Hisae Konakawa

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Hisae Konakawa  |  Research Fellow  |  Clinical Psychology

My research focuses on the images of “dreams” and “sandboxes” in clinical psychotherapy. “Play therapy” is also one of my research themes. It is my observation that, in psychotherapy, clients begin to naturally realize one’s own issues and new possibilities through their “dreams” and “play”. I would like to continue researching the meaning of those images during therapy.

E-Mail: konakawa.hisae.8e*kyoto-u.ac.jp  
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B. S., Education, Kyoto University, 2013
M. A., Education, Kyoto University, 2015
Ph.D., Education, Kyoto University, 2018
Program-Specific Research Fellow, Kokoro Research Center, Kyoto University, 2018-current
Kyoto University Ph.D (Education)

Konakawa, H. (2020). Meaning of Dreams Appearing in the Course of Psychotherapy. Tokyo, Japan: Sogensya.

【Journal Articles】
Konakawa,H. (2020). Characteristics of Japanese Dreams in Psychotherapy: Dreams that develop dreamers’ psychological themes based on a connection with the Japanese mentality. Psychologia, 62 (2), 163-180.
Konakawa, H. (2020). Examination of Contemporary Old-Age People’s Sense of Self and the Structure of Dreams. Archives of Sandplay Therapy, 33 (1), 3-12.
Konakawa, H. (2018). Role for Other People, Things, and Places in Dreams Appearing in the Course of Psychotherapy. Kyoto University Research Studies in Education, 64, 193-205.
Konakawa, H., Matsuoka, T., Tanaka, Y., Kawai, T., Hatanaka, C. & Umemura, K. 2018. The relationship between the style of sense of self of dreamers and the structure of dreams. Archives of Sandplay Therapy, 31(2), 3–17.
Konakawa, H.(2017)The way to approach dream in psychotherapy: Comparison between the theories about dream of schools of clinical psychology. Kyoto University Research Studies in Education, 63, 41-53.
Konakawa, H.(2016)Attempt at Comparison of Japanese and Western Dreams Using Structural Dream Analysis. Archives of Sandplay Therapy, 29 (1), 83-115.
Minamoto, A., Hatanaka, C., Umemura, K., Tazuke, K., Matsunami, M., Okabe, Y., Konakawa, H., Suzuki, Y., Kawai, T., Tanaka, Y.(2016)Features of Cases of Children Who Were not Evaluated for Autism Spectrum Disorder despite Being Diagnosed as Having ASD. Archives of Sandplay Therapy, 29 (2), 43-54.