Meet Our Team

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Guy Nicolette, MD

Assistant Vice Chancelor of University Health Services 

Guy Nicolette, MD, CAQSM, comes to UHS with substantial experience in the leadership of university health programs as well as engaging in clinical care, teaching, and research. Prior to joining UHS, Guy served as the Director of Student Health at the University of Florida in Gainesville, a campus with over 55,000 students, 16 academic colleges, and more than 150 research centers and institutes. Guy also served as the Director of the University of Florida's Primary Care Sports Medicine Program and Medical Co-Director of their Undergraduate Athletic Training program.
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Christine Zhou, PhD

Global Institute  Director of Operations

Licensed Psychologist

Shuangmei/Christine received her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Minnesota -Twin Cities in 2008 and currently works a senior staff psychologist at the University of California, Berkeley. In the past, Shuangmei/Christine worked at various university counseling centers across the country including Michigan State University, UCLA, University of Minnesota and University of St. Thomas. Originally from China, Shuangmei/Christine’s expertise includes working with students with diverse cultural backgrounds including international students, providing outreach and consultation to faculty and staff, developing training programs for counselors. She was selected as one of the five early career psychologists nationally to participate in the first Leadership Academy hosted by Division 17 (Society of Counseling Psychology) of American Psychological Association in 2012. She also serves on the editorial board for The Counseling Psychologist. Shuagmei/Christine has strong interests in the training of counselors particularly in her homeland China and has done multiple presentations internationally since 2013.

Languages Spoken: English & Mandarin

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Jeffrey Prince, PhD

(Global Institute Executive Director Emeritus)

Licensed Psychologist

Jeff Prince, Ph.D. served as the Executive Director of both Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and the Global Institute at the University of California, Berkeley for many years. He is also the author of numerous publications (books, book chapters and journal articles) pertaining to college student mental health, psychological assessment, social justice and career development. He was elected as Fellow of the American Psychological Association for his significant contributions to the field of psychology and is a past President of the International Association of Counseling Services. He has over 30 years of practice and teaching at universities in the United States and is a frequent presenter at national and international professional meetings on the topics of college student mental health. Dr. Prince was the founder of the Global Institute, and created the program in 2012 with a small team of dedicated individuals from CAPS at UC Berkeley. 


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Adisa Anderson, PhD

Licensed Psychologist

Global Institute Instructor & Liason 

Dr. Adisa Anderson earned his doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Washington State University. He completed his doctoral internship and postdoc at the University of California, Berkeley Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS). He earned his B.A. from the University of California, Irvine in Cognitive Psychology. He has worked at a variety of university counseling centers. He is currently as a senior staff psychologist at UC Berkeley – Counseling & Psychological Services. He leads the Men of Color Support group for university students, completed a Training Apprenticeship, and served on the Hospitalization Team. He has intensive training in Cognitive Behavioral and Mindfulness-based approaches to therapy. Adisa also has expertise in African American mental health, multicultural counseling, high-risk populations, outreach, and substance use. He has previously served in a variety of leadership positions including The Black Staff & Faculty Organization – Steering Committee, and the Association of Black Psychologists – National Convention Chair.

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Yu Bi, PhD

Licensed Psychologist

College of Chemistry Counselor

Global Institute Instructor & Liason  

Yu Bi is a clinical psychologist, senior staff psychologist at the UC Berkeley Counseling and Psychological Services. Dr. Bi earned her bachelor and Master degree of Clinical Psychology in Beijing Normal University. She graduated with a Ph.D. from the University of Missouri from a top-ranked Counseling Psychology Program and completed her post-doctoral fellowship at UC Berkeley. Dr. Bi has clinical and training experiences in both China and the United States for over ten years. Her clinical expertise includes crisis intervention, Dialectic Behavioral Therapy for depression and Anxiety, helping international students and Asian American students. She has published multiple manuscripts in both Chinese and American Journals, and is a current member of American Psychology Association. 

Languages Spoken: English & Mandarin

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Aaron Cohen, PhD

Licensed Psychologist

Residential Life Counselor

Global Institute Instructor & Liason 

Dr. Cohen received his PhD from the Wright Institute in Berkeley California in 1999. Dr. Cohen has been at UC Berkeley since 1999 working in Social Services, Disabled Students Program and Counseling and Psychological Services. Dr. Cohen is currently the lead at our Residence Life Satellite office and coordinates our campus crisis response after traumatic events.

