Dr. Catharina Chang
Professor and Program Coordinator for the Counselor Education and Practice Doctoral Program, Georgia State University
Dr. Catharina Chang is a Professor and Program Coordinator for the Counselor Education and Practice Doctoral Program at Georgia State University. 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.
Dr. Chang has held several leadership positions including President of Chi Sigma Iota (2009-2010) and Vice President for the Asian and Pacific Islander American concerns of the Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development (2010-2013). She has also served as chairperson for the membership committee of AMCD, and she is currently the President of AMCD.
She is a trustee for the American Counseling Association Foundation. Dr. Chang is the recipient of the Jane E. Myers Lifetime Mentor Award from CSI, 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, and the Alumni Excellence Award from the Department of Counseling and Educational Development at UNCG.