Chinese Psychology Topics

This is a list of commonly offered ChinPsy-topics. If you want a listed topic please refer with the 2015 ChinPsy#; do NOT use older ChinPsy#. Ask for spesification for the topic of your choice, or for the difference between two similar topics.  Starting from 2015 you are free to order other non-listed topics or to adjust listed topics.

nils41The psychology that exist within Chinese medicine are called by many names. Some call it Chinese medicine Psychology, TCM Psychology, The Psychology in Chinese medicine or like me simply “Chinese psychology”. In this collection of themes you will for sure find something you have heard about before and others that you never have heard about. Just remember that to become a better practitioner you need to include different aspects not exclude. I am sure you will find something here to complement your life, clinical practice or to use in your personal life. Looking forward seeing you in class.

Nils Volden

 


Most Popular topic (2014)

  • ChinPsy 101
  • 基础课 Ji Chu Ke – The Basic consepts of Chinese psychology
    • A lecture about different central aspects within Chinese psychology. Mainly Psychic qi, mental modal and the personalities.to

Suggestion to other topics (The 2015 List)

  • ChinPsy 102
  • 天 Tian – Heaven
    • A lecture about the mind and Chinese philosophy.
  • ChinPsy 103
  • Yang Sheng –  The best treatment
    • A lecture about the how a treatment should be constructed. The base buld around that all treatments should focus on what works and not on what does not work.
  • ChinPsy 104
  • Jingshen Moxing Mental patterns : The mental model and personalities
    • A lecture about how the mind interact with personality according to Chinese psychology. The mental model are a model that explain the function of the mind. Personalities are the five basic characteristics of person in Chinese psychology.

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  • ChinPsy 105
  • The Classical Mental model
    • A lecture that explain the basic features of the mind regarding information processing according to Chinese psychology. The mental model are a model that explain the function of the mind.

mental

  • ChinPsy 106
  • The Extended Mental model
    • A lecture that in depth explain the features of the mind regarding information processing according to Chinese psychology. The mental model are a model that explain the function of the mind.
  • ChinPsy 107
  • Psychic qi
    • A lecture about the function of mind in Chinese psychology. Psychic qi are the activity or energy that exist in the mind.
  • ChinPsy 108
  • Yin/ Yang person (Behavior, constitution, personality and reactions)
    • A lecture about how to divide aspects whit man into two chategories and how to use this system of chategorization.

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  • ChinPsy 109
  • The Mental model (Hun, Shen, Yi, Po and Zhi)
    • A lecture about the advanced features of the mind regarding information processing according to Chinese psychology. The mental model are a model that explain the function of the mind.
  • ChinPsy 110
  • 动脑筋深刻 Dong nao jin Shen ke – the extended Mental model
    • A lecture about the advanced features of the mind regarding information processing according to Chinese psychology. The mental model are a model that explain the function of the mind.
  • ChinPsy 111
  • Personalities (Roun, Chen, I, Pro and Teche)
    • A lecture about personality according to Chinese psychology. Personalities are the five basic characteristics of person in Chinese psychology.

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  • ChinPsy 112
  • Seven emotions
    • A lecture about the basic emotions within Chinese medicine.
  • ChinPsy 113
  • Fang Wei (defense mechanisms)
    • A lecture about the inborn basic defense mechanisms; how they work and manifest according to Chinese psychology.
  • ChinPsy 114
  • A persons Sou fang (spotlight) towards Yi ding (one area) in Chinese psychology
    • A lecture about how the consept of attention function in Chinese Psychology.
  • ChinPsy 115
  • Hun-Po interaction and mirroring
    • A lecture about how mental activity will create a physical responce in the body. The psychosomatic explication within Chinese psychology.

hun gui po

  • ChinPsy 116
  • Hun “the cloud soul”  and Po “the white soul”
    • A lecture about the two human souls.
  • ChinPsy 117 (Most popular topic 2013)
  • The Divergent meridians
    • A lecture about the meridian system where the psychic qi circulates in the body, and how this system interact with the mind. A spesific focus on preorganic, organic and postorganic part of the meridian traject. Treatment of divergent meridian problems in the three divisions (in all twelve meridians) and the use of ting points, peripheral reunion point, central reunion point, Du14 and Du20 in DM therapy.

meridans

  • ChinPsy 118
  • The true use of I Ching – The book of changes
    • A lecture about how to use I Ching as a helpful tool and not as an esotherical fortune teller. You will learn to stimulate the different brain halfs to gain an access to your unconcious mind.

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  • ChinPsy 119
  • Karl Popper and Thomas Kuhn; their relation to Chinese psychology
    • This is a lecture about social behavior and Chinese psychology in the light of two famous philosophers.

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  • ChinPsy 120
  • Xing wei or Social behavior within Chinese psychology
    • This is a lecture about Social behavior within Chinese psychology.
  • ChinPsy 121
  • Water in the River. Jiao Ji or Communication in Chinese psychology
    • This is a lecture about different aspects with Communiaction within Chinese psychology.
  • ChinPsy 122
  • Li and Qi in Chinese psychology
    • This is a lecture about congenital – and aquiered aspects related to psychology.

