Ph.D. in Counseling and Counselor Education, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1998
M.Ed. in Counseling and Educational Development, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1995
B.A. in Arts in Psychology, Davidson College, 1991
Multicultural counseling competence
Social and professional advocacy
Asian and Korean American issues in counseling
Catherine Chang (Catharina) is a professor at Georgia State University and coordinator of Chi Sigma Iota: Chi Epsilon Chapter.
She has published and presented in the areas of social justice and advocacy, multicultural counseling competence, privilege and oppression issues and counseling implications related to Asian American and Korean American clients.
She was the lead editor for the book Professional Counseling Excellence through Leadership and Advocacy and the lead editor for the special issue on Social Justice for the Counselor Education and Supervision journal.
She is currently serving as president of the Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development (2015-2016). Additionally, she has served as president of Chi Sigma Iota-International (2009-2010) and vice president for the Asian and Pacific Islander American concerns of the Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development (2010-2013) and chairperson for the membership committee of AMCD.
She is currently a trustee for the American Counseling Association Foundation. She is the recipient of the American Counseling Association (ACA) Research Award, the ACA Counselor Educator Advocacy Award, the Association for Assessment in Counseling and Education (AACE) MECD Research Award, the Pre-tenure and Tenure Counselor Educator Award from the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, the Alumni Excellence Award from the Department of Counseling and Educational Development at UNCG and the Chi Sigma Iota Jane E. Myers Lifetime Mentor Award.
Please see CV for full list of publications.