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Mei-whei Chen Northeastern Illinois University, USA

Dr. Chen is a Professor at Northeastern Illinois University. She teaches group counseling, individual counseling, theories in counseling and psychotherapy, mental health counseling, grief counseling, and stress management. In addition, she maintains her own private practice, on the side, in Illinois.


She has received three Faculty Excellence Awards from Northeastern Illinois University. As well, she received Beverly Brown Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Group Counseling from Illinois Association for Specialists in Group Work (IASGW).

Besides the text of Group Leadership Skills, Dr. Chen also publishes a book on Individual Counseling: Skills and Techniques (3rd edition coming out in 2018) and has published many journal articles in related areas.