Satoru Nishizawa


Professor Nishizawa is a Clinical Psychologist and Professor of Social Work at Yamanashi Prefectural University. He is Chief Editor of the Japanese Journal of Child and Neglect, and a Board Member of several groups, including the Japanese Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, the Center for Child Abuse Prevention, Tokyo, and the Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, Osaka. He is also Professional Advisor for the Department of Family and Child Services, Tokyo Prefectural Government. He has published several books on Child Abuse, the most recent of which is Challenge for Child Abuse: Toward an Integrative Approach, published (in Japanese) in 2013. He was educated at Osaka University in Japan and San Francisco State University in the United States.

Keynote Presentation (2019) | Psychological Characteristics of Perpetrators in Domestic Violence Cases: Preoccupied Attachment Style, Unmet Dependency Needs, and “Amae”
Featured Panel Presentation (2019) | “The Value of Internationalising Psychology” or “The Value of Indigenous Psychologies”

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