Eddie Chiu

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Eddie Chiu |
Associate Professor

California School of Professional Psychology
PsyD in Clinical Psychology
Certificate in Clinical Psychology, Doctoral Respecialization
echiu@alliant.edu
Personal Interests
Hiking, Music, and Movies.
Professional Interests
Asian immigrant and refugee mental health issues, culture and intervention/assessment, behavioral addiction (e.g., gambling addiction), mindfulness, legal and ethics, forensic psychology, child and family issues
Bio

Eddie Yu-Wai Chiu, Ph.D., is Associate Professor at the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University, San Francisco. He received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University (Alliant), Los Angeles. He is a clinical psychologist. His clinical and research interests include multicultural mental health, mindfulness, legal and ethics, forensic psychology, children with special needs, and behavioral addictions.

Education
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1996
Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology, Alliant International University, Los Angeles, California
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1990
BSc. Psychology, University of Hull, Hull, England
Courses
Mindfulness Approaches to Health Psychology
Ethical Foundation of Clinical Practice
Introduction to Ethics and Law
Psychological Assessment
Asian American Psychology
Family Therapy
Research Proposal Design
Publications
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2020

Zhao, Y., & Chiu, E. Y. (In Press). Culturally validation of the Counseling Center Assessment of Psychological Symptoms (CCAPS) for Mainland Chinese Students. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice.
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2019

Chiu, E. Y. (August 31, 2019). Male privilege and international women health (FICF Newsletter).
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2018

Bergfeld, J*., & Chiu, E. Y. (2018, August). Mediators in the relationship between minority stress and depression among Young Same-Sex Attracted Women. Presented at symposium titled “Emerging Areas of Science, Practice, and Education with LGBTQ Women” at 126th Annual Conference of American Psychological Association, San Francisco.

Gerega, M*., & Chiu, E. Y. (2018, August). The Impacts of acculturation styles and social support on depression in older Russian immigrants. Poster presented at 126th Annual Conference of American Psychological Association, San Francisco.

Kepple, J*., & Chiu, E. Y. (2018, August). Trait mindfulness and effects on stress and burnout in law enforcement officer. Poster presented at 126th Annual Conference of American Psychological Association, San Francisco.

Menardo, D*., & Chiu, E. Y. (2018, August). Mindfulness, empathy, and intercultural sensitivity amongst undergraduate students. Poster Presented at 126th Annual Conference of American Psychological Association, San Francisco.
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2017

Bergfeld, J*., & Chiu, E. Y (2017). Mediators in the relationship between minority stress and depression among young same-sex attracted women. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice 48, 294-300.

Chiu, E. Y. & Mangalath, N*. (2017). Posttraumatic play therapy: Promises and pitfalls. PsycCRITQUE, 62, 17.

Chiu, E. Y. (2017, April). Is problem gambling bad or mad? Workshop conducted at San Francisco Behavioral Healthcare Conference, San Francisco.

Bergfeld, J*., & Chiu, E. Y (2017 April). Mindfulness and acceptance as protective factors against minority stress. Presented at Conference on Evidence-Based Advances in Work with Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, San Jose.
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2016

Chiu, E. Y. (2016). Bridging racial gaps in education: Psychoeducational approaches. PsycCRITQUES, 61, 47.

Bergfeld, J*., & Chiu, E. Y. (2016 March). Minority stress and resiliency: Psychosocial protective factors against depression for same-sex attracted women. Poster presented at annual conference of California Psychological Association.
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2015

Hwang, W., Myers, H. F., Chiu, E., Mak, E., Butner, J. E., Fujimoto, K., & ... Miranda, J. (2015). Culturally adapted Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Chinese Americans with depression: A randomized controlled trial. Psychiatric Services, 66, 1035-1042.

Chiu, E. Y. & Valderrama, J*. (2015). Locating neurobiological abnormalities in Internet Addiction. PsycCRITQUE, 60, 45.

