Skultip Sirikantraporn

Skultip Sirikantraporn | Professor

Research Interests

- Multicultural and international psychology
- Trauma, resilience, and posttraumatic growth across cultures and nations
- Cognitive emotion regulation strategies and mindfulness as protective factors
- Peace psychology and political distress


Dr. Skultip (Jill) Sirikantraporn (Dr. Siri) is a licensed psychologist in California and New York with research
interests in trauma, resilience, and positive psychology in the context of cross-cultural
and international psychology. She is assistant professor in the PsyD program at
California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP)-San Diego, teaching
multicultural competence development, qualitative methods of research, and
intellectual assessment. She has passion in working with individuals from
various cultural groups, honoring their unique ways of healing and growing,
especially after trauma and major life crises (posttraumatic growth). She has
published on the topic of resilience among marginalized and underrepresented
populations, including injection drug users, patients with co-occurring
disorders, new immigrants, and Southeast Asian immigrants. She is also a co-editor of a book on human strength and resilience: international perspectives, which is scheduled to be published at the end of 2017. Originally from Southeast Asia (Thailand), she has several on-going projects collaborating with professionals
in Thailand, Cambodia, and India to expand and deepen psychological knowledge
in the context of these cultures. She is also a registered yoga instructor and
interested in using holistic, mind-body integration as part of therapy and

Book website:


  • Antioch University, Doctor of Psychology (PsyD), 2010



Rich, G., Gielen, U., & Sirikantraporn, S. (2018). International collaborations in psychology: Working across place and generation. APA's Psychology International.


Guarino, H., Mateu-gelabert, P., Sirikantraporn, S., Ruggles, K., Friedman, S.R. (2017). The role of adverse childhood experiences in initiation of substance use and sexual behaviors among opioid-using young adults. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. DOI: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2016.08.224.


Sirikantraporn, S., & Wu, M. (2016). Experience of Chinese immigrant parents in the United States in an advocacy-based group (POWER) during initial settlement. International Bulletin of International Psychology, 20(2), 26-33.


Sirikantraporn, S., & Green, J. (2016). Special Issue Part 1 Introduction: Multicultural Perspectives of Intergenerational Transmission of Trauma. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma, 25(4), 347-350.


Sirikantraporn, S., & Green, J. (2016). Special Issue Part 2 Introduction: Multicultural Perspectives of Intergenerational Transmission of Trauma. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma, 5(6), 559- 560.


Rich, G., & Sirikantraporn, S. (Eds.) (2017). Human strengths and resilience: Developmental, cross- cultural, and international perspectives. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.


Tuicomepee, A., & Sirikantraporn, S. (2016). Prevention psychology and counseling services in Thailand: Happy and healthy university students. In Morano, J. & Israelashvili, M. (Eds.), Cambridge Handbook of International Prevention Science. UK: Cambridge University Press.


Sirikantraporn, S. (2017). Bicultural identity as a protective factor among Southeast Asian American youth who have witnessed domestic violence. In Quek, K. AFTA Springer Briefs in Family Therapy. New York: Springer Publishing.

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