GAO Jun PhD. is currently an associate professor in the Department of Psychology, School of Social Development and Social Policy in Fudan University and a licensed psychological counselor of Chinese Psychological Society（NO.：X-12-007）. She received her bachelor degree in psychology from the Department of Psychology, Peking University in 2005 and received her PhD degree in clinical psychology from the Department of Psychology, Peking University in 2010. She has published 42 papers in peer-reviewed domestic and international journals, including 4 papers in SSCI journals and 17 papers in CSSCI journals as either the first author or the corresponding author. She has published one book, co-authored 3 books, and translated 9 books in the field of psychology. She is a member of several professional societies home and abroad, including the International Society of Hypnosis, Chinese Psychological Society, Chinese Mental Health Association and American Psychological Association. Her major research interests include:
a) the experience & the regulation of self-conscious emotions; b) emotion regulation of emotions and its implications in mental health; c) empathy and its applications in professional helpers; d) clinical efficacy and professional ethnics; e) the social-cultural aspects of hypnosis and hypnotherapy. As a clinician, she received training mainly in psychodynamic therapy & CBT & Ericksonian hypnotherapy. She now practices psychological counseling in individual, couple and group settings.