Serving the counselling and psychotherapy needs of the communities of Hong Kong and Macau since 2007, Dr Greene is a Registered Counseller (RC100009) with the Asian Professional Counselling Association (APCA), Member (684392) of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), Member of the International Association for Jungian Studies (IAJS), and a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Analytical Psychology. He is also listed under counselling services by the Consulate General of the United States Hong Kong & Macau
Dr Greene has taught a range of subjects at the university level in Hong Kong and in the United States since 2000 including the psychology of consciousness, analytical psychology, positive psychology, abnormal psychology and how to use mythology and psychology to better understand the archetypes present in our personal narratives and the stories that populate the media and arts around us. His first book, Adventure in Archetype: Depth Psychology and the Humanities, was published in 2011.
Currently an adjunct faculty member in the Clinical Doctor of Psychology programme, Alliant International/City University of Hong Kong, he has also taught in the Department of Counselling and Psychology at Hong Kong Shue Yan University, where he was the founding Programme Director of the university's Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology, and the OECD Project Coordinator and Senior Researcher at the Economic and Wellbeing Project.
Dr. Mark Greene
Ph.D. Mythological Studies and Depth Psychology, Pacifica Graduate Institute (USA)
M.A. Mythological Studies and Depth Psychology, Pacifica Graduate Institute (USA)
B.A. Comparative Literature (French and Spanish), Hamilton College (USA)
- Personal growth; - Positive Psychology; - Individuation and Self-realization; - The theory and practice of depth psychology, especially as developed in analytical psychology and post-Jungian archetypal psychology; - Dream interpretation in psychotherapy
- Psychological symbolism of images in dreams, myths, fairy tales, nursery rhymes and fables (cross-cultural)
- Consciousness studies: imagination, mind/body problem
- Subjective well-being (cross-cultural)
ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
- Asia Professional Counselling Association, Registered Counsellor, Member since 2006
- Hong Kong Anthropological Society, Member since 2005
- Hong Kong Eating Disorders Association, Lifetime Member since 2007
- Hong Kong Institute of Analytical Psychology, Member since 2004
- International Association of Jungian Studies, Member since 2003
- Psychotherapy Society of Hong Kong, Full Member since 2012
- American Academy of Religion, Member 1996–2005
- British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, Member 2010-2015
Greene, M. (2014). Wong Tai Sin: The divine and healing in Hong Kong. In Ivette Vargas and Xun Zhou (Eds.), Disease, religion and healing in Asia: Collaborations and collisions (pp. 54-68). London: Routledge
Yuen, W. K., Greene, M., & Chu, W. L. (2014). Happiness and well-being. In F. L. Yu, W.K. Yuen and Diana S. Kwan (Eds.), International economic development: Leading issues and challenges (pp. 238-257). London: Routledge.
Greene, M. (2014). “Happiness as a Goal”. In D. A. Leeming, (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion, 2nd ed., Vol 1, pp. 771-772. Springer: New York Heidelberg Dordrecht London.
Greene, M. (2014). “Orpheus and Orphism”. In D. A. Leeming, (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion, 2nd ed., Vol 2, pp. 1255-1258. Springer: New York Heidelberg Dordrecht London.
Greene, M. (2014). “Spirit Writing”. In D. A. Leeming, (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion, 2nd ed., Vol 2, p. 1710. Springer: New York Heidelberg Dordrecht London.
Greene, M. (2014). “Wong Tai Sin”. In D. A. Leeming, (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion, 2nd ed., Vol 2, pp. 1935-1936. Springer: New York Heidelberg Dordrecht London.
Greene, M. (2012, January 7). Unlocking the power of your dreams. Anima, 6, 10-12.
Greene, M. (2011). Adventure in archetype: Depth psychology and the humanities. Hong
Kong: Mercury Pier.
Yuen, W. K. & Greene, M. (2011). Happiness, Economic Processes and Wellbeing Integration:
A Comparative Analysis on Beijing, Guangdong, Hong Kong and Taiwan. In F. L. Yu, S. K.
