Jason Dias (UPP Author)

Jason Dias is a doctor of clinical psychology (PsyD) who teaches graduate and undergraduate psychology. He is a cofounder of the Zhi Mian Institute for International Existential Psychology, frequently visiting China to deepen and extend international understanding of these subjects. Seeking to bring existential ideas out of the ivory tower, he writes a column for aNewDomain and is also a novelist.

 

Books:

Dias, J. & Hoffman, L. (in press). Connoisseurs of suffering: Poetry for the journey to meaning (Poetry, Healing, and Growth Series). Colorado Springs, CO: University Professors Press.

Dias, J. (2014). The Girlfriend Project. Colorado Springs, CO: Dias Family Books.

Dias, J. (2016). Half-Lives. Colorado Springs, CO: Superluminal Velocity Books.

Dias, J. (2015). The Worst of Us. Colorado Springs, CO: Superluminal Velocity Books.

Dias, J. (2015). For Love of Their Children. Colorado Springs, CO: Superluminal Velocity Books.

Dias, J. (2015). What Hope Wrought. Colorado Springs, CO: Superluminal Velocity Books.

Dias, J. (2017). To Bury Their Parents. Colorado Springs, CO: Superluminal Velocity Books.

Editorial Assistance:

Elkins, D. (2009).  Humanistic Psychology: A Clinical Manifesto.  Colorado: University of the Rockies Press.

Peer Reviewer for Second International Conference for Existential Psychology

Book Chapters:

Dias, J. (2016). Existential Dreamwork. In Lewis, J and Krippner, S. (eds). Working with PTSD dreams and nightmares. Denver, Colorado: Praeger Press.

Published articles:

Hoffman, L. & Dias, J. (2010).  Culture, Food and Death: a Review of the film Departures. Psycritiques, 55(18).

Dias, J., Chan, A., Unvarsky, J., Oraker, J., and Cleare-Hoffman, H. (2011).  Reflections on Marriage and Family Therapy Emergent from International Dialogues in China.  The Humanistic Psychologist 30(3).  pp268-275.

Dias, J., Claypool, T., Moats, M., and Hoxie, E. (2011).  Louis Hoffman and the Art of International Dialogue.  NeuroQuantology 9(3).

Presentations:

Dias, J. (2016). Writing for self-growth. Invited presentation at 2016 International Conference on Existential Psychology.

Dias, J. (2016). Writing for self-growth. Invited workshop at 2016 Malaysian Conference on Existential Psychology.

Dias, J. (2016). Values of Pain. Keynote presentation at 2016 Malaysian Conference on Existential Psychology.

Dias, J. (2012).  Emerging metaphors: suffering, coffee, and connoisseurs of pain.  Invited presentation at 2012 International Conference on Existential Psychology.

Dias, J. (2011).  Music in psychotherapy.  Presentation at Switzer Community Counseling.

Claypool, T., Dias, J., and Moats, M. (2010).  Change and existentialism.  Presentation at SMIC semiconductor plant, Shanghai.

Claypool, T., Dias, J., and Moats, M. (2010).  Introduction to existential psychology.  Presentation at Suchou University.

Dias, J. (2010).  Positive Behavior Support.  Presentation at Goodwill Residential Program training.

Calvert, C., Dias, J., Elkins, D., and Hoffman, L. (2010).  Art in Psychotherapy.  Presentation at Existential Mini-Conference, University of the Rockies.

Serlin, I., Dias, J., Tam, J., 2010.  Art in Psychotherapy.  Presentation at International Conference on Existential Psychology, Nanjing.

Chan, A., Dias, J., Cleare-Hoffman, H. (2010).  Existentialism in Family Systems.  Presentation at International Conference on Existential Psychology, Nanjing.

Calvert, C., Dias, J., Elkins, D., and Hoffman, L. (2009).  Art in Psychotherapy.  Presentation at Existential Psychotherapy Conference, San Francisco.