Michi Fu

Michi Fu | Professor

  • California School of Professional Psychology

  • Clinical Psychology (PhD)
  • Los Angeles Campus

Research Interests

cross-cultural mental health,gender issues, Asian American psychology, sexuality, sex positivity, intergenerational transmission of trauma, prevention, global health care, health disparities, advocacy, spirituality, holistic care, wellness

Biography

Michi Fu, Ph.D. is a Professor of Clinical Psychology who graduated with an emphasis in Multicultural Community Clinical Psychology. She enjoys teaches courses related to diversity, women's issues, spirituality, sexuality and clinical immersion.

Dr. Fu also has a part time private practice dedicated to serving those who could benefit from her Taiwanese and Mandarin conversational skills. She also consults w/ Garfield Health Center to better serve the lower income population and their mental health needs. She is a former Okura Mental Health Leadership Fellow who has been trained to engage in social justice advocacy.

Education

  • PhD; California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles
  • MA, Counseling Psychology, Boston College
  • BA, Psychology, University of California, Riverside

Courses

  • Clinical Interviewing for Substance Abuse Counselors
  • Cross-Cultural Psychology
  • Multicultural Psychology
  • Ethics and Professional Development
  • Intelligence Assessment
  • Spirituality and Multicultural Mental Health
  • Intercultural Processes and Human Diversity
  • Psycho-Social-Cultural Nursing Concepts

Honors

  • Overseas Commission Compatriot Young Health Professionals Fellowship
  • University of Hawaii Student Equity, Excellence, and Diversity; Diversity and Equity Grant Recipient
  • Okura Mental Health Leadership Foundation Fellow
  • Asian American Psychological Association Division on Women Award Recipient (2000 & 2002)

Publications

2008

Fu, M. (2008, July/August). Mental wellness of "Model Minorities": Working with Asian Americans. The California Psychologist.

2008

Fu, M. (2008, January). Standardized or authentic assessment, that is the question. PsycCRITIQUES, 20080101, Vol. 53, Issue 28

2007

Fu, M. (2007, July). Helping those working with self-injurers: A review of D'Onofrio's Adolescent Self-Injury. PsycCRITIQUES, 20080101, Vol. 53, Issue 6

2006

Fu, M. (2006, October). Moving Beyond the Tiger or the Lady. Asian American Psychological Association Division on Women Newsletter.

2006

Fu, M. (2006, June). Nonverbal therapy with Asian Americans. In Edith Chen (Ed.) Working With Asian Americans, Alta Mira Press, CA.

2006

Leong, F., Inman, A., Ebreo, A., Yang, L. H., Kinoshita, L., and Fu, M. (2006, August). The Handbook of Asian American Psychology, Second Edition, Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA.

2006

Leong, F., Inman, A., Ebreo, A., Yang, L. H., Kinoshita, L., and Fu, M. (2006, August). Introduction and Overview. In F. Leong, A. Inman, A. Ebreo, L. Yang, L. Kinoshita, and M. Fu (Eds.) The Handbook of Asian American Psychology (2nd Ed., pp. 1-7). Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA.

2006

Kawahara, D. and Fu, M. (2006, August). Asian America Women. In F. Leong, A. Ebreo, A. Inman, L. Kinoshita, and M. Fu (Eds.) The Handbook of Asian American Psychology (2nd Ed., pp. 181-196). Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA.

2005

Fu, M. (June 2005) A legend leaves us: A tribute to Patrick Okura. Asian American Psychologist: A Newsletter of the Asian American Psychological Association.

2005

Fu, M. (Winter 2005) Education Leadership Conference. Asian American Psychologist: A Newsletter of the Asian American Psychological Association.

2004

Fu, M. (Spring 2004). Acing your final exams. Hall Headlines of the University of Hawaii at Manoa Residential Life.

2004

Fu, M. (April 2004). Comfortably numb: Substance abuse and sexual assault survivors. Healing Hearts, Building Futures: Biannual Publication of the Sex Abuse Treatment Center.

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