Lee and W. K. Yuen (Eds.), Economy and society in Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong
Kong: Studies in entrepreneurship, finance and institutions. Hong Kong & Taiwan: Ovis
Greene, M. (2011). Using myths, legends and fairy tales in counselling: Archetypal motifs
underlying the mother complex. Asia Pacific Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy,
Yuen, W.K. & Greene, M. (2011). The impact of the recent financial crisis on subjective
perception of the economy: Comparing findings from Hong Kong, Guangdong and Beijing.
May-June 2011 issue of The Chinese Economy, 44(3), 45-58.
Greene, M. (2010). A review of “The Art and Science of Mindfulness: Integrating Mindfulness
into Psychology and the Helping Professions”. Asia Pacific Journal of Counselling and
Psychotherapy, 1(2), 185-186.
Greene, M. (2008). The Alchemical Lore of Wong Tai Sin and the Contemporary Pursuit of
Transformational Wellbeing. (神州交流) Chinese Cross Currents, 5(4), 90-102.
Yuen, W.K. & Greene, M. (2008). Measuring Happiness, Satisfaction and Social Wellbeing in
Hong Kong. Measuring the Progress of Societies Newsletter 1(2). Organisation for
Economic Co-operation and Development.
Greene, M. (2000). “Men, Power, and Myths: The Quest for Male Identity, by Allan
Guggenbühl” and “Remaking Men: Jung, Spirituality, and Social Change, by David
J.Tacey.” (2000). Mythosphere, 2, 245-249.
Greene, M. (1999). “An Archetypal Analysis of the Numinosum in Breaking the Waves, by
Lars von Trier”. Mythosphere, 1, 545-551.
Greene, M. (1997). “Ballard’s Fly Away Home.” Psychological Perspectives - A Semi-Annual
Journal of Jungian Thought, 35. Jung Institute: Los Angeles.
PRESENTATIONS AND LECTURES
Greene, M. (2015). Lucid dreaming: A rare state of consciousness. Eyes wide shut seminar:
Ask His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa. 5 April 2015, Singapore.
Greene, M. (2012). What is dream consciousness? Techniques for dream cultivation and
interpretation. The Buddhist Library's 30th Anniversary Buddhism Conference.
4 November 2012, Singapore.
Greene, M. (2012). Golden Bauhinia Plaza: The psychology of space, place and social identity.
Presented at the 7th Annual Conference of the Asian Studies Association of Hong Kong, 3
March 2012, Hong Kong.
Greene, M. (2012). Wong Tai Sin: Images of the divine and healing. Presented at Medicine and
Healing in The Chinese Culture of Hong Kong and Mainland China. Wong Tai Sin Temple,
Kowloon, for Austin College, 6 January 2012, Hong Kong.
Greene, M. (2011). A depth psychological take on the so-called mind/body problem. Science
of Consciousness Conference, Asia Consciousness Festival. Hong Kong Polytechnic
University, 11 December 2011, Hong Kong.
Greene, M. (2011). “The persona as a segment of the collective psyche” and “Negative
attempts to free the individuality from the collective psyche” in C. G. Jung’s Collected
Works, vol. 7 (1958) to the Hong Kong Institute of Analytical Psychology. 29 August 2011.
Greene, M. (2011). Subjective well-being and self-realization: Bracketing the existence of a
meaningful life. Towards Cultivating an Undefeated Mind, mBIG – Mind Body Interest
Group, Transformative Education, Research and Service Agenda. National University of
Singapore, 30 July 2011, Singapore.
Greene, M. (2011). Life is a dream: Buddhist and Jungian approaches to dreaming. Buddhism
and Science Symposium III: Mind, Your Own Happiness, Kong Meng San Phor Kark See
Monastery, 31 July 2011, Singapore.
Yuen, W.K. & Greene, M. (2011). Happiness, Citizenship and Good Governance. International
Conference on Governance and Citizenship in Asia: Paradigms and Practices, 19 March
2011, Hong Kong.
Greene, M. (2010). Jungian Dream Interpretation. Wisdom of Wonder, Asia Consciousness
Festival. Innocentre, 21 November 2010, Hong Kong.
