Research & Scholarship

Last revised: November 22, 2021

Research Interests

  • Chronic stress associated with caregiving and its attributes (e.g., symptoms of depression)
  • Grief (e.g., complicated grief and non-death grief) and loss
  • Wellness of counseling professionals (e.g., counselors, counselor educators, students in training, and clinical researchers) in relation to professional identity in counseling
  • Culturally-responsive research mentorship in counselor education
  • Barriers to access mental health care among Black, Indigenous, Persons of Color (BIPOC) communities and others during COVID-19

Research Coursework Completed

  • Biotechnology & Human Rights (2 credits)
  • Standard Laboratory Experiments in Physics & Chemistry (2 credits)
  • Laboratory Experiments in Life Science I (5 credits)
  • Laboratory Experiments in Life Science II (10 credits)
  • Research Experiments in Biology (8 credits)
  • Introduction to Quantitative Research (EDUC 6114, 3 credits)
  • Qualitative Research Methods (EDUC 8122, 3 credits)
  • Seminar in Counseling (CNSL 8961, 3 credits)
  • Case Study Research Methods (EDUC 8131, 3 credits)
  • Predictive Designs & Analyses (EDUC 8171, 3 credits)
  • Structural Equation Modeling (EDUC 8173, 3 credits)

    Publications

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

Felter, J., DiDonato, S., Johnson, N. G., Moh, Y., Richardson, A., & Czerny, A. (under review). Creating sanctuary: Strategies for integrating trauma competencies in counselor education. 

Field, T. A., Moh, Y., Luke, C., Gracefire, P., Beeson, E. T., & Russo, G. M. (2022). A training model for the development of neuroscience-informed counseling competencies. Journal of Mental Health Counseling

Moh, Y., Lanthier, R. P., & Crunk, A. E. (under review). Caring for caregivers: Multiple losses, diminished social support, and their association with depression in family caregivers. 

Sperandio, K. R., Goshorn, J. R., Moh, Y., Gonzalez, E., & Johnson, N. G. (under review). Addiction counselors dealing with client death

Moh, Y., & Sperandio, K. (2022). The need to consider requiring trauma training in entry-level academic training programs in clinical mental health counseling. Journal of Mental Health Counseling

Barrera, A., Moh, Y., Nichols, A., & Le, H-N. (2020). The factor reliability and convergent validity of the Patient Health Questionnaire-4 (PHQ-4) among an international sample of pregnant women. Journal of Women’s Health, 30(4), 525-534. https://doi.org/10.1089/jwh.2020.8320

Moh, Y. (2019). A systemic approach to the development and improvement of trauma-informed mental health counseling. Romania Journal of Counseling.

Natori, Y., Tagami, K., Murakami, K., Yoshida, S., Tanigawa O., Moh, Y., Masuda, K., Wada, T., Suzuki, S., Nanamiya, H., Tozawa, Y., & Kawamura, F. (2009). Transcription Activity of Individual rrn Operons in Bacillus subtilis Mutants Deficient in (p)ppGpp Synthetase Genes, relA, yjbM, and ywaC. Journal of Bacteriology, 191(14), 4555-4561. Retrieved from http://jb.asm.org/content/191/14/4555

BOOKS AND BOOK CHAPTERS

Moh, Y. (accepted pending minor revisions). Multicultural and diversity training of counselors. In Dermer, H. B. (Ed.) The SAGE Encyclopedia of Multicultural Counseling, Social Justice, and Advocacy. SAGE.

Moh, Y. (accepted pending minor revisions). Goals of multicultural counseling. In Dermer, H. B. (Ed.) The SAGE Encyclopedia of Multicultural Counseling, Social Justice, and Advocacy. SAGE.

Moh, Y., & Jacques, J. (2020). Three responses to promote survival. In Miller, R., & Beeson, E.T. (Ed.) The neuroeducation toolbox: collaborative approaches to infusing neuroscience principles in counseling and psychotherapy. San Diego, CA: Cognella.

