Fei’s area of research interests includes social cognitive deficits of individuals with SMI as well as treatment development. Her work on dissertation project focuses on translating various treatment modules in Integrated Psychological Treatment into Chinese and assesses its effectiveness. She is also interested in research of stigmatization among mental health professionals in Southeast China.

       Fei is originally from Sichuan, China. She attended and graduated from Westminster College located in Fulton, Missouri, with a B.A. in Psychology. Her placement of both first year and second year is at Veteran’s Administration Nebraska Western Iowa Health Care System (VA-NWI) administering a variety of neuropsychological assessment as Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Evaluations. She also started providing individual psychotherapy to veteran in her second year. During her third year, she started her practicum at Community Mental Health Center. Her major responsibilities are consisted of conducting individual therapy, group therapy, and assisting program evaluation. She was then placed at OMNI Therapeutic Group Home, Seward Family Support Center. As a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team that aims to serve a wide variety of youth that present disorders of mood as well as other co-occurring disorders such as substance abuse, chronic physical illness, learning disabilities and problems related to sexual acting out, Fei provides services that could be best described as including cognitive-behavioral treatment, psychosocial training, exposure-based treatment procedures in the forms of individual, family and group therapy.

Presentations and Posters

Treichler, E. B., Li, F., & Spaulding W. D. (2011, November). Principles of Recovery: An Evaluation of Consumer Inclusion and Recovery Outcomes in Nebraska. Poster presented at the 2011 Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Toronto, Canada.

Davidson, C. A., Li, F., Tarasenko, M., & Spaulding, W.D. (2013, November). Electrophysiological indicators of facial emotion processing in psychometrically-defined schizotype. Poster presented at the 2013 Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Tennessee, US.

Li, F., Bouchard, A. & Spaulding, W. (2014, November). Effectiveness of Michael’s Game, A card game for the treatment of delusions in schizophrenia. Poster presented at the 2011 Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Philadelphia, US.