Faculty Directory

Belle Liang



CDEP Counseling, Developmental & Educational Psychology


  • Liang, B., Lund, T., Mousseau, A., & Spencer, R. (in press).  Mentoring relationships and the promotion of purpose among adolescent girls.  Psychology in the Schools.
  • Liang, B., White, A., Mousseau, A., Hasse, A., Knight, L., Berardo, D., & Lund, T. (in press).  The four P's of purpose among College Bound students: People, propensity, passion and pro-social benefits. Journal of Positive Psychology.
  • Mousseau, A., Lund, T., Liang, B., Spencer, R., & Walsh, J. (in press). Stress and losing sleep:  Sleep duration and perceived stress among affluent adolescent females.  Peabody Journal of Education.
  • West, J., Spinnazola, J., & Liang, B. (in press). Trauma Sensitive Yoga as a complementary treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder: A qualitative descriptive analysis.  International Journal of Stress Management. 
  • Schwartz, S., Rhodes, J., Liang, B., Sanchez, B., Spencer, R., Kremer, S., & Kanchewa, S. (2014).  Mentoring in the digital age:  Social media use in adult-youth relationships.  Child and Youth Services Review, 47, 205-213.
  • Lund, T., Chan, P., & Liang, B. (2014).  Depression and relational health in Asian American and European American college women.  Psychology in the Schools, 51, 493-505.
  • Blattner, M.C., Liang, B., Lund, T., & Spencer, R. (2013) Searching for a sense of purpose:  The role of parents and effects on self-esteem among female adolescents. Journal of Adolescence, 36 (5), 839-848.
  • Liang, B., Spencer, R., West, J., & Rappaport, N. (2013). Expanding the reach of youth mentoring:  Partnering with youth for personal growth and social change.  Journal of Adolescence, 36(2), 257-267.
  • Liang, B., Tummala-Narra, P., & West, J. (2011). Revisiting community work from a psychodynamic perspective. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 42(5), 398-404.
  • Liang, B., & West, J. (2011).  Relational health , alexithymia, and psychological distress in college women:  Testing a mediator model.  American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 81, 246-254. 
  • Liang, B., Tracy, A., Kenny, M., Brogan, D., & Gatha, R. (2010). The Relational Health Indices for youth:  An examination of reliability and validity aspects.  Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 42(4), 255-274.