Dr. Chang-DeWitt approaches therapy as a collaborative endeavor. She strives to create a warm and accepting space where clients can safely explore the roadblocks they are encountering. Her belief is that we are all capable of being resilient; we all have strengths we can rely on to support us through confusing and challenging times. Through therapy, her clients feel empowered to discover new ways to understand themselves and relate to others. Her expertise includes relationships, family issues, academic stress, anxiety, low self-esteem, and depression.
Born and raised in Taiwan, and having later moved to the U.S. as an international student, Dr. Chang-DeWitt is deeply attuned to the excitement, opportunities for growth, and challenges of studying abroad and navigating new cultures. In addition to offering bilingual (English/Mandarin) psychotherapy, she actively investigates how language and culture shape our identities and the way we interact with the world around us.
Throughout her professional career, Dr. Chang-DeWitt has been an advocate for diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism. At the University of Indianapolis, she was an ambassador for international students at the Center for Global Engagement. She led initiatives to foster cultural humility among staff at Purdue University, as well as workshops on culturally-informed approaches to self-care at the Asian and Asian American Resource and Cultural Center. Dr. Chang-DeWitt is committed to working with people struggling with discrimination, microaggressions, language barriers, and identity explorations.
Dr. Chang-DeWitt completed her Doctoral Internship at Purdue University, Counseling and Psychological Services. As part of her clinical training, she worked at university counseling centers in the Midwest (DePauw University, Indiana State University) and hospitals in Taiwan. She obtained a doctoral degree in Psychology (Psy.D.) from the University of Indianapolis, a program accredited by the American Psychological Association.
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