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Tai Chang, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor and Associate Program Director in the Clinical Psychology Psy.D. Program at the California School of Professional Psychology, Alliant International University. His research interests include ethnic minority mental health; Asian American mental health; acculturation and ethnic identity; and online and app-based interventions to provide self-help, psychoeducation, and support.

Professional Interests
  • Use of technology in counseling
  • Asian-American mental health and help-seeking
  • Acculturation and identity development and their relations to adjustment and help-seeking.
Education and Certifications
  • PhD, AM Clinical/Community Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • BA Psychology/Pre-Med, University of Texas at Austin



  • 2006 Asian American Psychological Association Early Career Award
  • 2000 VPM Online Mental Health Research Award
  • Intercultural Awareness Development
  • Psychometrics, Statistics, and Research Design
  • Research Proposal Design
Scholarship and Contributions to the Field
  • Chang, T., & Kwan, K.L.K. (2008). "Asian American ethnic and racial identity." In A. Alvarez & N. Tewari (Eds.), Asian American psychology. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
  • Chang, T., & Subramaniam, P.R. (2008). "Asian and Pacific Islander American Men's Help-Seeking: Understanding the Roles of Cultural Values and Beliefs, Gender Roles, and Racial Stereotypes." International Journal of Men's Health, 7, 121-136.
  • Yeh, C. J., Chang, T., Kowalewska-Spelliscy, D., Drost, C.M., Srivastava, D. & Chiang. L. (2008). "Development, content, process and outcome of an online peer supervision group for counselor trainees." Computers in Human Behavior, 24, 2889-2903.
  • Liu, W., &; Chang, T. (2006). "Asian American men." In F. Leong, A. Inman, A. Ebreo, L. Yang, L. Kinoshita, & M. Fu (Eds.), Handbook of Asian American psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Chang, T. (2005). "Online counseling: Prioritizing psychoeducation, self-help, and mutual help for counseling psychology research and practice." Counseling Psychologist, 33, 881-890.
  • Bowe, F.G., McMahon, B.T., Chang, T., & Louvi, I. (2005). "Workplace Discrimination, Deafness and Hearing Impairment: The National EEOC ADA Research Project." Work, 25, 19-25
  • Chang, T., Tracey, T., & Moore, T. (2005). "The structure of Asian American acculturation: An examination of prototypes." Self and Identity, 4, 25-43. (Email Dr. Chang for reprint)
  • Sciarra, D., Chang, T., McLean, R, & Wong, D. (2005). "White racial identity and attitudes toward people with disabilities." Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 33, 232-242.
  • Chang, T, & Chang, R. (2004). "Counseling and the Internet: Asian American and Asian International College Students' Attitudes Toward Seeking On-line Professional Psychological Help." Journal of College Counseling, 7, 140-150.
  • Yeh, C. J., & Chang, T. (2004). Understanding the multidimensionality and heterogeneity of the Asian American experience. [Review of the book Asian American psychology: The science of lives in context]. Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 49, 583-586.
  • Chang, T., & Yeh, C.J. (2003). "Using On-line Groups to Provide Support to Asian American Men: Racial, Cultural, Gender, and Treatment Issues." Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 34, 634-643.
  • Chang, T., Yeh, C.J., & Krumboltz, J. (2001). "Process and outcome evaluation of an electronic support group for Asian American men." Journal of Counseling Psychology, 48, 319-329.
  • Yeh, C. J., Inose, M., & Kobori, A., Chang, T. (2001). "Self and coping among college students in Japan." Journal of College Student Development, 42, 242-256.