Vicki Chiang, Psy.D.
Licensed Psychologist (PSY 21136)
I have worked in the mental health field with adolescents & their families since 2000, fostering my passion for working with girls, women & parents in identifying strengths & building self confidence, empowerment & healthy self expression. I provide individual, family & group therapy in English and/or Mandarin.
Specialties: Coaching parents in finding solutions that work for their family; Strengthening attachment and bonding between infants and caregivers; Relational play therapy for the early childhood population; Empowering new and expectant parents to cope with life transitions; Developing strong coping skills to withstand life’s challenges; Promoting self confidence & empowerment; Fostering skills for living in a bicultural environment; Helping immigrant families deal with acculturation issues, bicultural identities and cross-generation communication; Building skills to manage ADHD, learning disabilities, academic stress, anxiety, & depression; Developing positive body image & strong inner voice; Developing healthy relationships & decision making skills.
Education: Bachelor’s degree: Loyola Marymount University (major: Psychology; minor: Asian Pacific American Studies); Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology: California School of Professional Psychology — Alliant International University
Other Experience: Contributing writer on parenting issues for Macaroni Kid, Pasadena. Chapter Coordinator, San Gabriel Valley, The Motherhood Consortium. The Help Group – Coldwater Canyon Prep: School Based Therapist & Clinical Supervisor. Predoctoral Internship: Child & Adolescent Services – San Francisco General Hospital – UCSF. Practicum Training: Berkeley Mental Health; Chinatown Child Development Center.
Phone: 626.585.8075 ext. 114