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Dr. Skultip (Jill) Sirikantraporn


Dr. Skultip (Jill) Sirikantraporn, PsyD is a licensed clinical psychologist in California and New York with research interests in trauma and resilience in the context of cross-cultural and international psychology. Dr. Jill has had 15 years of clinical experience and over 10 years as a psychology professor.


Dr. Jill has acquired Associate Professorship from her years serving as a psychology faculty member at Alliant International University-California School of Professional Psychology and her latest appointment as a founding faculty at Fulbright University Vietnam (FUV). Dr Jill’s research has focused on trauma, resilience, and protective factors for mental wellbeing. 


In her role as a clinician, Dr. Jill has been a clinical supervisor at various institutions, including community mental health agencies in San Diego, CA as well as the university wellness center at FUV providing evidence-based programs for university students to effectively cope with college stress and holistically thrive. She is currently providing psychotherapy and yoga therapy to individuals, groups, and families (both in-person and virtual counseling) and offering consultation and workshops for universities and companies on wellness projects. Dr. Jill is also a registered yoga instructor and using holistic, mind-body integration and mindfulness as key part of therapy, growth, and healing. 

Her Publications:

  • Skultip (Jill) Sirikantraporn, Le Ngoc Ky Duyen, Ngan Huu Phuc Nguyen, Phuc Huynh Le, An Ha Nguyen, Phuong Bich Pham, Anh Mai Vu & Grant J. Rich  (2022) Experiences of Gender-Based Violence Service Providers in Vietnam: Grounded Theory Exploratory Study, Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma, DOI: 10.1080/10926771.2022.2142179.

  • Guarino, H., Mateu-Gelabert, P., Quinn, K., Sirikantraporn, S., Ruggles, K.V., Syckes, C., Goodbody, E., Jessell, L., & Friedman, S.R. (2021). Adverse childhood experiences predict early initiation of opioid use behaviors. Frontiers Sociology.

  • Huang, C., Sirikantraporn, S., Pichayayothin, N.B., & Turner-Cobb, J.M. (2020). Parental attachment, adult-child romantic attachment, and marital satisfaction: An examination of cultural context in Taiwanese and Thai heterosexual couples. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(3), 692.

  • Badaracco, J., & Sirikantraporn, S., Porter, M. (2020). Southeast Asian immigrants and refugees from Laos, Vietnam, Myanmar, and Cambodia: Psychological perspectives on identity and health in the United States. RUDN Journal of Psychology and Pedagogics.  

  • Rich, G., & Sirikantraporn, S. (2020). Chapter 9, Posttraumatic Growth and Resilience in Southeast Asia.In Hechanova & Waelde (Eds.). Resistance, resilience, and recovery from disasters: Mental health and psychosocial support perspectives from Southeast Asia. UK: Emerald Publishing. 

  • Sirikantraporn, S., Taephant, N. (2020). Cognitive-emotional regulation and aggression and their relationship to well-being among Thais. In Rich, G., Jaafar, J. L., & Barron, D. (Eds.). Psychology in Southeast Asia: Sociocultural, clinical and health perspectives. New York: Routledge.

  • Sirikantraporn, S., Nguyen A.H., Hoang, T.H.L.  (2020). Teaching psychology in Vietnam. In Rich, G., Ebersöhn, L., Dudley-Grant, R., Morrissey, S., Padilla-Lopez, A., & Taylor, J. (Eds.). Teaching psychology around the world (Volume 5). Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

  • Sirikantraporn, S., Jitnarin, N., Jongjumruspun, B., & Carducci, B. (2018). Self-selected strategies to cope with shyness among Thais. International Psychology Bulletin, 22(1), 14-24.

  • Rich, G., & Sirikantraporn, S. (Eds.) (2017). Human strengths and resilience: Developmental, cross-cultural, and international perspectives. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

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