Personal Information

California School of Professional Psychology

Couple & Family Therapy

Los Angeles Campus

Clinical Training Director

Assistant Professor

Alliant International University Los Angeles
1000 South Fremont Ave, unit #5
Alhambra CA 91803

626-270-3373

Courses, Research Interests, Publications

PSY 6308 Interviewing Techniques Lab

PSY 7360 Practicum

PSY 6313 Family Therapy Techniques

PSY 7302 Research Methods

PSY 6326 Diversity and the Family

Therapy with minority couples and families, and couple relationships including trans- and intra-cultural/racial couple relationships, dating, and marriage

Reifman, A., Ro, H.-S., Barnes, G., & Feng. D. (2010). Drinking in youth ages 13-21 attending and not attending college. Journal of the first-year experience & students in transition, 22(1), 67-86.

Ro, H.-S., & Wampler, R.S. (2009). What's wrong with these people? Clinician stereotypes of clinical couples. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 35, 3-17.

Ro, H.-S., & Wampler, R. (2004, November). What's wrong with these people? Stereotyping couples in therapy. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Family Relations, Orlando, Florida. (awarded prize as the best student paper by the Family Therapy Section of NCFR)

Aguirre C., Bermudez, M., & Ro, H.-S. (2004, January). Co-creating preferred narratives with incarcerated girls. Workshop session presented at the annual meetings of the Texas Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Houston, TX.

Ro, H.-S., & Hedges, M. (2003, November). A collaborative reflection of selves: Integrating internal family systems therapy and the reflecting team approaches. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Family Relations, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Aguirre C., Bermudez, M., & Ro, H.-S. (2003, October). Narrative therapy with girls in the criminal justice system. Workshop session presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Long Beach, CA.

Ro, H.-S., Wampler, R. S., Reifman, A., & Busby, D. (2009, November). Honoring your family when they are miles away: Family-of-origin factors affecting couple relationship satisfaction in Asian, Anglo, and Asian-Anglo couples. Poster session presented at the annual meetings of the National Council on Family Relations, San Francisco, CA.

Reifman, A., Ro, H.-S., & Barnes, G. (2005, August). Age 13-21 Drinking in youth attending and not attending college. Poster session presented at the annual meetings of the American Psychological Annual Convention, Washington, D.C.

Ro, H.-S., & Wampler, R. (2004, January). MFT faculty and student stereotypes of clinical couples. Poster session presented at the annual meetings of the Texas Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Houston, TX.

Hedges, M., & Ro, H.-S. (2004, January). A collaborative reflection of selves: Integrating internal family systems therapy and the reflecting team approaches. Poster session presented at the annual meetings of the Texas Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Houston, TX.

Ro, H.-S. (2002, June). Couple relationship measures: What we know and what we don't know about clinical couples. Poster session presented at the Marriage and Family Therapy Student Research Conference, Iowa State University, Ames, IA.

Harris, S., Miller, B., Ro., H.-S., Webber, J., & Webber, M. S. (2001, January). Sexual attraction in therapy. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Texas Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Dallas, TX.

Academic History and Background

PhD, Texas Tech University, 2007

Outstanding Student Paper Award, Family Therapy Section, National Council on Family Relations, Orlando, FL,, 2004

C. J. Davidson Scholarship, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, 2000-2002

HDFS Departmental Scholarship, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, 1999-2000

Chancellor's Endowment Fellowship, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, 1999-2002