Marcia Liu, Ph.D. is a Licensed Counseling Psychologist. She was born in New York before moving to Maryland. She received her BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, her MA from NYU, and her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Boston College. As part of her clinical training she practiced at the South Boston Behavioral Health Center and the Brookline Community Mental Health Center, working with children, adolescents, adults, and families. She completed her psychology internship at the Brooklyn Campus of the Veterans’ Affairs Hospital working on the Hepatitis-C/Chronic Pain and Primary Care/Women’s Health rotations. After graduating, she completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Clinical Psychology at Columbia University’s Counseling and Psychological Services. She also previously worked as a staff psychologist at The New School’s Student Health Services.
Currently, Dr. Liu works as the HCAP Mental Health Specialist, where she develops and implements HCAP’s mental health programs. She is also a Compensation and Pension Psychologist at The Brooklyn VA Hospital, and had a small private practice. Her research and clinical interests focus on mental health policy, acculturative stress, gender, race-related stress, multicultural supervision, Asian American/Pacific Islander health, racial identity, and trauma. She is an alumni member of the Institute for the Study and Promotion of Race and Culture, under the direction of Janet E. Helms.