Dr. CONNOLLY, J. Patrick
Assistant Professor

QUALIFICATIONS
Ph.D. in Psychology, University of South Africa
M.A. Counselling Psychology, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
B.A. Psychology and English, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

 

CONTACT
Office: LG 228, Main Building
Hong Kong Shue Yan University
10 Wai Tsui Crescent, Braemer Hill, North Point, Hong Kong

Phone: (852) 2570-7110 ext. 294
Fax: (852) 2806-8044
Email:
jconnolly@hksyu.edu
Consultation Hours: by appointment



RESEARCH INTERESTS
Psychoanalysis
Neuropsychoanalysis
Psychotherapy and Counselling
Systems Theory
Psychosis and Schizophrenia

 

PUBLICATIONS
Connolly, P. (2018). Expected free energy formalizes conflict underlying defense in Freudian psychoanalysis. Frontiers in Psychology, 9:1624, DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01264

Connolly, P. & van Deventer, V. (2017). Hierarchical Recursive Organization and the Free Energy Principle: From Biological Self-Organization to the Psychoanalytic Mind. Frontiers in Psychology, 8:1695, DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01695

Zobi, Y. & Connolly, P. (2013). Recollected experiences of first hospitalisation for
acute psychosis among persons diagnosed with schizophrenia in South Africa.
South African Journal of Psychiatry 19(3) pp. 81-85

Connolly, P. & Cain, W. (2010). Exploring positive countertransference in
psychotherapy with psychotic patients. Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in South Africa
18(2) pp. 1-39

Connolly, P. & Eagle, G. (2009). The effects of trauma on child development:
Children in South Africa. In J. Watts, K. Cockcroft & N. Duncan (Eds.),
Developmental psychology 2nd ed. (pp. 539-562). Cape Town: Juta/UCT Press.

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATION
(2012) International Academic Conference on Innovation & Development of the Application-oriented Undergraduate Education – ZhiXing College of Hubei University,
November 2012. Paper: The Effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders on Child
Development

(2016) 17TH Annual Neuropsychoanalysis Congress, 9 July 2016, Chicago. Paper: The Ego as a self-organizing system: A systems theory perspective on Freud's energic metapsychology.


COURSES
Current Academic Year

COUN440 Family Therapy
PSY371-2 Research Project
PSY373-4 Capstone Project
PSY401-3 Research Thesis
PSY411-2 Honours Research Project
CP502 Clinical Practicum: Client-Centred Therapy
CP511 Clinical Seminar: Couple and Family Counselling
CP514P Psychotherapy I
CP515 Psychotherapy II
CP524 Internship
CP525-7 Externship
CP530-1 Dissertation

 

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