Dr. Lin

Clinical Counsellor, MHS, Psy.D.

Dr Chi-Chun Lin holds a doctorate of psychology in marital and family therapy (MFT) and three master’s degrees in counselling psychology, MFT, and mental health (Johns Hopkins). He is currently a postdoctoral research fellow in the School of Nursing at the University of British Columbia (UBC), where he works for the Stigma and Resilience Among Vulnerable Youth Centre (He primarily focuses on LGBTQ2S+ youth’s mental and sexual health issues and their family relationships) and he has worked for the Men’s Health Research program (he mainly focused on depression and suicidality issues among men living with prostate cancer and HIV). He is also a postdoctoral teaching fellow in the Counselling Psychology program at UBC where he has taught CNPS 534 (Gender and Sex Role Issues in Counselling) and he has been teaching CNPS 564 (Group Counselling) and CNPS 588 (Supervised Clinical Experience in Counselling).

Speaking of his research experience, he has published 11 peer-reviewed journal articles. He applies both qualitative and quantitative approaches and focuses on mental health issues (e.g., anxiety, OCD, PTSD, and suicidality) and sexual health issues (e.g., sexual debut, STIs, and sexual relationships) among marginalized populations (e.g., LGBTQ2S+, people living with HIV, and immigrants). In terms of his clinical experience, he is an American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Approved Supervisor and a Registered Clinical Counsellor in British Columbia. He has provided at least 3000 counselling hours (individual, couples, family, and group counselling and other clinical process) mainly for marginalized populations (e.g., LGBTQ2S+, people living with HIV, and immigrants). His clinical philosophies include Gestaltism, person-centred, experientialism, postmodernism, and existentialism.