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Chia-Chi Alicia Hu, PhD, Counseling Psychologist 胡嘉琪博⼠,咨询⼼理学家

Chia-Chi Alicia Hu, PhD, Counseling Psychologist 胡嘉琪博⼠,咨询⼼理学家Sofia Adjunct Faculty

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Biography:

Chia-Chi (Alicia) Hu, PhD., is a licensed psychologist in the states of Washington and Idaho. Between 2009-2013, she worked at the Counseling Services at the Washington State University as a clinical faculty. She is experienced in providing psychotherapy in both English and Chinese Mandarin.  She is a certified Tension & Trauma Releasing Exercise (TRE) facilitator. She specializes in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy and SMART. Years of psychodrama/social drama training and Qi-Kong practice also equipped her with all kinds of creative modes of working with people.  She is also the co-founder of the Asia Trauma-Informed Awareness Coalition, a group dedicated to promoting trauma-informed care in Taiwan and Chinese-speaking regions.  

Education:

  • Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, Purdue University
  • M.Ed. in Guidance and Counseling, National Changhua University of Education
  • B.S. in Industrial Engineering and Management, National Chiao Tung University

Educational Research:

Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology Dissertation Title: The Construction and Validation of the Attachment to Parent/Caregiver Inventory

Licensures & Certifications:

Licensed Psychologist (WA,ID)

Certified Sensorimotor Psychotherapist

Certified Tension/Trauma Release Exercise (TRE) Facilitator

Certified Associated-Director in Psychodrama

Research & Training Interests:

Body-mind interaction; integration of the eastern and western philosophy and healing modalities; experiential and somatic psychotherapy approach; complex interpersonal trauma recovery

Publications:

Westcott, A., & Hu, C.C., (2018). Bomji and Spotty’s frightening adventure: A story about how to recover from a scary experience. Hidden Strength Therapeutic Children’s Storybooks. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Westcott, A., & Hu, C.C., (2018). How Sprinkle the Pig escaped the river of tears: A story about being apart from loved ones. Hidden Strength Therapeutic Children’s Storybooks. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Westcott, A., & Hu, C.C., (2018). How little coyote found his secret strength: A story about how to get through hard times.Hidden Strength Therapeutic Children’s Storybooks. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

More faculty members:

Dorote Weyers-Lucci, Ph.D.Faculty: Bachelor's Completion, Global College, Master of Business Administration

Simone M. DiMatteo, Ph.D.MBA Program Chair and Core Faculty

Jennifer M. Crane, LMFTProgram Chair

Michelle M. Daly, LPCProfessor

Jeng-Dau James Wu, DBAProfessor: MA of Business Administration

Robert Wood, PhD.Sofia Core Faculty, Chair-Transpersonal Studies

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Chia-Chi Alicia Hu, PhD, Counseling Psychologist 胡嘉琪博⼠,咨询⼼理学家

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