MILL VALLEY, CA, March 02, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to honor Jean Shinoda Bolen, MD, with inclusion in Who's Who in the World. An accomplished listee, Dr. Bolen celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Dr. Bolen is a psychiatrist, Jungian analyst, author, and clinical educator celebrating more than five decades in private practice and teaching, The daughter of Joseph Shinoda, a Pomona College graduate and editor of the college newspaper, who headed a leading firm in the wholesale floral industry, a business started by his father, who immigrated to the United States from Japan, Her mother Megumi Yamaguchi Shinoda, M.D., graduated from Barnard College Phi Beta Kappa and Columbia University Physicians and Surgeons, Alpha Omega Alpha. Her mother was one of four M.D.s in a family of six, whose grandfather Minosuke Yamaguchi, M.D. initially came to the United States to study medicine at Ohio Wesleyan University and settled in New York City. Dr. Bolen was a pre-med and history major while an undergraduate at UCLA, Pomona College, and the University of California, Berkeley, where she graduated in 1958. She received her Medical Degree from the University of California San Francisco, School of Medicine in 1962, took a rotating internship at Los Angeles General Hospital (1962-63) and completed her residency in psychiatry at the Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute, University of California San Francisco Medical Center (1963-66), She became a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1971) and was honored as a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (2006). She entered the analytic training program at C.G. Jung Institute of San Francisco (1966), was certified as an analyst in 1974, and a member of the International Association of Analytical Psychology (IAAP).
In 1967, Dr. Bolen established her private practice in psychiatry and began her teaching career as a member of the clinical faculty at the UCSF Medical Center as s clinical instructor, then assistant clinical professor in 1969, associate clinical professor in 1976, and was appointed as a full professor in 1984, and continued to teach at UCSF until 2010. She is a faculty member and a supervising analyst at the C. G. Jung Institute of San Francisco. She was appointed as a member to the Council of National Affairs of the American Psychiatric Association and became chairperson. With Alexandra Symonds, MD, she co-chaired Psychiatrists for the ERA (Equal Rights Amendment). She then became a board member of the Ms. Foundation for Women. She has served as a NGO representative to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, representing Pathways to Peace (USA) and the Women's World Summit Foundation (Geneva). She has been a plenary speaker and honoree at annual Women's Economic Forum conferences in New Delhi and Cairo, and was the leading NGO advocate at the UN for a 5th World Conference on Women (5WCW).
She is the author of 13 books translated into over a hundred foreign editions beginning with the Tao of Psychology, Synchronicity and the Self, Goddesses in Everywoman: Powerful Archetypes in Women's Lives and Gods in Everyman: Archetypes that Shape Men's Lives. Her book The Millionth Circle: How to Change Ourselves and the World led to the formation of the Millionth Circle Initiative (www.millionthcircle.org), its conveners have been active at the UN and at the Parliament of the World's Religions since 2002, More recent books, Like a Tree: How Trees, Women and Tree People can Save the Planet, and Close to the Bone: Life-Threatening Illness as a Soul Journey addresses two current major concerns: global warming and the pandemic. While sheltering in place, Dr. Bolen maintains her private practice virtually, as well as speaking at international conferences and teaching widely on several continents. Her website (www.jeanbolen.com) lists her books, upcoming events, and archived presentations.
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