Chris Garcia, BS 

Career Library Administrative Lead

Global Institute Coordinator 

Chris received a B.S. in Business Administration from Saint Mary’s College of California in 2011 and works primarily in the Career Counseling Library while spending several hours a week covering the CPS front desk. Chris also has a background in graphic design and marketing.

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Xiao He, PhD 

Postdoctoral Psychology Fellow

Glocal Institute Liason

Xiao He is originally from China, and is bilingual in Mandarin and English. Her passion to become a counseling psychologist emerged in 2005, and she embarked on her journey towards her degree in 2010 when she first landed in the U.S. Therapeutically, she strives to provide an affirming and supportive environment in which clients can safely explore, acknowledge, and express their affective constellations without unwanted consequences. Her role in therapy is to empower clients to realistically come to terms with the good and bad in the past and to develop new responses to life situations. Xiao believes that clients’ interactions with her are a powerful foundation for bringing about corrective emotional experiences, and resolution occurs through the dynamics of therapeutic interactions. Special clinical interests include: international students, acculturation and ethnic identities, adjustment difficulties, anger management, disability issues, and career counseling. In leisure time she likes singing, sailing, swimming, traveling, writing novels and playing guitar and ukulele for her Youtube Channel. 

Languages Spoken: English & Mandarin 

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Genee Jackson, PhD BHC

Licensed Psychologist 

Global Institute Instructor & Liason  

Genée Jackson is a senior staff psychologist in CAPS at UC, Berkeley where she provides services to a diverse student population with a particular focus on addressing the culturally relevant concerns of African American students. She received her undergraduate degree from Wesleyan Univiversity, MS degrees in Community Counseling and Clinical Psychology and a PhD in Clinical Psychology from Oklahoma State University. She completed pre-doctoral training at UC Berkeley and Children’s Hospital Oakland. She holds Certificates in Primary Care Behavioral Health and Integrative Care Management from the UMass School of Medicine. She also has specialized training in trauma (EMDR Level II), mindfulness meditation (MBSR) and nutritional psychology. While a Professor of Psychology at the Univ. of Alaska, Dr. Jackson created a Multicultural Mental Health Summer Institute. The institute offered courses in cross-cultural service delivery for grad students and local human service professionals. She was Professor and Interim Director for a PhD program in Culture and Human Behavior at the CA School of Professional Psychology. She is trained as a Behavioral Health Consultant (BHC) and holds Certificates in Primary Care Behavioral Health, and courses she taught include Cultural Issues in Psychotherapy, Personal Growth, Cultural Trauma in Interpersonal Interactions and Cultural Aspects of the DSM-IV. She has published on cultural issues in managing chronic illness and in the use of the DSM-IV.

Languages Spoken: English & limited Swahili and Spanish

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Paula Jung, MS

Global Institute Consultant 

Paula is the Globall Institute consultant for Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS). She has had previous experience in various roles including finance, public relations, and human resources. While previously working as the Career Counseling Library Manager for CAPS, her focus was on providing outreach to under-served student populations at UC Berkeley as well as managing the Library as a source for occupational research. She’s dedicated to helping staff and students to look inward and outward to identify the factors that will help them move forward in their career decisions and journeys with passion and confidence. Paula holds a B.S. and B.A. from UC Berkeley, and a M.A. in Counseling with an emphasis in Career Development.

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Cynthia Medina, PhD

Licensed Psychologist 

Global Institute Instructor & Liason 

Dr. Cynthia Medina identifies as a Mexican, immigrant, bilingual, bicultural counseling psychologist.  She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Irvine in 2007, and her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Oregon in 2013.  Dr. Medina completed her doctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California, Berkeley, where she is currently a senior staff psychologist for the Counseling and Psychological Services.  Her professional experiences have been shaped by her commitment to social justice and multicultural psychology.  She has focused her efforts on: working with, and improving the college experience of, underserved and marginalized student communities; systemic change/challenging the status quo; multicultural organizational development; multicultural outreach and consultation.  She is actively involved in scholarship and professional membership as well, and has multiple national conference presentations in the areas of Latinx mental health and academic persistence, cross-cultural mentoring, microaggressions and resiliency of people of color in academia, and cultural considerations in supervision and training.  Dr. Medina has also held various leadership positions, including her current role as Chair of the Diversity Committee for the Alameda County Psychological Association. 

