AKIMOTO Michiko

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Name
AKIMOTO Michiko
Affiliation
Toyo Eiwa University
Section
The Faculty of Human Sciences, The Department of Human Sciences
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
Master of Arts

Research Areas

 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
2005
 - 
Today
associate professor, Department of Human Sciences, Toyo Eiwa University
 
1993
   
 
- clinical psychologist and researcher at the Tokyo
 
1987
   
 
- clinical psychologist at the Tokyo Metropolitan
 
 
   
 
Institute of Psychiatry
 
 
   
 
Tama Geriatric Hospital
 

Awards & Honors

 
2008
Hayao Kawai Award
 
1981
speech contest Concours de Francais, Kobayashi Award, Asahi Shimbun
 

Published Papers

 
Briding the gap between mind and brain-Ecological validity in sandplay research using NIRS (near-infrared spectroscopy)
AKIMOTO Michiko
The Journal of the Graduate School of Toyo Eiwa University   15 23-36   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Exploring the sandplayer's brain: A single case study
AKIMOTO Michiko. FURUKAWA Keiko, ITO Junko
Archives of Sandplay Therapy   30(3) 73-94   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Psychotherapy for a post-stroke (subarachnoid Hemorrhage) patient: The perspective of Neuropsychonanalysis
AKIMOTO Michiko, HIRAO Kazuyuki, YAMA Megumi
Archives of Sandplay Therapy   30(1) 55-66   Jul 2017   [Refereed]
Victor E. Frankl Yoru to Kiri (Man's Search for Meaning) revisited ―How the psychiatrist lived his fate―
AKIMOTO Michiko
30 59-82   Mar 2013   [Refereed]
秋本倫子
Journal of Japanese Clinical Psychology   7(6) 771-776   Nov 2007   [Invited]
Akimoto M, Fukunishi I, Kanno K, Oogai Y, Horikawa N, Yamazaki T, Morokuma Y
Psychosomatics   45 343-349   Jul 2004   [Refereed]
Akimoto M, Fukunishi I, Kanno K, Oogai Y, Horikawa N, Yamazaki T
Psychosomatics   45(4) 343-349   2004
秋本倫子
日本透析医学会雑誌   35(Supplement 1) 578   Jul 2002   [Invited]
秋本倫子, 菅野一男, 諸隈ゆり, 館野透, 池上陽子, 小田切美恵
糖尿病   45(Supplement 2) S.232   Apr 2002   [Refereed]
Alexithymia and sociocultural factors in a Japanese sample: a study with the Rorschach.
Akimoto M, Fukunishi I, Baba T, Matsumori M, Iwai M
Psychological reports   90 205-211   Feb 2002   [Refereed]
HORIKAWA Naoshi, YAMAZAKI Tomoko, SAGAWA Masao, KANNO Kazuo, FUKUNISHI Isao, AKIMOTO Michiko, NAGATA Toshihiko
10(2) 102-107   Dec 1998   [Refereed]
Isao Fukunishi, Naoshi Horikawa, Tomoko Yamazaki, Kaya Shirasaka, Kazuo Kanno, Michiko Akimoto
Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice   41(3) 207-211   1998   [Refereed]
Isao Fukunishi, MIchiko Akimoto, Naoshi Horikawa, Kaya Shirasaka, Tomoko Yamazaki
Journal of Psychsomatic Research.   45(4),(4) 361-369   1998   [Refereed]
Development of the Eating Attitude Inventory for diabetes mellitus.
Isao Fukunishi, Michiko Akimoto
Psychological Report   80(2(Pt2)) 1363-1371   1997   [Refereed]
Sandplay therapy with a child with end-stage renal disease and kidney transplant.
Isao Fukunishi, Hiroko KUdo, Masataka Honda, Michiko Akimoto
6(1) 91-101   1997   [Refereed]
A case of an 83-year-old man recovering from a cerebrovascular accident. A narrative revealed by sandplay.
Michiko Akimoto
Journal of Japanese Clinical Psychology   24(6) 2007
Sandplay therapy with a seventy-year-old man who suffered from severe aphasia and unilateral spatial neglect.
Michiko Akimoto
Archives of Sandplay Therapy   19(1) 35-48
Akimoto,M and Fukunishi,I : Diabetes Mellitus as So-Called Psychosomatic Disease in Japan. In Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry in Japan.
(Fukunishi,I ed.) Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry in Japan Karger, 2001   

Misc

 
A creative process made visible: Fronto-temporal hemodynamic correlates of sandplay therapy
AKIMOTO Michiko, FURUKAWA Keiko, ITO Junko, KUBOTA Yasutaka
Neuropsychoanalysis   18(2) 202   Nov 2016
A single-case NIRS (near-infrared spectroscopy) study on the client-therapist relationship in sandplay therapy
AKIMOTO Michiko, FURUKAWA Keiko, ITO Junko, KUBOTA Yasutaka
International Journal of Psychology   51(suppl.1) 114-114   Jul 2016   [Refereed]
Mythodrama:from stories to inspiration
Allan Guggenbuhl, AKIMOTO Michiko, AJIMA Tomoko
6(1) 44-50   2007   [Invited]
Effects of a brief small-group intervention on metabolic control and emotional distress in diabetes: a preliminary report
In Cutting Edge Medicine and Liaison Psychiatry, Elsevier Science, 1999   

