Analyzing Chinese society

China Paradigm 65: Analyzing Chinese society through therapist’s eyes

In this episode of China Paradigm, Zhang Ying Fei, Freelance Therapist, speaks with Matthieu David-Experton analyzing Chinese society, what it is like to be a therapist in China and the conflicts of individuals as they relate to Chinese society and social values.

  • 2:00 The work Zhang has done in the Psychology sector
  • 3:29 Zhang’s beginnings as a therapist
  • 8:11 Organization of the profession
  • 13:34 Training environment for therapists in China
  • 16:23 Standards for therapists/ authoritative powers as therapists
  • 21:49 China-specific psychological issues, difficulties, and challenges
  • 27:40 What is socially valued in China?
  • 30:33 Conflicts that Zhang’s patients often deal with
  • 36:50 Conflicts with social media
  • 43:24 Motivations behind female body modification
  • 48:40 eastern and Western views on the ideal image
  • 52:04 Marriage and divorce in China: freedom and conflicts
  • 57:30 Difficulties among male patients

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