Lianna Chong Lianna Chong, MTS, MAOP


  • Adjunct Faculty, Organizational Psychology MA Program
  • Adjunct Faculty, MA in Psychology Program 


  • MA, Organizational Psychology, William James College, 2017
  • Master of Theological Studies, Boston University School of Theology, 2012


  • PA550 Organizational Assessmnet: Quantitative and Qualitative Methods

Research and Practice Interests

  • Compassion fatigue, burnout, secondary trauma, resilience, workplace culture, group behavior, psychological safety. 


  • Robert E. Yellin Humanities Award, Boston University
  • Richard Ellis Katz Award in Religion, Boston University

Current Professional Leadership and/or Concurrent Work Experience

  • Organizational consultant and speaker specializing in compassion fatigue, resilience, and retention.
  • Continuing education instructor in Compassion Fatigue and Resilience: Individual, Group, and Organizational Approaches

Prior Professional Leadership and/or Work Experience

Conducted extensive research on the effects of compassion fatigue and interventions for individuals, groups, and institutions. Worked with organizations to develop and implement context-specific resilience strategies. Designed and executed organizational assessments using interviews, focus groups, surveys, data coding, and action planning.