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Sharon Yen

Title

Psychotherapist

Degrees

Master of Psychology, M.Psy

Department

Mental Health

Language

Mandarin
English

Biography

Areas of specialty treatments:

Ms. Yen has several specialties, including assessing and treating conditions such as autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, learning disabilities, depression, anxiety disorders, and other emotional disturbances.

Education:

Ms. Yen received her Bachelor’s degree from Taiwan Normal University, China, in 2003. Three years later, she received her Master’s degree from Taiwan University, China, in clinical psychology. She completed her psychologist training in 2006 at the Psychiatric Department of Taiwan University Hospital, China, and completed her post-graduate training at Taipei Veterans General Hospital, China, in 2008, where she -developed expertise in managing conditions ranging from autism, ADHD, learning disabilities, selective mutism to other emotional disturbances.

Ms. Yen is studying in the Doctorate program at the Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Science. Besides, she is working on getting a Certificate of Early Education from Harvard Graduate School of education.

Background:

Ms. Yen has over ten years of clinical experience and was the director of the clinical teaching project in her hospital. Except for her clinical work, she also works as a school psychologist in a K-12 international school in Shanghai to promote student’s mental health. Besides, Ms. Yen used to be an online instructor of an Autism rehab center in Shanghai. Before joining United Family Healthcare Shanghai Area hospitals and clinics, Ms. Yen served in Cathay General Hospital as a specialist in psycho-educational assessment, suicidal assessment and prevention, MBCT (Mindfulness Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), parents’ counseling, and treatment for anxiety disorders, insomnia, and depression.

Ms. Yen is a certificated school psychologist in the Educational Bureau of New Taipei City and Keelung City, Taiwan. Besides, she is certified by the Association of Taiwan Clinical Psychologists, China. She is a board member of the Shanghai International Mental Health Association.

Ms. Yen published several articles in medical journals, including the Chinese Journal of Mental Health and Fu-Jen Journal of Medicine. Ms. Yen applied a clinical intervention specifically for children with ADHD and dysgraphia. The result was published in the Annual Meeting of the Taiwan Association of Clinical psychology in 2014, and Ms. Yen won the Best Research Award. Meanwhile, she won the Teaching Excellence Awards of Taiwan Cathay Hospital in 2012 and 2013.

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