Publications

Movies

DVDs

MP3s

Published Interviews and Articles Featuring Lifetrack

Lectures

Radio and Television Appearances


Publications

  1. Ishizuka, Y., "Japan's Place in the World," Zaikai-Koron, a Japanese business monthly, 1976. Among those interviewed by Dr. Ishizuka were Mr. David Rockefeller, Chairman of Chase Manhattan Bank; Mr. George Ball, former Secretary of State; Mr. Joseph Fravin, CEO of Singer & Co.; Professor Henry de Bettignies, Director of the Asian Center of INSEAD; and Professor Hugh T. Patrick of Yale University.

  2. Ishizuka, Y., "Causes of Anxiety and Depression in Marriage," Psychiatric Ann. 9:6, June 1979.

  3. Ishizuka, Y., "Conjoint Therapy for Marital Problems, Psychiatric Ann. 9:6, June 1979.

  4. Ishizuka, Y., "Intimacy and Stress: Effective Therapeutic Intervention," Psychiatric Ann. 11:7, 1981, 259-265.

  5. Ishizuka, Y., Self-Actualization (Tokyo: Kodansha, 1982).

  6. Ishizuka, Y., "Divorce: Can and Should It Be Prevented?," Family Therapy, Vol. IX, No. 1, 1982, 69-90.

  7. Ishizuka, Y., "Breakdown of a Japanese Businessman: A Trap for Business Elites," Voice, January 1984.

  8. Ishizuka, Y., "Towards Integrative Concept of Therapeutic Objectives,"  Proceedings of 8th World Congress (1981) of Social Psychiatry, Plenum, 1984.

  9. Ishizuka, Y., "Reinventing the Wheel of Therapeutic Process."  Proceedings of the 8th World Congress of Social Psychiatry (1981), Plenum, 1984.

  10. Ishizuka, Y., "Psycho-Physiology and Positive Mental Health," Proceedings of the 10th World Congress (1983) of Social Psychiatry, Intergroup, 1984.

  11. Ishizuka, Y., "Daily Subjective Rating of Adjustment by Patients," Proceedings of the 10th World Congress (1983) of Social Psychiatry, Intergroup, 1984.

  12. Ishizuka, Y., "Hierarchy and Matrix of Defense," Proceedings of the 10th World Congress (1983) of Social Psychiatry, Intergroup, 1984.

  13. Ishizuka, Y., "Three Dimensions of Intimacy," Proceedings of the World Congress of Psychiatry, Vienna, 1984.

  14. Ishizuka, Y., "Lifetrack Total Adjustment Program," Lifetrack, 1984.

  15. Ishizuka, Y., "Computerized Daily Tracking of Patients in Therapy," Lifetrack, 1984.

  16. Ishizuka, Y., "Individual Lifetrack Program," Lifetrack, 1985.

  17. Ishizuka, Y., "Executive Lifetrack Program," Lifetrack, 1985.

  18. Ishizuka, Y., "The Pitfall for Business Elites," Nikkei Business, the leading Japanese Business Magazine, September 1986.

  19. Ishizuka, Y., "Lifetrack Therapy," Psychiatric J Univ. Ottawa, Vol. 13, No. 4, 1988.

  20. Ishizuka, Y., "Lifetrack Therapy: A New Approach," Proceedings of World Congress of Psychiatry, Greece, 1989.

  21. Ishizuka, Y., "Overcoming Defense Against Closeness," Proceedings of the World Congress of Psychiatry, Greece, 1989.

  22. Ishizuka, Y. and ed. Ishizuka N., "Special Report, How to Help Executives under Stress," Nikkei Business, September 1992.

  23. Ishizuka, Y., "Personality Transformation is Therapy Objective," Proceedings of the World Congress of Psychiatry, Spain, 1996.

  24. Ishizuka, Y., "Patients' Self-rating for 'Incremental Thinking," Proceedings of the World Congress of Psychiatry, Spain, 1996.

  25. Ishizuka, Y., "Couple Therapy as the Standard Mode of Intervention," Proceedings of the World Congress of Psychiatry, Spain, 1996.