Greene, M. (2010). Self-reflective Consciousness in Gibson’s Cyberspace and Organizational
Invariance: Are We There Yet? Science of Consciousness Forum, Asia Consciousness
Festival. Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 16 November 2010, Hong Kong.
Greene, M. (2010). Wong Tai Sing: Images of the divine and healing in Hong Kong. Presented
at Convergence and Collisions: Disease, Religion and Healing in Asia. Centre for the
Humanities and Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 25 March 2010, Hong Kong.
Greene, M. (2010). "Feeling-Types” and “Inferior Feeling and Negative Feelings” in Lectures
on Jung’s Typology. Marie-Louise Von Franz and James Hillman (1984) to the Hong Kong
Institute of Analytical Psychology. 29 March 2010.
Yuen, W.K. & Greene, M. (2009). Happiness in Beijing, Guangdong, Hong Kong and Taiwan in
Relation to Economic Processes and Wellbeing Integration. Presented at the All China
Economics (ACE) International Conference, 14-16 December, Hong Kong.
Yuen, W.K. & Greene, M. (2009). Subjective wellbeing indicators drop in Hong Kong in 2009:
Gap between rich and poor seems to be narrowing. Presented at the 3rd OECD World
Forum "Statistics, Knowledge, Policy" on Charting Progress, Building Visions, Improving
Life, 27-30, October, Busan, South Korea.
Yuen, W.K. & Greene, M. (2009). Happiness in Hong Kong: 'Before' and 'after' the financial
crisis. Paper presented at the 8th Western Economic Association (WEA) Biennial Pacific
Rim Conference (Kyoto, March 2009).
Greene, M. (2009). “Introduction, Lectures I and II” in Visions: Notes of the Seminar Given in
1930 – 1934 by C. G. Jung, ed. Douglas, C. (1997) to the Hong Kong Institute of
Analytical Psychology. 12 January 2009.
Yuen, W.K. & Greene, M. (2009). Measuring happiness in Hong Kong: Comparing low income
and high income families. Paper presented at The Asian Studies Association of Hong
Kong (ASAHK) Fourth Annual Conference 2009.
Greene, M. & Yuen, W.K. (2008). A practical and experiential tool for improving self-
expression and fostering confidence among Hong Kong university students. Proceedings of
the Asia-Pacific Education Research Association (APERA) Conference 2008. Singapore:
National Institute of Education.
Greene, M. (2008). “Reading Jung tangentially, circuitously, non-linearly: Symbols of the
mother and of rebirth – part II” in Vol. V, Symbols of Transformation, C.G. Jung’s Collected
Works to the Hong Kong Institute of Analytical Psychology. 26 May 2008.
Greene, M. (2007). “Using Myths, Legends and Fairy Tales to Recognize Archetypal Motifs
and Symbols in Counselling.” University of New England Master of Counselling
Programme. 16 October 2007.
Greene, M. (2007). “An Archetypal Analysis of the Myth of Orpheus and Eurydice” June 28,
2007, Hong Kong Institute of Analytical Psychology.
Greene, M. (2007). “Special Seminar on the I Ching” February 5, 2007, Hong Kong Institute of
Analytical Psychology. Co-presented with Dr. Kenneth Yee.
Greene, M. (2005). “Stories on the Impressionists” March 5, 19 and April 2, 2005, Hong Kong
Museum of Art. “Story Time: Highlights of the Collection - Festive Hong Kong (Chinese
Legends and Holiday Stories for Children), October 2, 16; December 11, 2004; January 30;
February 20; July 24; August 20, 2005, Hong Kong Museum of Art.
Greene, M. (2000). Re-Imagining as a Method for the Elucidation of Myth: Moving from
Orpheus to Ecstatic Devotion in Brazil.” Psychology at the threshold: An International
Symposium of Archetypal Psychology, Santa Barbara. August 31– September 4, 2000.
Greene, M. (2000). “Línguas em Chamas: Algumas Propostas sobre o Indivduo, o Arquétipo e
a Êxtase” (Burning Tongues: A Few Proposals on the Individual, the Archetype and
Ecstasy) for the Rubedo group, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. April 12, 2000.
Greene, M. (1997). “An Archetypal Analysis of the Numinosum in Breaking the Waves” for the
Film, Religion and Visual Culture Group at the annual meeting of the American Academy of
Religion, November 24, 1997 in San Francisco.
