Selected Publications and Paper Presentations

Publications 

Khong, B.S.L. (2017). Coroner's Inquest Into an Australian Television Anchorwoman's Suicide: Implications for Clinical Practice and Suicide Prevention. The Humanistic Psychologist (APA), Vol 45 (1), 23-48.  http://psycnet.apa.org/journals/hum/45/1/23/

Khong, B.S.L.(2016). "Should We Tell?" Living a Good Life in the Shadow of Cancer: A Personal Reflection. Hakomi Forum.28-29,25-42. 

 Bindeman, S.L; Khong, B.S.L; Churchill, S.D; Hersch, E.L;  MacIlwain, D; & Sundararajan, L.K.W (2014-2015). Medard Boss's Dialogue with Heidegger, Freud, Sartre, Buddha and Jung: On Being Authentic. Hakomi Forum, 27, 3-11.

Khong, B.S.L & Churchill, S.D. (2013). Introduction to the Special Section. In B.S.L Khong & S.D. Churchill (Eds.) Special Section: Bringing Heidegger Home: A Journey Through the Lived Worlds of Psychologists & Philosophers. The Humanistic Psychologist, 41(3), 201-203.

Khong, B.S.L (2013). Being a Therapist: Contributions of Heidegger's Philosophy and the Buddha's Teachings to Psychotherapy. In B.S.L Khong & S.D.Churchill (Eds.) Special Section:  Bringing Heidegger Home: A Journey Through the Lived Worlds of Psychologists & Philosophers. The Humanistic Psychologist, 41(3), 231-246.

Khong, B.S.L. (2013). Mindfulness: A Way of Cultivating Deep Respect for Emotions. Hakomi Forum (2013-2014) 26, 31-37 (Reprint from Mindfulness, 2011)

Monshat, K; Khong, B.S.L; Hassed, C; Vella-Brodrick, D; Norrish, J; Burns, J & Herrman, H (2013). "A Conscious Control Over Life and My Emotions:" Mindfulness Practice and Healthy Young People: A Qualitative Study. Journal of Adolescent Health, 52, 572-577. 

Bindeman, S.L; Khong, B.S.L; Churchill, S.D; Hersch, E.L; & Sundararajan, L.K.W (2011). Dialogue with Boss, Heidegger, Freud, Sartre and Buddha: On Being Human. Hakomi Forum, 23-24, 35-45.

Khong, B.S.L. (2011). Mindfulness: A Way of Cultivating Deep Respect for Emotions. Mindfulness, 2(1), 27-32.

Khong, B.S.L & Mruk, C.J. (2009). Editors' Introduction to Mindfulness in Psychology. In B.S.L. Khong & C. J. Mruk (Eds.). Mindfulness in Psychology (Special Issue). The Humanistic Psychologist, 37(2), 109-116.American Psychological Association.

Khong, B.S.L. (2009). Expanding the Understanding of Mindfulness: Seeing the Tree and the Forest. In B.S.L. Khong & C. J. Mruk (Eds.). Mindfulness in Psychology (Special Issue). The Humanistic Psychologist, 37(2), 117-13


  • (Summer 2007). The Buddha's Influence In The Therapy Room. Hakomi Forum,18, 11-18.

  • (2006). Augmenting Cognitive –Behavior Therapy with Buddhist Psychology. In M.G.T. Kwee., K.J.Gergen & F.Koshikawa (Eds.). Horizons in Buddhist Psychology: Practice, Research & Theory. Chagrin Falls, Ohio. Taos Publication.

  • (2006). Personal Growth in and beyond Therapy. Constructivism in the Human Sciences, 11(1&2). 6-19.

  • (2006). Putting the "P's" Back in Psychology: Philosophy, Personal Growth. Counseling et spiritualite and Spirituality: The Body (25th Anniversary issue), 25 (2),67-84.

  • (Summer 2005). Minding the Mind’s Business. Hakomi Forum,14-15, 33-42 (Reprint from The Humanistic Psychologist, 2004)

  • (2004). Minding the Mind’s Business. The Humanistic Psychologist, 32(3), 257-283.

  • (2003). Buddhism and psychotherapy: Experiencing and releasing dis-ease. Constructivism in the Human Sciences, 8(2), 37-56.

  • (2003). Role of responsibility in Daseinsanalysis and Buddhism. In C.P.Bankart., K.H.Dockett & G.R.Dudley-Grant (Eds.). Psychology and Buddhism: From individual to global Community. Netherlands. Kluwer Academic Publishers.

