Faculty Mentor: Dr. Anna S. Lau
Professor, Vice Chair of Graduate Studies
Student Bio: Stephanie Yu is a second-year Clinical Psychology PhD student at UCLA, working with Dr. Anna S. Lau in the Culture and Minority Mental Health Lab. She graduated from UC Berkeley with her B.A. in Psychology and Social Welfare, and minors in Asian American Studies and Education. She completed her post-baccalaureate research with Dr. Allison Harvey at UC Berkeley, implementing an evidence-based sleep intervention into community mental health clinics of Alameda County serving diverse, underserved communities. Stephanie is passionate about increasing access to quality mental healthcare for health disparity populations.
Specifically, her research is focused on:
1) examining how to adapt and implement evidence-based practices (EBPs) into community settings serving racial/ethnic minority and immigrant communities
2) school-based implementation of culturally-responsive EBPs (e.g., suicide interventions) to increase reach for diverse youth
3) culturally-informed stigma reduction