  26. Ishizuka, Y., and Ishizuka N. " 'Fear of Closeness' Underlies Interpersonal as Well as International Conflicts," Proceedings of World Congress of Psychiatry, Spain, 1996.
  27. Ishizuka, Y., "Breakthrough Intimacy - Sad to Happy through Closeness" (eManual-1): Downloadable in PDF or ordered in CD) 324 p

  28. Ishizuka, Y., "Breakthrough Intimacy - Conquering Depression" (eManual-2): Downloadable in PDF or ordered in CD) 448 p

  29. Ishizuka, Y., "48 Questions to Dr. Ishizuka" by B. Smith (eBook): Downloadable in PDF or ordered in CD

  30. Ishizuka, Y., "50 More Questions to Dr. Ishizuka" by C. McKaskle (eBook): Downloadable in PDF or ordered in CD

  31. Ishizuka, Y., "Breakthrough Intimacy - Treating Personality" (PDF 23p): Downloadable in PDF or ordered in CD

  32. Ishizuka, Y., "Lifetrack Total Adjustment Sheet" (PDF): Downloadable from http://lifetrack.com

  33. Ishizuka, Y., "Lovetrack Sheet" (PDF): Downloadable from http://lifetrack.com

Movies Downloadable from www.lifetrack.com or ordered in DVD

  1. "Breakthrough Intimacy - Treating Personality" (PowerPoint Presentation 90 min.)

  2. "The First Sessions - How To Introduce Patients to Lifetrack" (PowerPoint Presentation 110 min.)

  3. "How To Cure Depression Without Drugs in 6 Months or Less" (PowerPoint Presentation 90 min.)

  4. "How To Cure Borderline Personality Disorder in 6 Months" (PowerPoint Presentation 90 min.)

  5. "Why Couple Therapy Is the Gold Mine of Therapeutic Productivity" (PowerPoint Presentation 90 min.)

  6. "Psychotherapy with Single Diagnosis, 5 Symptoms, and One Treatment" (PowerPoint Presentation 90 min.)

DVDs Shipped to Order from www.lifetrack.com in DVD

  1. 'Lifetrack Closeness Training Program' (PowerPoint Presentation on DVD) 150 min.
  2. Lovetrack Closeness Training Program (PowerPoint Presentation on DVD)
  3. "TV Interview of Dr. Ishizuka by Jacqueline Putting M.D." 30 min.

MP3s Downloadable from www.lifetrack.com

  1. "Radio Interview of Dr. Ishizuka by Liz Hale PhD" (MP3/CD) 50 min

Published Interviews and Articles Featuring Life-Track

  1. Berger, M., "A Japanese Psychiatrist's Answer to Executive Stress," International Management, McGraw-Hill, March 1987.  An interview with Dr. Yukio Ishizuka introducing Life-Track.

  2. Casey, E., "A New Computer Tool," Wall Street Micro News, Oct. 1985.

  3. Costa, P., "The Case of Sad Success," Gannet Westchester Newspapers, September 11, 1985.  A cover-page interview featuring Dr. Ishizuka.

  4. "Do You Have Someone You Can Count On?," Gennai, April 1992.

  5. "First Encounters," Business Tokyo, January 1992.  Dr. Ishizuka quoted as expert for American businessmen in Japan.

  6. "From Management Consulting to Psychiatric Practice," Trapedia, May 1982.  Interview with Dr. Ishizuka.

  7. Greene, Donna.  "U.S. and Japan: A Marriage Born of Need,"  The New York Times, Sunday March 29,1992.  Interview with Dr. Ishizuka.

  8. "International Front, Japanese Middle Management under Stress," The New York Times, Sunday March 29,1992.  Interview with Dr. Ishizuka.

  9. "Japanese Executives Under Stress," Yomiuri Shinbun, January 12,1986.

  10. "Japan: The Price of Success," Reader's Digest, December 1986.   Quotes Dr. Yukio Ishizuka.

  11. Kishi, N., "A Man Who Dares: A Psychiatrist who Quantifies the Human Mind," Bushu Weekly, November 4,1993.  Interview with Dr. Ishizuka.

  12. Lewyn, Mark and Kelly, Erin.  "Now, Feedback from Life-Track," USA Today, September 26,1985.

  13. "Mental Health for an International Businessman," Mental Health Magazine for Management, March 1984.

  14. "Method for Following Progress of Intimacy in Therapy Proposed," Psychiatric News, 1984.  Feature on Life-Track presented at the World Congress of Psychiatry, Vienna 1984.

  15. Shiroyama, S., Getting Stronger, Overcoming SetbacksNippon Keizai Shimbun: Tokyo, 1983.  Shiroyama is one of the most prominent authors in Japan.  Quotes Dr. Ishizuka extensively.