Greene, M. (1997). Lecture on the Rosarium Philosophorum Woodcuts as a model for
alchemical transformation and Jung’s theory of the transference in psychotherapy.
Followed talk with a showing of 7-minute video, Suaviter, inspired by alchemical imagery.
La Vie Counseling Center, Pasadena, CA. November 19, 1997.
French - English
“An Afternoon with Wong Yan-kwai”, Gérard Henry. Amaronap–Wong Yan-kwai Solo Exhibition
(catalogue). Sin Sin Fine Art: Hong Kong. 20.09 - 13.10.2007.
Popular Prints from China and Epinal, France: The collection of Wan Shucun and Henri
George (catalogue). 中法民間版畫. 王樹村及亨利 喬治藏品展. University Museum & Art
Gallery. The University of Hong Kong. 13.06 - 29.07.2007.
Artists and Their Models: Masterpieces from the Centre Pompidou, Paris (catalogue).
Hong Kong Museum of Art. 2006. 大師對象: 巴黎龐比度中心珍藏展, 30.9 - 3.12.2006, 香
港藝術館. (25,000 words).
Impressionism: Treasures from the National Collection of France (catalogue). Hong Kong
Museum of Art. 2005. 法國印象派繪畫珍品展. (48,000 words).
Sempé. Un Air de Paris. Original Drawings by Jean-Jacques Sempé part of the French Arts
Festival of Hong Kong, 2005 (translated captions for 100-drawing exhibit).
“Introduction”, Gérard Henry. Links, Platforms, Networks. Contemporary Asian Art Forum. Asia
Art Archive, Hong Kong. International Association of Art Critics. 2004, p. 4.
“The Whampoa Military Academy - Modern China’s Crucible for Military Talent” at the Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum, 28 August 2014
"Cultural Relics of the First Sino-Japanese War" at the Museum of Coastal Defence, 22 August 2014
“Assimilation into Han Culture: The Ancient Funerary Pottery of Guangxi” at the Hong Kong Museum of History, 16 July 2014
“Historical Imprints of Lingnan: Major Archaeological Discoveries of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao” at the Hong Kong Museum of History, 11 June 2014
“The Legend of Silk and Wood: A Hong Kong Qin Story” at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum, 12 December 2013
“History in Prints: The 1911 Revolution in Guangdong” at the Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum, 29 November 2013
“The 130th Anniversary of the Establishment of Hong Kong Observatory” at the Hong Kong Museum of History, 9 July 2013
“English language polishing of the Liberal Studies Curriculum and Assessment Resources Package” Education Bureau, 3 July 2013"A Lofty Retreat from the Red Dust: The Secret Garden of Emperor Qianlong" at the Hong Kong Museum of Art, 22 June 2012
"Dr. Sun Yat-sen and His Comrades in Singapore" at the Dr. Sun Yat-sen Museum, 26 October 2012
"Paper Weapons: Wartime Japanese Propaganda Publications" at the Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence, 20 July 2012
“The Last Man: Canadian Troops in the Battle of Hong Kong” at the Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence, 23 December 2011
“Johnson Chow Su-sing: A Tranquil Heart in Art” at the Hong Kong Museum of Art, 15 October 2011
“Cruising the Universe: Fantastic Animals in the Arts of China” at the Hong Kong Museum of Art, 22 July 2011.
“The Flavours of Everyday Life in China: Memories from the Past Half Century” at the Hong Kong Museum of History, 6 July 2011.
“Cultural Relics of the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom” at the Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence, 20 May 2011.
“Hong Kong, Benevolent City: Tung Wah and the Growth of Chinese Communities” at the Hong Kong Museum of History, 27 October 2010.
“The Evergreen Classic - Transformation of the Qipao” at the Hong Kong Museum of History, 23 June 2010.
“Hong Kong Photography Series I: Tchan Fou-li, Kan Hing-fook and Leo Wong” 2009 at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum.
“History of Tea: Collection of the Hong Kong Museum of Art and the K. S. Lo Collection of the Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware” 2008 at the Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware.
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