Ching elected to National Register Board of Directors

At its December meeting, the National Register Board of Directors elected UH Mānoa alumna June W. J. Ching, PhD, ABPP, to a four-year term that began January 1, 2017.

Dr. June W. J. Ching, PhD, ABPP, is a board certified clinical psychologist who has been practicing in Hawai‘i for 36 years as a clinical and forensic psychologist, concentrating on the psychological assessment and treatment of a culturally diverse population of children, adults, couples and families.

She is a clinical affiliate faculty with the University of Hawai‘i’s Clinical Studies Department of Psychology. Dr. Ching also serves as a senior consultant to two statewide judiciary programs—Kids First, a divorce education program, and the Children’s Justice Center, for which she provides workshops, training, supervision, and expert witness testimony on the forensic investigative interviewing of child sexual abuse, felony physical abuse and witness to domestic violence. Prior to entering full-time independent practice, Dr. Ching was the chief psychologist and director of training at Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women and Children.

Dr. Ching received her BA in psychology from UH Mānoa, PhD in clinical psychology from Northwestern University and MEd from Harvard University. As a second generation Chinese-American, she has endeavored to further culturally competent diversity initiatives in publications, training, policies and leadership development. Dr. Ching is on the editorial board of Practice Innovations, along with being an invited reviewer for the American Psychologist and Ethics and Behavior.

About The National Register

The National Register of Health Service Psychologists is the largest credentialing organization for psychologists. Established in 1974, the independent nonprofit organization is dedicated to improving healthcare by identifying psychologists who meet specific credentialing standards to consumers, healthcare organizations, and regulatory bodies. For more information, visit

Original Story

University of Hawai‘i Alumni