Kivlighan III, D. M., Drinane, J. M., Tao, K. W., Owen, J., & Liu, W. M. (In Press). The Detrimental Effect of Fragile Groups: Examining the Role of Cultural Comfort for Group Therapy Members of Color. Journal of Counseling Psychology.

Kivlighan, D. M. III, Adams, M. C., Drinane, J. M., Tao, K. W., & Owen, J. (2019).
Construction and validation of the Multicultural Orientation Inventory—Group Version. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 66(1), 45-  5.

Tao, K.W. & Gloria, A.M. (2018). Should I stay or should I go? Persistence factors for STEM women. Psychology of Women Quarterly.

Drinane, J.M., Owen, J., & Tao, K.W. (2018) Owen, Jesse; & Tao, Karen W. Cultural concealment and therapy outcomes. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 65, 239-246.

Owen, J., Drinane, J.M., Tao, K.W. (2018). An experimental test of microaggression detection in psychotherapy: therapist multicultural orientation professional psychology: research and practice. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 49, 9-21.

Tao, K.W., Owen, J., & Drinane, J. M. (2017). Was that racist? An experimental study of microaggression ambiguity and emotional reactions for racial-ethnic minority and white individuals. Race and Social Problems, 9, 262-271. doi:10.1007/s12552-017-9210-4

Owen, J., Tao, K.W., Drinane, J.M., Hook, J., Davis, D.E., & Foo Kune, N. (2016). Cultural (missed) opportunities and cultural humility. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 47, 30-37.

Owen, J., Drinane, J.M., Tao, K.W., Adelson, J., Hook, J., Davis, D.E., & Foo Kune, N. (2015). Racial/ethnic disparities in client unilateral termination: The role of therapists’ cultural comfort. Psychotherapy Research, doi:10.1080/10503307.2015.1078517.

Tao, K.W., Owen, J. & Pace, B.T., & Imel, Z.E. (2015). A meta-analysis of multicultural competencies and  psychotherapy process and outcome. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 62, 337-350.

Owen, J., Tao, K.W., Imel, Z.E., Wampold, B.E., & Rodolfa, E. (2014). Addressing racial and ethnic microaggressions in therapy. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 4, 283-290.

Tao, K.W. (2014). Too close and too far: Counseling emerging adults in a technological age. Psychotherapy, 51, 123 – 127.

Tao, K.W., Ward, K.J., O’Brien, K., DiLorenzo, P. & Kelly, S. (2013). Improving permanency: Caseworker perspectives of older youth in Another Planned Permanent Living Arrangement. Child & Adolescent Social Work Journal, 30, 217-235.

Owen, J., Tao, K.W., Leach, M.M. & Rodolfa, E. (2011). Clients’ perceptions of their psychotherapists’ multicultural orientation. Psychotherapy, 48, 274-282.

Owen, J., Imel, Z., Tao, K.W., Smith, A., Wampold, B., & Rodolfa, E. (2011). Cultural ruptures in short-term therapy: Working alliance as a mediator between clients’ perceptions of microaggressions and therapy outcomes. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, 11, 204-212.

Owen, J., Tao, K.W., & Rodolfa, E. (2010). Microaggressions and women in short-term psychotherapy: Initial evidence. The Counseling Psychologist, 38, 923-946.

Gloria, A. M., Hird, J. S., & Tao, K.W. (2008). Self-reported multicultural supervision competence of White predoctoral intern supervisors. Training & Education in Professional Psychology, 2, 129-136.

Owen, J., Tao, K.W., & Rodolfa, E. (2005). Supervising counseling center trainees in the era of evidence based practices. Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 20, 67-77. Co-published in Evidence-Based Psychotherapy Practice in College Mental Health (Ed. S. E. Cooper)

Hird, J.S., Tao, K.W., & Gloria, A.M. (2004). Examining Supervisors’ Multicultural Competence in Racially Similar and Different Supervision Dyads. The Clinical Supervisor, 23, 107-122.


Liang, L.A., Tao, K.W., & Hosp,  M.K. Using Children’s Literature to Support Students’ Mental Health, Positive Identities, and Social-Emotional Growth. New York: Guilford. Forthcoming 2020

Owen, J., Tao, K.W., Kivlighan, D.M. III & Drinane, J.M. Deliberate Practice in Multicultural Counseling. Washington D.C.: APA Books. Forthcoming 2021


Owen, J., Tao, K.W., & Drinane, J.M. (in press). Microaggressions: Clinical Impacts and Psychological Harm.In C.M. Capodilupo, K.L. Nadal, D.P. Rivera, D.W. Sue & G.C. Torino (Eds.), Microaggression Theory: Influence and Implications. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Kim, S.C. & Tao, K.W. (2012) Treating anxiety and depression in childbearing women. In P.K. Lundberg, K.L. Nadal, & M.A. Paludi (Eds.).,Women and mental disorder: Volume 4 (pp. 163 -176). Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.

Owen, J., Tao, K.W., & Rodolfa, E.R. (2006). Distressed and distressing students: Creating campus community of care. In S.A. Benton & S.L. Benton (Eds.), College student mental health: Effective services and strategies across campus. (pp. 15-34). Washington, DC: NASPA.

Byars-Winston, A., Akcali, O., Tao, K.W., Nepomuceno, C.A., Anctil, T., Acevedo, V., Benally, N. & Wilton, G. (2004).  The challenges, impact, and implementation of critical multicultural pedagogies. In C. Z. Enns & A. L. Sinacore (Eds.), Borders and intersections: Toward creating multicultural feminist pedagogies. (pp. 125-142).Washington, DC: American Psychological Association Press.

Enns, C.Z., Sinacore, A.L., Acevedo, V., Akcali, O., Ali, S.R., Ancis, J.,…Tao, K.W. (2004). Integrating multicultural and feminist pedagogies: Personal perspectives on positionality, challenges, and benefits. In C. Z. Enns & A. L. Sinacore (Eds.), Borders and intersections: Toward creating multicultural feminist pedagogies. (pp. 177-196). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association Press.