  16. Shiroyama, S., "Intellectual Toughness," Shukan Gendai, October, 1990.  Interview with Dr. Ishizuka for a Japanese weekly.

  17. Shiroyama, S., The Conditions for Survival.  Kodansha: Tokyo, 1991.   The book consists of in-depth interviews with eleven individuals from diverse fields.  Dr. Ishizuka was interviewed along with the economist Milton Friedman, Andrew Night, editor-in-chief of The Economist, and golfer Jack Nicolas.

  18. Shiroyama, S., "Fear of Closeness as the Key Concept to Understanding the U.S-Japan Relationship and Marital Problems of the Japanese," Shukkan-Gendai, 1990.

  19. Samuels, R. Ph.D., "Life-Track," Computer Software Review, Psychotherapy in Private Practice, Spring 1986.

  20. Stanton, Sydney. "Scene Setters," Gannett Westchester Newspapers, April 23,1985.  Cover-page interview with Dr. Ishizuka.

  21. "Stress," Live Magazine, Volume 5,1996.  Interview with Dr. Ishizuka.

  22. "Stress is Your Friend," Asahi Shinbun International, August 27,1992.  A feature interview with Dr. Ishizuka.

  23. Takeda, K., "A Scholar of Two Countries" Chishiki (Knowledge), November 1985.  Interview with Dr. Ishizuka.

  24. Wadie, M., "Psychiatric Software Moves Ahead," American Business, Winter 1986.  Interview article with Dr. Ishizuka.

  25. Woller, B., "When Work is Your World," Gannet Westchester Newspapers, February 2,1988.  Dr. Ishizuka quoted in front-page article.

  26. Yogata, M., "Personal Setback and Growth," Marubeni, December 1985.  A personal account documenting the depression and recovery of one of Dr. Ishizuka's former patients while on assignment in New York.  The article celebrates Yogata's promotion to Director of leading Japanese corporation.

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Lectures

Ishizuka, Y.

  1. "In Search of Excellence and Well-Being"
    Presentation of Life-Track to 30 faculty and counseling staff at West Point, 1985 (2 hours)

  2. "In Search of Excellence and Well-Being"
    Presentation of Life-Track to Mr. Ralph Pheifer, Chairman of IBM Asia and Americas and his staff to help enhance executive performance.  1985 (2 hours)

  3. "Culture Shock"
    Conference of Cross Cultural Center, Wainwright House, Rye, New York, April 25,1985 (2 hours)

  4. "The Breakdown of Elite Japanese Executives Abroad"
    Lecture for Keizai Doyu-kai meeting of 200 Japanese CEOs, 1986 (1.5 hours)

  5. "Individual and Organizational Excellence and Well-Being"
    Lecture for Keizai Doyu-kai Nagoya Chapter meeting of 200 CEOs and senior executives, 1987 (1.5 hours)

  6. "The Japanese Mind: Its Implications for Corporations and Nations"
    The Institute for Global Business Strategy, Distinguished Lecture Series, Pace University, New York, November 12,1991 (3 hours)

  7. "The Japanese Mind: Its Implications for the U.S.-Japan Relationship"
    AT&T Global Business Symposium, with Mr. Clyde Prestowitz and others, Bedminster, NJ, December 12,1991 (1.5 hours)

  8. "The U.S.-Japan Relationship from a Psychological Perspective"
    A panel on the U.S. - Japan Relationship, with Prof. Paul R. Krugman and others, Tufts University, Medford, MA (45 minutes)

  9. "Fear of Closeness"
    Amherst College, Amherst, MA February 21, 1992 (2 hours)

  10. "The Japanese Mind: Its Implications for the U.S.-Japan Relationship"
    AT&T Global Business Symposium,
    Phoenix, Arizona, March 26, 1992 (2.5 hours)

  11. "Facing Structural Challenges: The U.S. and Japan."
    AT&T Global Business Symposium,
    Phoenix, Arizona, March 26, 1992 (2.5 hours)

  12. "The Japanese Mind: Its Implications for the U.S. - Japan Relationship"
    Manhattanville College, New York, April 9, 1992 (1.5 hours)

  13. "The Japanese Mind: Its Implications for the U.S.-Japan Relationship"
    Fletcher Schools of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Medford, M.A. April 16, 1993 (2.5 hours)

