Dr. Ung is an assistant professor in the Department of Counseling and Health Psychology, teaching undergraduate and master level students. As a licensed clinical psychologist, she also serves as a clinical supervisor at Bastyr Center for Natural Health. In her private practice, Dr. Ung provides psychological assessments, parent training, social skills training, behavioral interventions using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and evidence-based treatments with youth and their families with anxiety, OCD, depression, ADHD, and autism. In addition, Dr. Ung has trained at the University of South Florida with a focus on research and clinical interventions on anxiety disorders, OCD, and autism spectrum disorders. In the past, she has received several grants to host diversity events including workshops and community building activities. Dr. Ung has over 20 published peer reviewed articles in the field of anxiety, OCD, autism, trichotillomania, breast cancer, and craniosynostosis.
After serving as practicum co-lead this past year for the MACP students at Bastyr University, Dr. Ung is currently working with Dr. Sondra Beres the new DCT to continue students’ progress through practicum. In her private practice, she is working with a team of therapists to develop a curriculum that will involve parent training groups to improve emotion regulation and decrease behavioral issues in children between the ages of 8 and 11 years old.
Ung, D., De Nadai, McBride, N, … Storch., E. (2018). The association between quality
of life and clinical characteristics of youth with pediatric headaches. Children’s Health Care.
McBride, N., Ung, D., … Storch, E. (2018). Family accommodation in children and
adolescents with headache pain.
Ung, D., Boone, D., McBride, N., … Howie, F., & Storch, E. (2016). Parent and teacher
agreement of clinical characteristics of youth with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 1-11.
Ung, D., McBride, N., Collier, A., Selles, R., Small, B., Phares, V., & Storch, E. (2016).
Peer victimization in youth with high-functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder. Research
in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 32, 70-79.
Ung, D., McBride, N., Johnco, C., Boone, D., Scalli, L., Howie, F., & Storch, E. (2016).
Optimizing the screening of Autism Spectrum Disorder in outpatient clinics: An examination of the Social Communication Questionnaire. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 27, 21-28.
Ustjanauskas, A. E., Quinn, G. P., Pan, T. M., Rivera, M., Vázquez-Otero, C., Ung, D.,
Roetzheim, R. G., Laronga, C., Johnson, K., Norton, M., Carrizosa, C., Muñoz, D., Goldenstein, M., Nuhaily, S., & Wells, K. J. (2016). Facilitators of Survivorship Care Among Underserved Breast Cancer Survivors: A Qualitative Study. Journal of Cancer Education.
Wells, K. J., Pan, T., Vázquez-Otero, C., Ung, D., Ustjanauskas, A., Muñoz, D., Laronga, C.,
Roetzheim, R. G., Goldenstein, M., Carrizosa, C., Nuhaily, S., Johnson, K., Norton, M., Sims, E., & Quinn, G.P. (2016). Barriers and facilitators to endocrine therapy adherence among underserved hormone-receptor positive breast cancer survivors: A qualitative study. Supportive Care In Cancer, 1-8.
Storch, E. A., Zavrou, S., Collier, A. B., Ung, D., Arnold, E. B., Mutch, P. J., Lewin, A. B., &
Murphy, T. K. (2015). Preliminary Study of Family Accommodation in Youth with
Autism Spectrum Disorders and Anxiety: Incidence, Clinical Correlates, and Behavioral Treatment Response. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 34, 94-99.
Arnold, E. B., Howie, F., Collier, A., Ung, D., Nadeau, J., … Storch, E. A. (2015).
Psychometric properties of the Autism Mental Status Examination in young children. Children’s Health Care, 1-13.
Quinn, G. P., Schabath, M., Sutton, S., Winefield, B., Breen, S., .... Ung, D., Green., B. L (2015).
LGBTQ Perceptions and Healthcare Experiences. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Social Services, 27, 246-261.
Muñoz-Antonia, T., Ung, D., Montiel-Ishino, F. A., Nelson, A., Canales, J.,& Quinn, G.P.
(2015). African Americans' and Hispanics' Information Needs About Cancer Care. Journal of Cancer Education, 2, 327-332.
Quinn, G. P. , Knapp, C., Sehovic, I., Ung, D., Bowman, M., Gonzales, L., & Vadaparamphil, S.
T. (2014). Knowledge and Awareness of Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) among Oncology Nurses. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 3, 632-645.
McGuire, J. F., Ung, D., Selles, R., Lewin, A. B., Rahman, O., Murphy, T. K., & Storch, E. A.
(2014). Treating Trichotillomania: A meta-analysis of treatment effects and treatment moderators. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 58, 76-83.
Ung, D., Selles, R., Small, B., & Storch, E. (2014). A systematic review and meta-analysis of
cognitive behavioral therapy trials for anxiety in youth with autism spectrum disorders. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 45, 1-15.
Collett, B. R., Gray, K. E., Kapp-Simon, K., Birgfeld, C., Cunningham, M., Rudo-Stern, J., Ung, D., … & Speltz, M. L. (2013). Laypersons’ ratings of appearance in children with and without single suture craniosynostosis. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, 24, 1331-1335.
Ung, D., Wood, J. J., Ehrenreich-May, J., Arnold, E., Fujii, C., Reno, P., … Storch, E. A.
(2013). Clinical characteristics of high functioning youth with autism spectrum disorders and anxiety. Neuropsychiatry, 3, 147-157.
Ung, D., Arnold, E. B., De Nadai, A. S., Lewin, A. B., Phares, V., Murphy, T. K., & Storch, E. (2013). Inter-rater reliability of the anxiety disorders interview schedule for DSM-IV in high functioning youth with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, 26, 53-65.
Ung, D., Ale, C. M., & Storch, E. A. (2012). Optimal management of pediatric OCD. Pediatric
Health, Medicine and Therapeutics, 3, 9-18.
Storch, E.A., Arnold, E.B., Lewin, A.B., Nadeau, J., Jones, A.M., De Nadai, A.S., Mutch, P.J., Selles, R.R., Ung, D., & Murphy, T.K. (2012). The Effect of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Versus Treatment as Usual for Anxiety in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Randomized, Controlled Trial. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 52, 132-142.
Ung, D., & Storch, E. (2012). Paper Summary: Close, H. A., Lee, L., Kaufmann, C. N., & Zimmerman, A. W. (2012). Co-occurring conditions and change in diagnosis in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Pediatrics, 129 (2), e305-e316. Journal: Clinical Practice, Diabetes Management and Aging Health. Clinical Practice, 9(2).
Nadeau, J., Sulkowski, M., Ung, D., Wood, J. J., Lewin, A. B., Murphy, T. K., Ehrenreich May J., & Storch, E. A. (2011). Treatment of anxiety in patients with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Neuropsychiatry, 1, 567-578.