Lewey, J*., & Chiu, E. Y. (2015, August). Teaching mindfulness online: A controlled pilot study. Poster presented at annual conference of Western Psychological Association, Las Vegas, Nevada.
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2014

Chiu, E. Y. (2014). Using psychological testing with diverse ethnic families in child custody evaluation. Journal of Child Custody, 11, 107-127.

Chiu, E. Y. & Mak, E. (2014). Assessing bilingual children: Challenges and practice recommendations. PsycCRITQUE, 59, 39.

Chiu, E. Y. & Chiu, A. S. (2014). Narrative inquiry of selfhood between East and West. PsycCRITQUE, 59, 10.

Tai, A*., & Chiu, E. Y. (2014, August). Cultural narratives of Chinese immigrant recovering gamblers. Poster presented at annual conference of American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Oeur, R*., Chang, T., ** & Chiu, E. Y. (2014 August). Diagnosis and severity among clients in community mental health. Poster presented at annual conference of Asian American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
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2013

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., Magalath, N*., & Mai, L., (2013, July). Domestic violence in Asian mail-order brides. Symposium conducted at annual conference of Asian American Psychological Association, Honolulu, Hawaii. (CEU Provided)

Wai, C*., & Chiu, E. Y. (2013 July). The effects of emotional distress, parenting stress, and marital satisfaction on potential child physical maltreatment among Chinese mothers. Poster presented at annual conference of Asian American Psychological Association, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Chiu, E. Y. (2013, April). Attachment in cultural contexts. In Fridhandler, B. (Chair). How attachment theory can (and can't) guide custody decision. Seminar conducted in the State Bar of California.
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2012

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. (2012, November). Cultural narratives of Chinese recovering gamblers in group treatment. Workshop conducted at The First Asia Pacific Conference on Gambling and Commercial Gaming Research Program, Macau, China.

Chiu, E. Y. (Chair, 2012, November). Impacts of social gambling. Workshop conducted at The First Asia Pacific Conference on Gambling and Commercial Gaming Research Program, Macau, China.

Chiu, E. Y. (2012, October). Attachment and emotion regulation. In Fridhandler, B. (Chair). How attachment theory can (and can’t) guide custody decisions. Workshop conducted at San Francisco Superior Court, San Francisco Bar Association, San Francisco.

Lauren, M*., & Chiu, E. Y. (2012, September). Asian international brides and domestic violence. Symposium at International Conference of Violence, Abuse, and Trauma, San Diego, CA. (CEU Provided)

Chiu, E. Y. (2012, June). Attachment theory in cultural contexts. In Fridhandler, B. (Chair). Has the pendulum swung? Revisiting the psychological needs of the child. Workshop conducted at Attachment, Brain Science and Children of Divorce at Annual Conference of Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.
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2011

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. (2011, September). Mindfulness based treatment for substance abuse. In Steven Bucky (Chair), Addiction, Trauma, and a Developmental Process of Treatment and Recovery. Workshop conducted at pre-conference affiliated training at the International Conference of Violence, Abuse and Trauma, San Diego, CA. (CEUs provided)

Chang, T**., Chiu, E. Y., Okubo, Y**., Sneed, R., Mayeda, N*., Nguyen, J*., Bassiri, K. G., Kwan, K., & Shea, C. (2011, August). A new training model in Asian American community mental health: Integrating program evaluation and clinical training. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association, Washington D.C.

Adams, L. A*., Chang, T**., & Chiu, E. Y. (2011, August). Hopkins Symptom Checklist-25 for Chinese American populations: Reliability, validity, and factor structure. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association, Washington D.C.

Chiu, E. Y. (2011, June). Mindfulness based treatment for gambling addiction: Promise & limitations. Paper presented at the 3rd Asian Pacific Problem Gambling and Addictions Conference, Hong Kong.