  • (2003). The Buddha teaches an attitude not an affiliation. In S.R.Segall (Ed.). Encountering Buddhism: Western psychology and Buddhist teachings. New York. SUNY Press.

  • (2003). Buddha, Being and the Black Forest. Humanistic Psychologist, 31(4), 97-111.

Khong, B. S. L. & Thompson, N. L. (1997). Jung and Taoism: A comparative analysis of Jung’s psychology and Taoist philosophy. Harvest: Journal for Jungian Studies, 43(2), 86-105.

Paper Presentations

 

  • Would the Buddha Recognise his Teachings today? Misconceptions and Cultivating Right Understanding. American Psychological Association Annual Convention. Denver, 2016.

  • Dare We Talk about Responsibility in the Same Breath as Rights and Compassion: Another Perspective. American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Denver 2016.

  • Therapy as a Healing Process: Being a Mindful Therapist. Bond University Mindfulness, Resilience Wellness Centre. Queensland, 2015 

  • Responsibility, Rights and Compassion: Another Perspective. Australian & New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law (ANZAPPL) 34th Annual Congress. Sydney, 2014.

  • Personal Reflections on a Coroner's Inquest on Client's suicide. DR and Psychology 1st International Conference and 2nd Biennial Conference. Sydney, 2014.

  • Reflections on the Coroner's Inquest on Client's suicide: Implications for psychologists & Practice. APS Mackay Branch, Queensland, 2014  

  •  Mindfulness and Therapy: Paper presented at Mindfulness, Science and Practice: An International Conference. Melbourne. 2013. 

  • Being a Therapist: Contributions of Heidegger's philosophy and the Buddha's teachings to psychotherapy. Paper  presented in S.D. Churchill & B.S.L Khong (Chairs) Brining Heidegger Home: A Journey through the lived worlds of psychologists and philosophers. Symposium presented at the American Psychological Association 120th Annual Convention, Orlando, Florida. 2012.

  • Mindfulness: A Way of Cultivating Deep Respect for Emotions. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association 118th Annual Convention. San Diego. California. 2010.

  • Mindfulness: A Practical Tool for a Happier Life. Happiness and Its Causes International Conference, 2008. Singapore, November 2008.

  • Mindfulness: An emerging new model for psychotherapy. Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on Mind and its Potential. Sydney, Australia. November 2007.

  • Buddhism and psychotherapy— A symbiotic relationship. Paper presented at the 2006 International Congress of Psychotherapy & the Third International Conference of the Asian Federation of Psychotherapy. Tokyo, Japan. August 2006.

  • Medard Boss’s dialogue with Heidegger, Freud, Sartre, Buddha and Jung: On being authentic. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association 113h Annual Convention. Washington, D.C. 2005.

  • Putting the P’s back into psychology: philosophy, people, personal growth. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association 113th Annual Convention. Washington D.C. August 2005.
  • Dhamma in psychotherapy: augmenting cognitive-behavioural therapy with Buddhist philosophy. Paper presented at the 5th International Congress of Cognitive Psychotherapy, Goteborg, Sweden, June 2005.

  • Dialogue with Heidegger, Freud, Sartre and Buddha—On being human. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association 112th Annual Convention. Honolulu, Hawaii, August 2004.

  • Personal growth in and beyond therapy. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association 112th Annual Convention. Honolulu, Hawaii, August 2004.

  • Buddhism and psychotherapy: Experiencing and releasing dis-ease. Paper presented at the 8th World Congress on Constructivism. Bari, Italy, June 2003.

  • Buddha, Being and the Black Forest. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association 111th Annual Convention. Toronto, Canada, August 2003.

  • Minding the mind’s business. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association 111th Annual Convention. Toronto, Canada, August 2003.

  • The Buddha’s influence in the therapy room. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association 109th Annual Convention. San Francisco, August 2001.

  • Compassion and responsibility: Another view for the millennium. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association 108th Annual Convention. Washington, August 2000.

  • Exploring responsibility in Buddhist psychology & existential analysis. Paper presented at the Buddhism & Psychotherapy Conference. Sydney, November 2000.

  • Coping with change: A Buddhist response. Award paper presented at the American Psychological Association 107th Annual Convention. Boston, August, 1999 (for the Sidney M. Jourard Memorial Student Award).

  • Responsibility in Daseinsanalysis and Buddhist psychology: A comparative analysis. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association 107th Annual Convention. Boston, August, 1999.

  • Being-Responsible: Daseinsanalytic and Buddhist perspectives. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association 106th Annual Convention. San Francisco. August 1998.