Fostering the international advancement of psychotherapy for the Society
and those with whom we work.


The International domain, through its International Affairs Committee, is responsible for: (a) increasing international perspectives in the activities of The Society, (b) promoting international exchanges between Society members and psychotherapists from other parts of the world, and (c) facilitating the international advancement of psychotherapy at the professional and association levels. We welcome your ideas and perspectives with respect to the international advancement of the science, practice and teaching of psychotherapy. 

International Domain Representative to the Board of Directors

Changming Duan, Ph.D., ABPP


Changming Duan is a professor of counseling psychology in the Department of Educational Psychology at University of Kansas. Changming Duan received her Ph.D. degree in social and counseling psychology from University of Maryland. Prior to joining KU faculty in the Fall, 2011, she had worked as a faculty member in University of Missouri Columbia and University of Missouri Kansas City respectively. Her professional interest includes researching counseling processes and outcome in cultural contexts, and studying topics related to multicultural education and counseling the culturally diverse. She is also interested in doing international work in counseling related training and research. She is committed to cross-cultural understanding and pursuing multicultural perspectives to enhance the science and practice of counseling psychology.