Dong Xie Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department: Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Dong Xie obtained his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology (APA accredited) from Ohio State University in 2004. He completed his pre-doctoral internship at the Grand Valley State University Counseling Center (APA accredited) prior to procurement of his doctoral degree. He worked as a faculty member in the Department of Psychology and Counseling at the University of Central Arkansas from 2004 to 2022 and has been licensed to practice psychology by the Arkansas Psychology Board (since 2008).  Previously, he obtained his bachelor and master’s degrees in psychology from Peking University in China in 1989 and 1992, and worked at the Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academic of Sciences, from 1992 to 1996. Dr. Xie joined the Louisiana Tech University faculty in 2022. His research interests include cross-cultural studies on cultural-specific factors associated with emotional distress, therapeutic relationship and working alliance, and multicultural counseling. More recently, he has developed new research lines along training of counseling psychologists in APA accredited programs and training and supervision of professional mental health counselors in China. He served as the President of Association of Chinese Helping Professionals and Psychologists International (ACHPPI) from 2020 to 2022.