Phan Hong

Phan Hong


Dr. Phan Y. Hong is a licensed clinical psychologist and a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. She completed her postdoctoral training at the Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Anxiety Centers of Seattle where she worked with individuals who engaged in suicidal and self-harm behaviors. She completed her clinical internship at Yale University and worked with severe psychopathology and personality disorders in both inpatient and outpatient facilities. She earned her MS and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Kansas and BS at the University of Iowa.

She specializes in evidence-based practices and empirically supported treatments and grounds her treatment in science and research. She is trained in mindfulness, dialectical behavior therapy, cognitive behavior therapy, exposure-ritual prevention, and trauma treatments for those with severe psychopathology, specifically personality disorders (e.g., Borderline Personality Disorder), obsessive-compulsive disorder, PTSD, depression and anxiety.

Professional Training, Treatment Modalities, and Qualifications:

  • University of Washington and DBT and Anxiety Centers of Seattle – Postdoctoral Training


Vanderbilt University: Postdoctoral Training
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Exposure Ritual/Response Prevention (ERP)
  • Mindfulness Based Therapies (e.g., MBCT)
  • Behavioral Activation and Modification
Yale University – Internship
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Depression/Anxiety
University of Kansas – Ph.D. (Doctoral) and M.S. (Masters)
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapies (CBT)
  • Cognitive/Schema Therapies
University of Iowa – B.S in Psychology
  • Client-centered/humanistic therapies
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Representative publications are listed below:

  • Hong, P. Y., Lishner, D. A., *Vogels, E. A., & *Ebert, A. R. (in press). The impact of state and trait mindfulness on affective forecasting. Basic and Applied Social Psychology.
  • Hong, P.Y., & Lishner, D. A. (in press). General invalidation and trauma-specific invalidation as predictors of personality and subclinical psychopathology. Personality and Individual Differences.
  • Lishner, D. A., Hong, P. Y., Jiang, L. Vitacco, M. J., & Neumann, C. (2015). Psychopathy, narcissism, and borderline personality: A critical test of the affective empathy. Personality and Individual Differences
  • Hong, P. Y., Lishner, D. A., & *Han, K. K. (2014). Mindfulness and eating: A randomized trial examining the role of mindful raisin-eating and enjoyment of typically disliked foods. Mindfulness, 5(1), 80-87. Impact factor not available. [WU1]
  • Hong, P. Y., Lishner, D. A., Gum, A. M., & *Huss, E. A. (2012). How will I judge you for spending money on treatment? The effect of perceived treatment seeking behavior on negative evaluations of those with depression. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 31(8), 878-901. Impact factor: 1.364
  • Lishner, D. A., Vitacco, M. J., Hong, P. Y., *Mosely, J., Miska, K., & Stocks, E. L. (2012). Evaluating the relation between psychopathy and affective empathy: Two preliminary studies. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 56(8), 1161-1181. Impact factor: 1.056
  • Hong, P. Y., Ilardi, S. S., & Lishner, D. A. (2011). The aftermath of trauma: The impact of perceived and anticipated invalidation of childhood sexual abuse on borderline symptomatology. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 3(4), 360-368. Impact factor: 2.10
  • Hong, P. Y., Lishner, D. A., *Han, K. H., & *Huss, E. A. (2011). The positive impact of mindful eating on expectations of food liking. Mindfulness, 2(2), 103-110. Impact factor not available.
  • Lishner, D. A., *Swim, E. R., Hong, P. Y., & Vitacco, M. J. (2011). Psychopathy and ability emotional intelligence: Widespread or limited associations among facets? Personality and Individual Differences, 50(7), 1029-1033. Impact factor: 2.313
  • Hong, P. Y. & Ilardi, S. S. (2010). Structured and semi-structured clinical interviews. In W. E. Craighead, C. B. Nemeroff, & G. Gaskell (Eds.), The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science (4th ed.). New York: Wiley.
  • Chapman, A. L., Derbridge, C., Cooney, E., Hong, P. Y., & Linehan, M. M. (2009). Temperament as a prospective predictor of self-injury among patients with borderline personality disorder. Journal of Personality Disorders, 23(2), 122-140. Impact factor: 3.073

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