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TOPIC: cross-cultural counseling and psychologyClear

Rita Chi-Ying Chung

Professor of Counseling and Development

Expertise: Race relations, cross-cultural counseling and psychology, Psychosocial adjustment of refugees

Chung conducts national and international research on cross-cultural counseling and psychology. She has conducted studies on culturally responsive mental health services related to immigrants, refugees, interethnic relations, human trafficking, and post-disaster counseling. Her key contributions to the field are evident in her work throughout the United States as well as in Asia, Latin America, and the Pacific Rim. In 2004, Chung was awarded the O'Hana Social Justice Award by the Counselors for Social Justice, a division of the American Counseling Association.