  14. "How To Overcome Stress at the Top"
    The Japanese Chemical Manufacturers Club
    (50 C.E.O.'s of the Japanese chemical manufacturing companies)
    September 23, 1997 (1 hour)

  15. "Humor in Psychiatry: The Critical Element in Successful therapy"
    International Congress on the Psychopathology of Expression and Art Therapy, Biarritz, France, 1997 (20 minutes)

     
  16. "Breakthrough Intimacy - Treating Personality"
    Lecture for psychiatric residents at Keio Medical School
    Tokyo Japan, April 2005

     
  17. "Breakthrough Intimacy - Treating Personality"
    Lecture for psychiatric residents at Hokkaido University Medical School
    Hokkaido, Japan, April 2005

     
  18. "Breakthrough Intimacy - Treating Personality"
    Lectures for medical students at Keio Medical School
    Tokyo Japan, April 2005

     
  19. "Excellence and Wellbeing - How to Achieve and Grow Both"
    Annual Meeting of IFMSA-Japan (International Federation of Medical Student Association-Japan)

     
  20. Five 2-hour workshops presented at IV World Congress for Psychotherapy
    Buenos Aires, 2005
    1. Breakthrough Intimacy - Treating Personality
    2. How to Cure Depression Without Drugs in 6 Months or Less
    3. Borderline Personality Disorder Can Be Cured in 6 Months
    4. Why Couple therapy is the Gold Mine of Therapeutic Productivity
    5. Psychotherapy with Single Diagnosis, Five Symptoms, and the Same Treatment

     
  21. "Breakthrough Intimacy - Treating Personality"
    Grand Round Presentation at St. Vincent Hospital
    Westchester, New York, 2005

     
  22. "Lifetrack Therapy - Treating Personality with Breakthrough Intimacy"
    Presentation to Private Practice Committee Meeting
    American Psychiatric Association, Westchester Division, 2006

     
  23. "Breakthrough Intimacy - Treating Personality"
    APA (American Psychiatric Association) Annual Meeting
    San Diego, May 2007

     
  24. "Breakthrough Intimacy - Transforming Borderline Personality"
    Xth ISSPD (International Society for Study of Personality Disorders) Congress
    Hague, September 2007

     
  25. "Breakthrough Intimacy - Treating Personality"
    90 min free Webinars - signup at lifetrack.com
    (on-going)

     
  26. "The First Two Sessions - How to Introduce Patients to Lifetrack"
    90 min free Webinars - signup at lifetrack.com
    (on-going)

     
  27. "How To Cure Depression Without Drugs in 6 Months or Less"
    90 min free Webinars - signup at lifetrack.com
    (on-going)

     
  28. "How To Cure Borderline Personality Disorder in 6 Months"
    90 min free Webinars - signup at lifetrack.com
    (on-going)

     
  29. "Why Couple Therapy is The Gold Mine of Therapeutic Productivity"
    90 min free Webinars - signup at lifetrack.com
    (on-going)

     
  30. "Therapy with Single Diagnosis, 5 Symptoms, and the Same Treatment"
    90 min free Webinars - signup at lifetrack.com
    (on-going)

     
  31. "Happiness and Success - How To Achieve and Grow Both"
    Nippon Club of New York
    2007

     

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Radio and Television Appearances

  1. Stress and Mental Health Issues: Series of Appearances
    (Fuji TV Morning, New York)

  2. Fear of Closeness: A Feature One Hour Interview by Helen Larson
    (Local Cable TV)

  3. US-Japan Conflict: A Feature One Hour Interview by Helen Larson
    (Local Cable TV)

  4. Trade War: Interviewed as an Expert
    (NBC program): April 12,1987

  5. Japan in the World: Interviewed as an Expert
    (NHK TV): 1987

  6. West Meets East
    (NJ Cable TV): September 1991

  7. Interview by Ms. Nora for French TV on Japan
    (French TV): September 1991

  8. Japanese Divorce: Increasing Divorce among Middle Aged Couples
    (Fuki-Television: Japanese National Network, New York - Japan): 1993

  9. Japanese Fathers: Japanese Fatherhood in Crisis
    (Fuki-Television: Japanese National Network, New York - Japan): 1993

  10. The US-Japan Relationship: Debate with Professor Warren Keegan
    (Rye Business Beat - Local Cable TV program): July 1994

  11. French Prime Time News: Interview on the Japanese by Ms. Ockrent
    (Antenne 2)
  




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