Chiu, E. Y. (2011, June). Culture-specific practice of narrative therapy. Moderator at the 3rd Asian Pacific Problem Gambling and Addictions Conference, Hong Kong.

Chang, T**., Mayeda, N*., M., Chiu, E. Y. (2011, April). Asian Americans’ use of complementary and alternative therapies: Findings from a community mental health agency. Poster presented at the 2011 APPI State of the Science: Mental Health and Treatment Issues for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Conference, Los Angeles, CA.

Chiu, E. Y. (2011, February). Addressing cultural issues in brief focused assessments of child custody. In M. Lehmar (Chair), Brief Focused Assessments. Workshop conducted at the regional conference of Association of Family of Conciliation Court, San Francisco, CA. (CEUs provided)
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2010

Chiu, E. Y. (2010, December). Cultural issues of using MMPI-2 in child custody evaluation. Workshop at the San Francisco Psychological Association. (CEUs provided)

Chiu, E. Y. (2010, September). Gambling addiction and domestic violence in the Asian American community. Workshop conducted in Pre-Conference Affiliated Training at the International Conference of Violence, Abuse and Trauma, San Diego, CA. (CEUs provided)

Chiu, E. Y., Chang, T**., Okubo, Y**., Adams, Y*., Bassiri, K.G., Kwan, K., & Shea, C. (2010, August). Training Asian American psychologists for the real world: Integrating program evaluation and clinical training in a community mental health setting. Poster presented at annual conference of the Asian American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.

Chiu, E. Y. (2010, June). Working with gambling issues in Asian immigrant and refugee populations. Pre-Conference workshop conducted at the National Conference on Problem Gambling, Portland, Oregon.
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2009

Chiu, E. Y. (2009, October). Asian Americans and problem gambling: An overview and lessons learned. Keynote speaker in the Conference on “Understanding and Treating Problem Gambling in Asian American Community,” Portland, Oregon.

Chiu, E. Y. (2009, October). Cultural issues in Asian American family domestic violence. Workshop conducted at a conference by the Forensic Committee of Santa Clara Psychological Association and Santa Clara Bar Association.

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

Hwang, W., Miranda, J., Myers, H. F,, Chiu, E. Y., 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.
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2008

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.

Kuba, S., Olkin, R., O’Toole, S., Chiu, E. Y., & Zelman, D. (2008 August). Creativity and engagement in on-line psychology courses. Workshop conducted at annual conference of the American Psychological Association Annual, Boston, MA. (CEU Provided)

Chiu, E. Y. (July 2008). Problem gambling in Asian American community. Workshop conducted at National Conference of Problem Gambling, Long Beach, CA.
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2007

Chiu, E. Y. (October, 2007). Working with gamblers: Clinical and cultural considerations. Workshop conducted at the Natural Conference of the Asian Gambling, New York Coalition for Asian Mental Health, New York.

Chiu, E. Y. (August 2007). It takes a village: A culturally competent, community-based, multidisciplinary approach to meet the needs of a diverse population. Symposium conducted at annual convention of the Asian American Psychological Association, San Francisco, California
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2006

Chiu, E. Y. (2006, April 19). 離別淚, 父子情 (Parental Grief). Ming Pao (SF) Daily News.

Chiu, E. Y. (June 2006). Chinese gambling treatment issues. Workshop conducted at the 20th Annual Conference on Prevention, Research, & Treatment of Problem Gambling: Addressing Gambling Problem in Underserved Population, St. Paul, Minnesota.
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2005

Chiu, E. Y. (June 2005). Understandings of identity and how these shape therapeutic practice. Chair at the 7th International Narrative Therapy & Community Work Conference, Hong Kong.

Chiu, E. Y. (June 2005). AAPI problem gambling issues. Workshop conducted at the NAPAFASA Conference: Asian American and Pacific Islander Substance Abuse Research: Los Angeles, CA.
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2004

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.
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1998

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.
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