Scholarly Works

Recent Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

*Student-led or co-authored

*Hafoka, O., Smith, T. B., Griner, D., Allen, G. E. K., Beecher, M., & Young, E. (2019). Psychotherapy utilization, presenting concerns, and outcomes among Pacific Islander and Asian American students. Counselling Psychology Quarterly. doi.org/10.1080/09515070.2019.1699502

*Hafoka, O., Smith, T.B., Griner, D., Allen G. E. K., Beecher, M., & Young, E. (2019). Psychotherapy utilization, presenting concerns, and outcomes among Pacific Islander and Asian American students. Counselling Psychology Quarterly. doi.org/10.1080/09515070.2019.1699502

Allen, G. E. K., Conklin, H. & *Kane, D. (2017). Racial discrimination and psychological health among Polynesians in the U.S. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology.

Allen, G. E. K., Cox, J., Smith, T. B., Griner, D., Beecher, M. & *Hafoka, O. (2016). Psychotherapy utilization and presenting concerns among Polynesian American college students. The Counseling Psychologist44(1), 28–49.

Allen, G. E. K., Kim, B. S. K., Smith, T. B. & *Hafoka, O. (2016). Counseling attitudes and stigma among Polynesian Americans. The Counseling Psychologist44(1), 6–27.

Allen, G. E. K. & Smith, T. (2015). Collectivistic coping strategies for distress among Polynesian Americans. Psychological Services12(3), 322–329.

Allen, G. E. K., *Garriott, P. O., Reyes, C. J. & *Hsieh, C. (2013). Racial identity, phenotype, and self-esteem among biracial Polynesian/White individuals. Family Relations62, 82–91.

Allen, G. E. K. & Heppner, P. P. (2011). Religiosity, coping, and psychological well-being among Latter-day Saint Polynesians in the U.S. Asian American Journal of Psychology2(1), 13–24.

Recent Referred Presentations

*Student-led or co-authored

*Chapman, R., *Chun, S., *Tsoi, C., & Allen, G. E. K. (2020). Current Psychological Wellbeing and Psychotherapy Interventions for Polynesians. APA Division 17: Counseling Psychology Conference, New Orleans, LA.

*Tsoi, C., *Chun, S., *Chapman, R. & Allen, G. E. K. (2020). Psychotherapy interventions for Polynesians: A hermeunistic approach. APA Division 17: Counseling Psychology Conference, New Orleans, LA.

*Gancinia, B., *Chandler, K., *Nonu, L., *Sproat, K., *Fifita, S., & Allen, G. E. K. (2019, August). Therapeutic preferences of Polynesian Americans. Poster presented at the 2019 APA Convention, Chicago, IL.

Conklin, H., *Hee, C., *Gancinia, B., *Chapman, R., *Scott, L., *Tenney, T., *Fifita, S., *Auelua, L., *Nonu., L., & Allen, G. E. K. (2019, August). Polynesian cultural frameworks for healing and implications for therapy practice. Poster presented at the 2019 APA Convention, Chicago, IL.

*Gancinia, A., *Lefrandt, J., *Cline, J., B., *Kane, R., Conklin, H., & Allen, G. E. K. (2018). The impact of humor on help seeking, depression, anxiety, and stress among Polynesian Americans. Poster presented at the 126th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Conklin, H., Allen, G. E. K., & *Hafoka, O. (2018). Culturally modified approaches considered helpful to Polynesians. Poster presented at the 126th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

*Lefrandt, J., *Cline, J., *Gancinia, A., *Kane, R., &  Allen, G. E. K. (2018). Comparing Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander college student alcohol use. Poster presented at the 126th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

*Kane, D. K., Allen, G. E. K., Griner, D., Beecher, M., Cox, J., *Cline, J., *Scott, L., & *Gancinia, A. (2018). Factor analysis of the Religious Commitment Inventory with a Polynesian American sample. Poster presented at the 126th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

*Cline, J. I., Larsen, R., Griner, D., Beecher, M. E., Allen, G. E. K., *Lefrandt, J. B., *Gancinia, A., *Kane, D. (2018). Ethnoracial comparisons in anxiety and depression outcomes among Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander college students. Poster presented at the 126th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.