Professional Activities

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

California Psychological Association (CPA)

Asian American Psychological Association (AAPA)

APA Division 45 – Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race

APA Division 35 Section 5 – Psychology of Asian Pacific American Women

COMMITTEES

The Psychology of Radical Healing logoTask Force Member – APA Div. 45 Dr. Helen Neville’s Presidential Task Force (2018-2019) – Radical Healing: Healing through Social Justice.

Psychology Today blog: Healing through Social Justice – The Psychology of Radical Healing Collective includes Drs. Helen A. Neville, Hector Y. Adames, Nayeli Y. Chavez-Dueñas, Della V. Mosley, Bryana H. French, Jioni A. Lewis, and Grace A. Chen. Our team discusses the psychology of healing from racial and ethnic trauma.

MentorAAPA Leadership Fellows Program for early career psychologists

PODCAST INTERVIEWS
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I talked about Asian American women and mental health with Angie Suh on Asian Fail – we talked about a range of topics from the Model Minority Myth to anti-Asian harassment to self-advocacy and assertiveness. (September 2020)

Drs. Hector Adames, Bryana French, Helen Neville, and I represented the Psychology of Radical Healing Collective in a podcast interview with The Psychologists Off the Clock to  discuss steps we can take at the individual and community level to heal from racial trauma and oppression. (August 2020)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

French, B. H., Lewis, J. A., Mosley, D., Adames, H. Y., Chavez-Dueñas, N. Y., Chen, G. A. & Neville, H. A. (2019). Toward a psychological framework of radical healing in communities of color. The Counseling Psychologist, 1-33. https://doi.org/10.1177/0011000019843506

Chen, G.A., & Alvarez, A.N. (2012). A multicultural counseling perspective on Ruth as an Asian American. In G. Corey (Ed.), Case approach to counseling and psychotherapy (8th edition). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Press.

Chen, G.A. (2009). Managing Multiple Social Identities. In N. Tewari & A.N. Alvarez (Eds.), Asian American Psychology: Current Perspectives. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Chen, G.A., & Kim, S.C. (2009). Sexuality. In N. Tewari & A.N. Alvarez (Eds.), Asian American Psychology: Current Perspectives. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Chen, G.A., LePhuoc, P.I., Guzmán, M.R., Rude, S.R., & Dodd, B.G. (2006). Exploring Asian American Racial Identity, Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 12, 461-476.

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

Chen, G.A. & Kim, S.C. (2017, October). Self-Marketing 101: An Essential Professional Skill. Interactive session presented at the annual conference of the Asian American Psychological Association, Las Vegas, NV.

Chen, G.A. (2010, October). Like Water Over a Rock: The Impact of Microaggressions. Diversity Scholar presentation at the 33rd Annual Conference of the Association of Counseling Center Training Agencies, Portland, OR.

Chen, G.A., Maeda, A., & Deng, C.-P. (2007, August). One Size Doesn’t Fit All: Examining Ethnically-Matched Therapists and Clients. Interactive session presented at the annual conference of the Asian American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Chen, G.A. (2007, January). Conflicts in Asian American Identity: Managing Multiple Social Identities. Individual paper presented as part of the symposium, “Giving Voice to Marginalized Communities: Explorations of Intersecting Social Identities,” at the 2007 National Multicultural Conference and Summit. Seattle, WA.

Chen, G.A., LePhuoc, P.I., Rude, S. & Guzmán, M.R. (2003, August). Debunking the model minority myth: Exploring the complexity of Asian American racial identity. Poster session presented at the 111th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Chen, G.A., & Guzmán, M.R. (2003, August). Identity saliency in Asian Americans. Poster session presented at the annual conference of the Asian American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

LePhuoc, P.I. & Chen, G.A. (2003, May). Toward a Critical Psychology of Race, Identity, and Asian Americans. Roundtable discussion at the annual conference of the Association of Asian American Studies, San Francisco, CA.