Szu-Yu (Darlene) Chen

Palo Alto University Faculty Szu-Yu_Chen

Position:

Assistant Professor
Clinical Mental Health Counseling Emphasis Coordinator

Contact Information:

dchen@paloaltou.edu
650-434-2268

Faculty Status:

Assistant Professor

Clinical Mental Health Counseling Emphasis Coordinator

 

Programs:

Department of Counseling, M.A. in Counseling Program

Talks and Lectures:

Chen, S., Wathen, C., & Sheperis, D. (2019, October). Transitioning from Traditional Classroom to Virtual Learning: Online Pedagogical Practice. Education session presented at Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Seattle, Washington.

Chen, S. & Hyun, J. (2019, October). Who Am I? Professional Identity Development of International Counselor Education Students and Faculty. Roundtable session presented at Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Seattle, Washington.

Lamar, M., Chen, S., Speciale, M., Sheperis, D., & Dennis, F. (2019, September). Creating Research Mentoring Opportunities that Excite Master’s Counseling Students. Education session presented at the Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling Conference, San Antonio, Texas

Lau, J., Chen, S., Su, Y., Chen, C., & Stuebs, S. (2019, September). Social Validity in Select Counseling Journals published by the ACA: A Summary of the Methods Used and the Data Collected. Poster session presented at the Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling Conference, San Antonio, Texas

Chen, S. & Cheng, Y. (2019, March). School-Based Play Therapy: Strategies to Build Effective Partnerships with Schools. Roundtable session presented at American Counseling Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Chen, S. & Lindo, N. A. (2018, September). Parents as Therapeutic Agents: Perceptions of Child-Parent Relationship Therapy. Poster session presented at the Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling Conference, Richmond, Virginia.

Chen, S., Balin, E., Hyun, J., & Lau, J. (2018, November). (Re)Construction of Professional Identity in Cultural Transitions of International Students and Faculty. Education session presented at the Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Santa Rosa, California.

Chen, S. & Wathen, C. (2018, November). Transitioning from Traditional Classroom to Virtual Reality. Roundtable session presented at the Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Santa Rosa, California.

Lau, J., Chen, C., Chen, S., & Pietrantoni, Z. (2018, November). Innovative Approaches to Cross-Institutional Collaborative Research and Writing: An Accountability Model. Roundtable session presented at the Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Santa Rosa, California.

Pietrantoni, Z., & Chen, S. (2018, April). Building a Transgender Inclusive Environment: Partnership, Advocacy, and Equity. Roundtable session presented at American Counseling Association Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.   

Selected Publications:

Chen, S. (2019). Healing Alex’s wound: Application of MSJCC in Adlerian play therapy. In King, B. C., & Stewart, T. A. (Eds). Cases on cross-cultural counseling strategies. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Shih, K. Y., Chang, T., & Chen, S. (2019) Impacts of the model minority myth on Asian American individuals and families: Social justice and critical race feminist perspectives. Journal of Family Theory and Review, 11(2), 412-428.  

Chen, S., & Lindo, N. A. (2018). The impact of kinder training on early elementary school children’s on-task behavior: A single case design. International Journal of Play Therapy 27(2), 78-91. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/pla0000066

Chen, S., & Lindo, N. A. (2017). Teachers can play too: Teacher-child relationships, social-emotional development, and academic engagement. In Steen, R. (Ed.). Emerging research in play therapy, child counseling and consultation. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Lindo, N. A., Opiola, K., Ceballos, P. L., Chen, S., Meany-Walen, K., Cheng, Y., Barcenas, G., Reader, E., & Blalock, S. (2016). The impact of supervised filial therapy training on attitude, knowledge, and skills. The Family Journal: Counseling and therapy for couples and families, 1-8.

 

Websites and Other Relevant Links:

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Szu_Yu_Chen11