California School of Professional Psychology
Alliant International University San Francisco
One Beach Street, Suite 100
San Francisco CA 94133-1221
Courses, Research Interests, Publications
Ethical Foundation of Clinical Practice
Introduction to Ethics and Law
Socio-cultural Diversity: Asian American Psychology
Research Proposal Dissertation
Intercultural Awareness Development
Ethnic minority stress and coping; immigrant and refugee mental health; cultural specific assessment and intervention; problem gambling; child and family issues
Chiu, E. Y. W. (2008). Cultural Bereavement and Sense of Coherence: Its Implications for Psychotherapy with Southeast Asian Populations. In C. Negy (Ed.), Cross-cultural psychotherapy: Toward a critical understanding of diverse clients (2nd Edition), (pp. 237-250). Nevada: Bent Tree Press.
Chiu, E. Y. W. (2008). Assessment and psychotherapy with Asian American. In C. Negy (Ed.), Cross-cultural psychotherapy: Toward a critical understanding of diverse clients (2nd Edition), (pp. 207-235). Nevada: Bent Tree Press.
Chiu, E. Y. W. & Lee, E. (2004). Cultural formulation of assessment and psychotherapy with Asian American. In Negy C. (Ed.) Cross-cultural psychotherapy: Toward a critical understanding of diverse clients (pp. 205-230). Nevada: Bent Tree Press.
Chiu, Y. W. & Ring, J. (1998). Chinese and Vietnamese immigrant adolescents under pressure: Identifying stressors and interventions. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 29, 444-449.
Meany, J., & Chiu, Y.W. (1995). Biofeedback: East and West, Unpublished Manuscript. (Paper was awarded in the Second Conference of World Traditional Medicine, Laughin).
Chiu, E. Y. (2009, October). Asian Americans and problem gambling: An Overview and Lessons Learned. Workshop in a Conference on "Understanding and Treating Problem Gambling in Asian American Community." Portland, Oregon.
Chiu, E. Y. (2009, October). Cultural issues in Asian Family domestic violence. Workshop presented in a conference sponsored by the Forensic Committee of Santa Clara Psychological Association and Santa Clara Bar Association.
Hwang, W., Miranda, J., Myers, H. F, Chiu, E., Mak, E., Yeh, N., Wu, S., & Cheung, T. (2009, January). Culturally adapting psychotherapy for Asian Americans: Integrating bottom-up and top-down approaches. In N. Kaslow (Chair), Culturally informed psychotherapy: theoretical and empirical bases. Symposium conducted at the National Multicultural Summit, New Orleans, LA.
Chiu, E. Y. (2009, April). Asian Gambling prevention program shines. Symposium presented at the Annual Conference of Responsible Gambling, Toronto, Canada.
Chiu, E. Y. & (2009, April). Intervention with problem gamblers. Workshop presented at the Northern California Gambling Summit, Oakland, California.
Chiu, E. Y. & Nguyen, M. (2009, April). Asian youth gambling: Prevalence and characteristics. Symposium presented at the Northern California Gambling Summit, Oakland, California.
Kuba, S., Olkin, R., O'Toole, S., Chiu, Y.W. & Zelman, D. (2008, August). Creativity and engagement in on-line psychology courses. CEU Workshop presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Conference, Boston.
Chiu, E. Y. (2008, July). Problem gambling in Asian American community. Invited Panelist, National Conference of Problem Gambling, Long Beach, CA.
Chiu, E.Y. (2008, January). Bridging between physical and mental health. CME Workshop presented at the Chinese Hospital, Chinatown, San Francisco.
Chiu, E. Y. (2007, August). It takes a village: A culturally competent, community-based, multidisciplinary approach to meet the needs of a diverse population. Symposium presented in Annual Convention, Asian American Psychological Association, San Francisco, California.
Chiu, E. Y. (2007, October). Working with gamblers: Clinical and cultural considerations. Workshop presented at the Annual Conference of New York Coalition for Asian Mental Health, New York.
Chiu, E. Y. (2006, June). Chinese gambling treatment issues. Workshop presented at the 20th Annual Conference on Prevention, Research, & Treatment of Problem Gambling, St. Paul, Minnesota.
Chiu, E. Y. (2006, November). Working with problem gamblers. Lecture presented at Department of Social Work Master's Program, University of California, Berkeley.
Chiu, E. Y. (2005, June). Understandings of identity and how these shape therapeutic practice, In E. Y. Chiu (Chair) at the 7th International Narrative Therapy & Community Work Conference, Hong Kong.
Chiu, E. Y. (2005, June). AAPI problem gambling issues. Workshop presented at the NAPAFASA Conference: Asian American and Pacific Islander Substance Abuse Research: Making It Work for Our Community: Los Angeles, CA
Chiu, E. Y. (2004, May). Mental health services for the Chinese community: How do we build it so they will come. Symposium presented in Chinese Community Health Summit Conference, San Francisco.
Chiu, E. Y. (2004, May). Mental health issues in Asian communities. Workshop presented at the Center for Excellence, Department of Medicine, Stanford University, California.
Academic History and Background
Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology, Alliant International University, Los Angeles, California, 1996
BSc. Psychology, University of Hull, Hull, England, 1990
Dip., Counseling, Hong Kong Shue Yan University, 1984
Member of APA Division 45, Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues
Member of Santa Clara Psychological Association
Member of San Francisco Psychological Association
Member of Association of Family and Conciliation Court
Member of Asian American Psychological Association
Associate Clinical Member of California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
Member of the American Psychological Association
Professional Practice and Community Service
Director, Asian Family Institute at Richmond Area Multi-Services, Inc., San Francisco
Ad-hoc Reviewer for John Wiley & Son, Inc.
Private Practice in clinical and forensic areas
Speaker, Trainer and Consultant in Asian Mental Health, and Gambling Related Issues
Ad-hoc reviewer for Asian American Psychology