Dr. Wong Ling Yuan, PsyD, BCBA
Clinical Psychologist, Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)
About Dr. Wong
Dr. Wong Ling Yuan obtained his Doctorate of Psychology (Psy. D) in Clinical Psychology at Alliant International University in California. He is also a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) who has had 9 years of experience in conducting clinical research and 16 years of field experience working with clients between the ages of 3 and 60 with developmental disorders (ASD, GDD, ID, ADHD, Down Syndrome). As a clinical psychologist and BCBA, he specializes in training fellow therapists, conducting assessments, designing comprehensive therapeutic programs, and implementing individualized treatment plans for clients with developmental disabilities and mental health concerns.
Dr. Wong Ling Yuan’s experience in LGBTQ communities and culturally diverse settings has taught him the importance of designing holistic programs that acknowledge, respect, and integrate clients’ perspectives, cultural beliefs, and personal values. As a strong advocate of holistic therapeutic methods, he utilizes and synthesizes a variety of evidence-based approaches, such as applied behavior analysis, cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy, and integrative therapy to help clients identify their innate strengths and overcome their personal challenges. It is his belief that multi-disciplinary approaches have the capacity to help clients utilize their unique strengths and decrease maladaptive behaviors in order that they may flourish and thrive within society.
Dr. Ling Yuan’s passion and ultimate goal in life is to create an integrated society for individuals with developmental disabilities and mental health concerns and increase public awareness and acceptance of individuals with developmental challenges. In order to achieve his goal, he strongly believes in the importance of training fellow clinicians and equipping them with the essential knowledge and skills that they require to design and provide holistic and effective intervention.
Certifications and Qualifications
- Doctor of Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology (USA)
- Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Behavior Analyst Certification Board (USA)
- MA Psychology, California State University (USA)
- MBA, California State University (USA)
Children, Youth, Young Adults, Couples.
Stress management, anxiety management, social anxiety, depression, anger management, relationship or marital issues, parental stress, academic/school stresses, peer relationships, self- esteem, attachment issues, harassment/ bullying and PTSD, LGBTQ+ concerns, work related stressors, workplace bullying, performance coaching.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Narrative Therapy, Solutions Focused Therapy, Emotional Focused Therapy and Behavior Therapy, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy.