Personal Information

California School of Professional Psychology

Clinical Psychology

Fresno Campus

Associate Professor

Associate Professor

Alliant International University San Francisco
One Beach Street, Suite 100
San Francisco CA 94133-1221

415-955-2175

Courses, Research Interests, Publications

Ethical Foundation of Clinical Practice

Introduction to Ethics and Law

Psychological Assessment

Mindfulness Approaches to Health Psychology

Asian American Psychology

Research Proposal Design

Family Therapy

Asian immigrant and refugee mental health issues, culture and intervention/assessment, behavioral addiction (e.g., gambling addiction), mindfulness, child and family issues

Chiu, E. Y. & Chiu, S. A. Narrative inquiry of selfhood between East and West. Manuscript submitted to PsycCritique.

Hwang, W., Myers, H. F., Chiu, E.Y., Mak, E., et al. (2013). Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy with Chinese Americans: An empirical test of culturally adapted vs. nonadapted evidence-based treatments. Manuscript submitted to Journal of Clinical and Consulting Psychology.

Hwang, W., Mak, E., Chiu, E. Y., Ng, M., Cheung, S., & Li, R. (2013). Conducting culturally adapted intervention work: Reflections and recommendations. Taiwan Psychological Network newsletter, 8, 11-13.

Chiu, E. Y., & Woo, K. (2012). Chinese American problem gambling: Characteristics and risk factors. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 10, 911-922.

Chiu, E. Y. (2012). Adult psychopathology in Asians: Culture does matter. PsycCRITIQUES, 57, 111-123.

Chiu, E. Y. (2011 April). Addressing cultural issues in brief focused assessments. Newsletter of the Association of Family of Conciliation Court, 2, 6.

Chiu, E. Y. (2008). Cultural Bereavement and Sense of Coherence: Its Implications for Psychotherapy with Southeast Asian Refugees. 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. (2008). Assessment and psychotherapy with Asian Americans. 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. (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. (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. & 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, E. Y., & 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.

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).

Meany, J., & Chiu, Y.W. (1995). Biofeedback: East and West. Unpublished Manuscript. (Paper was awarded in the Second Conference of World Traditional Medicine, Laughlin).

Chiu, E. Y. (2009, April). Asian Gambling prevention program shines. Symposium presented at the Annual Conference of Responsible Gambling, Toronto, Canada.

Chiu, E. Y. & Nguyen, M. (2009, April). Asian youth gambling: Prevalence and characteristics. Symposium presented at the Northern California Gambling Summit, Oakland, California.

Chiu, E. Y. & (2009, April). Intervention with problem gamblers. Workshop presented at the Northern California Gambling Summit, Oakland, California.

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, 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.

Chiu, E.Y. (2008, January). Bridging between physical and mental health. CME Workshop presented at the Chinese Hospital, Chinatown, San Francisco.

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. (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, November). Working with problem gamblers. Lecture presented at Department of Social Work Master's Program, University of California, Berkeley.

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. (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 issues in Asian communities. Workshop presented at the Center for Excellence, Department of Medicine, Stanford University, California.

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.

Academic History and Background

Dip., Counseling, Hong Kong Shue Yan University, 1984

BSc. Psychology, University of Hull, Hull, England, 1990

Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology, Alliant International University, Los Angeles, California, 1996

Member of the American Psychological Association

Associate Clinical Member of California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists

Member of San Francisco Psychological Association

Member of Santa Clara Psychological Association

Member of Association of Family and Conciliation Court

Member of Asian American Psychological Association

Professional Practice and Community Service

Private Practice in clinical and forensic areas

Ad-hoc Reviewer--Journal of Asian American Psychology, Journal of Gambling Issues

Director, Asian Family Institute at Richmond Area Multi-Services, Inc., San Francisco