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  • ChinPsy 123
  • Linzhen: Our life before our battles will constitute how we manages the battle
    • This is a lecture that describe how what we prepared for turned out to go.
  • ChinPsy 124
  • Mental Yang xu and Mental Yin xu
    • This is a lecture about different mental states and how to treat it with Chinese psychology and Chinese medicine.
  • ChinPsy 125
  • 冲突 Chong tu consept of conflict in Chinese psychology
    • This is a lecture about conflict theory within Chinese psychology.

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  • ChinPsy 126
  • Chinese psychology connects 注意 zhùyì: attention to our focus and ideas
    • This is a lecture about the consept of attention within Chinese psychology.
  • ChinPsy 127
  • Sixiang Moxing – Thought pattern: Cognitive model, Mental activity and Conflict theories
    • This is a lecture about how a person think, prosess information and solve conflicts within Chinese psychology.
  • ChinPsy 128
  • The unique Ganzhi (perception) in Chinese psychology
    • This is a lecture about how perception function in the mind according to Chinese psychology.

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  • ChinPsy 129
  • Attention in the brain  – 自底向上 zìdǐxiàngshàng or上行 shàngxíng (bottom and up); Yin moves in the direction of Yang. The second are下行 xiàxíng (top to bottom); Yang moved in the direction of Yin
    • This is a lecture about how attention are connected within Chinese psychology and how we might use it and manipulate it in our favor.
  • ChinPsy 130
  • 懂事 Dong shi (Sensibility to information) a powerful pathogenic factors
    • This is a lecture about a persons sensibility might inflict in his perception of it. The focus in the lecture are on Yi and Po.

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  • ChinPsy 131
  • “Tolerance and Mirroring”; an increased activity in Hun causes 度量 Du liang (tolerance for information in Hun) and thereby creating 反映 Fan ying (mirroring) in Po
    • This is a lecture about how much activity that is tolerable in Hun before Hun mirror itself into Po. In other words, how much activity your mind might have before you get problems.
  • ChinPsy 132
  • 内 Nei (internally) – and 外 Wai (externally) causative factors
    • This is a lecture about psychopathlogical factors from within and with external origen.
  • ChinPsy 133
  • 防卫  Fang wei – Ten defense mechanisms in Chinese psychology
    • This is a lecture about the ten classical ways a person defend himself against mental stress.

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  • ChinPsy 134
  • Nine famous Freudian Fang weis (defense mechanisms)
    • This is a lecture in Chinese psychology that is operating close to the defense mechanisms that Sigmund Freud described in his Psycho Analysis,
  • ChinPsy 135
  • 防卫八 水平 Fang wei ba shui ping – Eight level of defense in Chinese psychology
    • This is a lecture about the division of eight defense mechanisms. This is eight levels of defense that exist within Chinese psychology that operates similar to the six energy levels. The eight levels will be divided according to the preffered defenses to the five personalities.
  • ChinPsy 136
  • Bu zi jue (unconscious) Fang wei (defense mechanism)
    • This is a lecture about how a persons mind defend itself against the world in a unconcious way according to Chinese psychology.
  • ChinPsy 137
  • The Yin/ Yang mountain and the Freudian Iceberg metaphor
    • This is a lecture about the classical iceberg and the ego, id and superego of Sigmund Freud and the Counterpart from Chinese psychology.Presentación1
  •  ChinPsy 138
  • The inborn 灵活性 Linghuoxing (plasticity) in Shen with its conscious and unconscious aspects
    • This is a lecture about the function of Shen in adjusting itself toward the rest of the world. The focus are specially on aspects you controll directly and in-directly, and how you ADJUST this in Shen.
  • ChinPsy 139
  • 分析 Fen xi (analyzis) in Shen
    • This is a lecture about HOW Shen differenciate between different aspects of plans. It explains the criteria for re-thinking, discart and to do.
  • ChinPsy 140
  • 歧经络 Qi Jing luo – Divergent meridians and psychic qi
    • This is a lecture about the meridian system where the psychic qi circulates in the body, and how this system interact with the mind. A spesific focus on preorganic, organic and postorganic part of the meridian traject. Treatment of divergent meridian problems in the three divisions (in all twelve meridians) and the use of ting points, peripheral reunion point, central reunion point, Du14 and Du20 in DM therapy. The lecture will focus on the actual circulation of the psychic qi.

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  • ChinPsy 141
  • 个性 Ge xing – Personalities in relation to Hun mirroring in Po
    • This is a lecture that teaches us how the different personalities will have different mechanisms in the Hun-Po aspect. Some mirrors easy and others slower.
  • ChinPsy 142
  • 防卫八 水平 Fang wei ba shui ping – Eight level of defense when Hun mirrors in Po
    • This is a lecture about the division of eight defense mechanisms. This is eight levels of defense that exist within Chinese psychology that operates similar to the six energy levels. The eight levels will be divided according to the preffered defenses to the five personalities. The focus in this lecture will be the irroring mechanism in Hun and the sensitivity in Po.
  • ChinPsy 143
  • The activation of the three aspects when Hun mirrors in Po
    • This is a lecture about how the psychic qi penetrates into the Po system when Hun mirror itself in Po. We find three different trajects that this lecture will explore in depth.
  • ChinPsy 144
  • 有机前分 You ji Qian fen – Pre-organic part, 有机分 You ji fen – Organic part and 有机后分 You ji hou fen – Post-organic part in 歧经络 Qi Jing luo – Divergent meridians
    • This is a lecture about the distinct parts of the divergent meridians their symptomology and how to balanse out the problem,

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