NON-PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

Moh, Y (2020). The biopsychosocial and lifestyle model for case formulation, Part 3. Counseling Today, 63(5), 14-17. https://www.counseling.org/Publications/CT_Flip-Book/1120/mobile/index.html#p=14

Moh, Y (2020). Neurobiological mechanisms of mental disorders and diet as a modulator, Part 2. Counseling Today, 63(4), 12-15. 

Moh, Y (2020). The impact of diet and nutrition on mental health, Part 1. Counseling Today, 63(3), 10-12. https://www.counseling.org/Publications/CT_Flip-Book/0920/mobile/index.html – p=11

Lee, D. L. & Moh, Y. (Eds.) (2020). New developments in multicultural and social justice counseling competence training. Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 48(3), 134-136. https://doi.org/10.1002/jmcd.12172

Moh, Y., & Sperandio, K. (2020). How do counselors support clients during the coronavirus pandemic? Counseling Today, Online Exclusives. Retrieved from https://ct.counseling.org/2020/04/how-do-counselors-support-clients-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic/

Moh, Y. (2016). A meaning of transformational excellence and strategies for its promotion. Chi Sigma Iota & Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Program. Retrieved from http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.csi-net.org/resource/resmgr/research/essay-2016-moh.pdf

MEDIA AND CHRONICLES

Jason, N. (2020). Christmas lights are going up early in this pandemic-darkened year as we look for some joy. The Philadelphia Inquirer. https://www.inquirer.com/news/christmas-lights-coronavirus-kindys-coping-philadelphia-20201115.html

NEWSLETTER

Moh, Y. (Fall 2021). North Atlantic Region Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. https://naraces.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/NARACES-2021-Fall.pdf

Harrichand, J., & Moh, Y. (Spring 2021). North Atlantic Region Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. Spring edition of the newsletter. https://naraces.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/2021-Spring-edition_NARACES.pdf

Moh, Y. (Winter 2021). Association for Adult Development and Aging. Fall edition of the newsletter.

Moh, Y. (Fall 2019). Association for Adult Development and Aging. Fall edition of the newsletter.

Moh, Y. (Summer 2019). Association for Adult Development and Aging. Summer edition of the newsletter.

Moh, Y. (Spring 2019). Association for Adult Development and Aging. Spring edition of the newsletter.

Moh, Y. (Fall 2018). Association for Adult Development and Aging. Fall edition of the newsletter.


Research Projects

RESEARCH GRANTS

  • Independence Blue Cross Foundation Supporting Treatment and Overdose Prevention
    • $50,000 funded in November 2021, Collegiate Recovery Group, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling COVID-19 Grant 
    • $1,938 funded in August 2021, Thomas Jefferson University 
    • Project Title: Seeking to hear the voice that has been unheard: Barriers to access mental health care among Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) communities and others during COVID-19

MANUSCRIPTS IN PROGRESS 

Moh, Y., & Sperandio, K. R.. Incorporating Trauma-informed Teaching Practices in the Counselor Education Classroom. 

Johnson, N. G., Felter, J., Moh, Y., Bin, J., & Cupta, A. Working faith: A university-community collaboration to support healing-centered practices within faith communities.

PROJECTS IN PROGRESS 

  • Moh, Y., & Bang, N. (2017 – present). An examination of the relationship between professional identity in counseling and wellness of counselor professionals.
  • Moh, Y. & Anandavalli, S. (2020 – present). Culturally-responsive research mentorship in counselor education.
  • Moh, Y., Sperandio, K., & Wycoff, K. (2020- present). Barriers to Access Mental Health Care among Black, Indigenous, Persons of Color (BIPOC) communities and others during COVID-19.
  • Crunk, A. E., Burke, L. A., & Moh, Y. (2018 – present). Adverse childhood experiences and risks of complicated grief.

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