search/admin/spider_custom.php search/search.php fellowship_survey/survey.php Fellow Follow-up Survey Details - DAVID MCGILL

PF (1986)

Fellow Information:
First Name
DAVID
Middle Name
 
Last Name
MCGILL
Sex
Male
Organization
Harvard U. Psychiatry
Title
Lecturer in Psychology
Contact Address:
Address Type
Home
Address 1
4 Wright St.
Address 2 (optional)
 
City
Cambridge
State
MA
Zip Code
02138
Country
United States
Telephone
6172920103
Email
DavidWMcGill@comcast.net
*Survey URL
http://www.jfny.org/fellowship_survey/survey.php?id=3341&sid=590e63e71a81ce3f9b77b6b8ff4c56b7
Questions:
1. Are you enaged in Japanese Studies?

Answer: C. Yes, I am engaged in Japanese Studies personally, but not at an institution or organization.

Field of Study: Psychology

2. Please describe what you are currently doing. (If you have your own website or any relevant site, provide its URL.)

Answer: I am a private practice of family psychotherapy and am a supervisor at the Couples and Counseling center, Cambridge Hospital - affiliated with Harvard University Medical School department of Psychiatry. I have also been a member of the Japan Association of Family Therapy and attended annual conferences in Japan, giving workshops with Japanese Colleagues on Intergenerational Japanese Family Psychology and Family Therapy. Since 1985 I have studied School Refusal- TooKyoo Kyohi and Hikikomori especially with Drs Nakamura and Tamura.

3. Where did you acquire your most advanced Japanese language training for your research?

Answer: B. I learned it at a special language training school. (Kyooto Nihongo Gakko)

4. Have you ever participated in the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme?

Answer:

Optional Inquiry:
1. Please describe briefly how the Japan Foundation Fellowship experience influenced your career.

Answer: The Japan foundation Fellowship experience enabled me to begin studying Japanese Family Therapy and the problems of School Refusal and Hikikomori, become close friends and colleagues with several Japanese Psychiatrists and Psychologists and participate with them in annual Family Therapy meetings in Japan and discuss Japanese Family Therapy in annual meetings of the International Family Therapy Association around the world from 1986 to the present. I have also seen many Japanese clients in my office here in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

2. The Japan Foundation is planning to create a network or forum among past Japan Foundation fellows. Please let us know if you have any suggestions in terms of themes, format, etc.

Answer: