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
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.
- PhD; California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles
- MA, Counseling Psychology, Boston College
- BA, Psychology, University of California, Riverside
- 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
- 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)
Fu, M. (2008, July/August). Mental wellness of "Model Minorities": Working with Asian Americans. The California Psychologist.
Fu, M. (2008, January). Standardized or authentic assessment, that is the question. PsycCRITIQUES, 20080101, Vol. 53, Issue 28
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
Fu, M. (2006, October). Moving Beyond the Tiger or the Lady. Asian American Psychological Association Division on Women Newsletter.
Fu, M. (2006, June). Nonverbal therapy with Asian Americans. In Edith Chen (Ed.) Working With Asian Americans, Alta Mira Press, CA.
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.
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.
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.
Fu, M. (June 2005) A legend leaves us: A tribute to Patrick Okura. Asian American Psychologist: A Newsletter of the Asian American Psychological Association.
Fu, M. (Winter 2005) Education Leadership Conference. Asian American Psychologist: A Newsletter of the Asian American Psychological Association.
Fu, M. (Spring 2004). Acing your final exams. Hall Headlines of the University of Hawaii at Manoa Residential Life.
Fu, M. (April 2004). Comfortably numb: Substance abuse and sexual assault survivors. Healing Hearts, Building Futures: Biannual Publication of the Sex Abuse Treatment Center.