Books etc

 
Introduction to Neuropsychoanalysis
AKIMOTO Michiko (Part:Joint Work, Rehabilitation for brain-damaged patients and neurpsychoanalysis)
Seishin Shobo   Oct 2015   
The MGH Guide to Psychiatry in Primary Care
AKIMOTO Michiko (Part:Joint Translation)
2002   
DiabetesーEmengency and Hispital Management
Simon R Page, George M Hall
2002   
Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry in Japan
AKIMOTO Michiko (Part:Joint Work, Diabetes mellitus as so-called psychosomatic disease in Japan)
Karger   2001   
Therapeutic Guidelines: Respiratory
2001   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
A neuropsychoanalytic approach for brain-damaged elderly. [Invited]
AKIMOTO, Michiko
2018 Workshop, Konohana Institute of Pedology   17 Feb 2020   
On the methodology of research on brain activity during sandplay therapy. [Invited]
AKIMOTO Michiko
8th Neuropsychoanalysis Workshop in Shiga   24 Feb 2019   
Cocreation in Psychotherapy-an Experimental Study Using Sandplay Therapy
AKIMOTO Michiko, ITO Junko, ISHIHARA Hiroshi, YAMAMOTO Sayaka
2th Congress of Society for Cocreationology   8 Dec 2018   
cfeativity in psychotherapy. Implications from our research on brain activity during sandplay session. [Invited]
AKIMOTO Michiko
6 Mar 2018   
A neuropsychoanalytic approach for brain-damaged elderly. [Invited]
AKIMOTO Michiko
Workshop, Konohana Institute of Pedology   27 Feb 2018   
Measuring brain activity in sandplay therapy (2).
AKIMOTO Michiko
19 Nov 2017   
Creativity and healing in sandplay therapy
AKIMOTO Michiko
18 Nov 2017   
A neuroscientific research of sandplay therapy. Sandplay and post-sandplay interview.
AKIMOTO Michiko, FURUKAWA Keiko, ITO Junko
8 Oct 2017   
Exploring neural underpinnings of sandplay therapy by NIRS
AKIMOTO Michiko
24th ISST Congress   22 Jul 2017   
A second-person approach through a simulated sandplay therapy sesion
KUBOTA Yasutaka, AKIMOTO Michiko, FURUKAWA Keiko, ITO Junko, TANAKA Takuma
18th International Congress of Neuropsychoanalysis   13 Jul 2017   
Front line of research on empathy [Invited]
AKIMOTO Michiko
3 Mar 2017   
Neuropsychoanalytic Approach to brain-damaged elderly people [Invited]
AKIMOTO Michiko
Workshop, Konohana Institute of Psychotherapy   26 Feb 2017   
Sanplay therapy and the Brain―How therapists' attitudes influence client-therapist interactions.
AKIMOTO Michiko
30th Annual Conference of the Japan Association of Sanplay Therapy   16 Oct 2016   
Measuring brain activity during sandplay therapy. A NIRS study of relationship
AKIMOTO Michiko
7 Sep 2016   
Neuropsychoanalytic research on empathy.
AKIMOTO Michiko
4 Sep 2016   
A single case NIRS (near-infrared spectroscopy) study on the client-therapist relationship in sandplay therapy
AKIMOTO Michiko
31st International Congress of Psychology   28 Jul 2016   
Creative process made visible. Fronto-temporal correlates of sandplay therapy.
AKIMOTO Michiko
The 17th International Congress of Neuropsychoanalysis   9 Jul 2016   
Sandplay and the brain. A neuropsychoanalytic approach using NIRS. [Invited]
AKIMOTO Michiko
15 May 2016   
Measuring brain activity during sandplay therapy. [Invited]
AKIMOTO Michiko
The 5th Neuropsychoanalysis Workshop in Shiga   26 Feb 2016   
Exploring the potential of brain-damaged elderly. [Invited]
AKIMOTO Michiko
24 Feb 2016   
Psychotherapy in rehabilitation for brain-damaged patients . From the perspective of neuropsychoanalysis. [Invited]
AKIMOTO Michiko
12 Feb 2016   
Rehabilitation for the brain-damaged and Neuropsychoanalysis
AKIMOTO Michiko
14 Sep 2015   
“It’s nature itself”-plasticity and repetition in a post-stroke patient.
The 16th International Neuropsychoanalysis Congress   11 Jul 2015   
Psychotherapy for an elderly woman with anosognosia-images of trauma expressed in sandplay and Baumtest
AKIMOTO Michiko
The 15th International Neuropsychoanalysis Congress   26 Jul 2014   
Neuroscientific approach to sandplay therapy
AKIMOTO Michiko
30 Jan 2014   
松森基子, 秋本倫子, 林佳奈絵
The 20th Congress of the International Society of the Rorschach and. Projective Methods in Japan   2011   
On the sandplay theapy for post-stroke elderly patients
AKIMOTO Michiko
4 Dec 2004   
The characteristics of sandplay pictures in patients with brain damage.
AKIMOTO Michiko
2004   
Psychological problems in old age [Invited]
AKIMOTO Michiko
Musashino Red Cross Hospital   10 Jul 1997   
A Rorshach study of hypochondrical older adults
AKIMOTO Michiko, Matsumori Motoko
XV International Congress of Rorschach & Projective Methods   8 Jul 1996   
Sandplay therapy with an elderly with severe brain damage
AKIMOTO Michiko
16 Oct 1994   
An elderly man who came to plant flowers.
AKIMOTO Michiko
21 Oct 1990   
Rebirth after stroke
AKIMOTO Michiko
11 Nov 1989   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Research on the changes of cerebral blood flow during sandplay
Project Year: 2006 - 2008
Sandplay for brain-damaged elderly
Psychological care for peple with diabetes

Social Contribution

 
Gei ga ataete kureta Hikari
[Media coverage cooperation]  NHK  11 Dec 2014 - 26 Mar 2015