The Anxious Dream of Children and Its presentation in Sandplay. Written by Gui Lina (master thesis).
19. The Research on Separation Anxiety of Children and Its Sandplay Therapy. Written by Liu Yongmei (master thesis).
20. The Evaluative research on Sandplay with Children in Welfare House. Written by Liu Yingli (master thesis).
21. The Therapeutic Effect of Creative Activity. Written by Wang Dehu (master thesis).
22. The Effect of Psychological Treatment of Ritual Activity. Written by Yan Zhen (master thesis).



the authoritative journal, Journal of Sandplay Therapy, in recent years, has published many articles written by Prof. Shen Heyong and members of Research Center for Psychology of the Heart such as:
1. Gao Lan. (2003). The Sandplay Therapy in China. Journal of Sandplay Therapy. 
2. Shen Heyong.(2004). Sandplay and Chinese Culture. Journal of Sandplay Therapy.
3. Shen Heyong. (2004). I Ching and Sandplay Therapy. Journal of Sandplay Therapy.
4. Theo Cope(doctoral student of Shen Heyong). (2005). The Sandplay and the Touch of Spirituality. Journal of Sandplay Therapy.
5. Kay Broadway. (2005). The First Monograph About Sandplay Therapy in China. Journal of Sandplay Therapy. 
6. Shen Heyong & Gao Lan. (2006). The New Progress of Sandplay Therapy. Journal of Sandplay Therapy.
7. Gao Lan. (2008). The Case of Sandplay Therapy. The Supervision of Sandplay Therapy.
8. Shen Heyong. (2008). The Analytical Psychology and Sandplay. The Supervision of Sandplay Therapy.

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Meanwhile, Prof. Shen Heyong also briefly edited several other series of books about analytical psychology, Chinese culture and sandplay and so on.