Chia-Min (Jamie) Ho

Chia-Min (Jamie) Ho (no photo)

Assistant Professor

School of Counseling

Academic Credentials



Dr. Jamie Ho is an assistant professor in the School of Counseling at Marymount University. She received her Ph.D. in Counselor Education at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Earning her previous counseling degrees in Taiwan, Dr. Ho has provided bilingual counseling to adolescents and adults in various settings. In addition, she utilizes humanistic and expressive approaches to facilitate clients’ growth and wellness.

Dr. Ho’s research agenda focuses on empathy and social justice in counselor preparation. Overall, she is pursuing two major goals: (a) investigating how individuals’ internal empathy process and external expression impact counseling relationships, and (b) amplifying the voices of historically marginalized populations to thicken narratives of the underrepresented experiences. For her doctoral dissertation, she developed a theoretical framework to study factors contributing to counselors’ empathy in the counseling process. Additionally, her research team was awarded a research grant for racial disparity from Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling.

Dr. Ho is an active member of the counseling profession. She served as a reader consultant for the CACREP and an editorial assistant for the Journal of College Counseling. In recognition of her involvement in the profession, Dr. Ho received the Outstanding Doctoral Student Award from the Texas Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. She is currently an Emerging Leader for the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision.

Teaching Areas

Research and Evaluation; Counseling for Individuals

Research Interests

Empathy, Social Justice, Counselor Preparation


Samuels, A. M., & Ho, C.-M. (2021). Anti-racism in clinical supervision: Considerations for supervisors of counselors-in-Training. SACES Spring 2021 Newsletter, 31-33. Lenz, A. S., Ho, C.-M., Rocha, L., & Aras, Y. (2021). Reliability generalization of scores on the Posttraumatic Growth Inventory. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development 54(2), 106-119. Watson, J. C., Ho, C.-M., & Boham, M. (2021). Advancing the counseling profession through intervention research. Journal of Counseling and Development, 99(2), 134-144.


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