Languages Spoken: Spanish & English 

Alyssa Panyawai

Alyssa Panyawai, LCSW

Licensed Psychologist

Global Institute Instructor & Liason 

Alyssa Panyawai received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of California San Diego and Master of Social Work from San Diego State University. Her experience includes working in a homeless shelter, residential substance abuse treatment center, domestic violence shelter and hotline, and as a sexual assault advocate during sexual assault exams. Prior to coming to Cal, Alyssa was a clinician and the coordinator for the Peer Educator program at San Diego City College. She is currently the Referral Case Manager at UC Berkeley Counseling and Psychological Services. 

Languages Spoken: English, Thai, & Spanish

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Kate Zuby, MS

Career Counseling Outreach Coordinator

Global Institute Instructor &  Project Manager

Kate Zuby is the Career Counseling Outreach Coordinator in Counseling & Psychological Services at UC Berkeley. In this role she works with students, alumni, and community members to provide career exploration support for individuals struggling with career indecision. Prior to her role at UC Berkeley, she has had six years of experience working in various educational settings as an undergraduate advisor, program coordinator, and career counselor providing one-on-one assistance and resources to individuals seeking career services. Kate received her Master's degree in College Student Personnel Counseling from San Francisco State University.


Global Institute Instructors (Summer Training) 

Elizabeth Aranda, PhD

Elizabeth Aranda, PhD

Licensed Psychologist

Elizabeth Aranda, Ph.D., Counseling Staff Psychologist at University of California, Berkeley Counseling and Psychological Services. She is a member of the UC Transgender Care Treatment team and specializes in providing individual, family, couples, and crisis counseling to historically underrepresented groups, including but not limited to those identifying as Latino/a/x, students of color, LGBTQ, and first-generation college students. Elizabeth facilitates the Queer Womyn of Color Support Circle, and provides workshops on the topic of healthy relationships. She also serves as a co-chair for Orgullo, a committee servicing the needs and interests of LGBTQ individuals for the National Latino/a Psychological Association. Dr. Aranda completed a Master’s and Ph.D in Counseling Psychology from Texas Woman’s University which emphasized training on multicultural and feminist psychology. In addition to her work prioritizing the needs of multicultural communities, Elizabeth conducts neuropsychological evaluations to assess for learning disabilities, autism, and other neurodevelopmental disorders.

Claytie Davis III, PhD, ABPP

Licensed Psychologist

Training Director

Claytie received his Ph.D. in 1999, from the University of Texas at Austin and currently serves as the Director of Training at the University of California, Berkeley. He has worked in university counseling centers for the past 20 years. During that time, he has been professionally active and most recently finished his term as a founding editorial board member of Training and Education in Professional Psychology (TEPP; 2006-2013). He has also served on the editorial boards of Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, and The Counseling Psychologist. In 2014 he was elected to serve on the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC) Board of Directors
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Alfred Day

Assistant Dean of Students

Alfred Day has enjoyed a 20-plus year career in the field of Student Affairs and Higher Education. He has been a part of the University of California system at UCLA, UC Santa Barbara, and UC Merced. Alfred has also served as the Assistant Dean of Students for the Institute for Shipboard Education in the Semester at Sea program (spring 2011). Alfred is certified in Campus Threat Management and Best Practices in Behavioral Risk Assessment; he serves as assessment chair for the UC Case Managers group. He currently serves on the Communications Committee for the Higher Education Case Managers Association and the Alumni Association Board of Directors Faculty/Staff Council for Semester at Sea. He is also considered a nationally recognized expert in the area of Nerd/Geek topics in Higher Education Student Affairs.

Ron Elson, MD

Psychiatrist

Ronald Elson, M.D., MPH, is a psychiatrist who has been on the staff of UC Berkeley Counseling and Psychological Services since 1994 – for eleven years as Chief of Psychiatric Services and now as a staff psychiatrist. He is a member of the medical staff at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center and consultant to a Bay Area 1500-member medical group on strategic planning; organizing primary care physician practices; communication; and health policy. He is on the editorial board of the Berkeley Wellness Letter, a leading online and print resource for evidence-based wellness information; and on the Board of Bay Psychiatric Associates, the largest psychiatry group in the East Bay. For many years he was on the UC Berkeley faculty and the Director of a graduate Doctor of Mental Health Program. He has lectured and organized training in many areas of psychiatry and mental health. He is Board Certified in Psychiatry and Preventive Medicine, completing residencies at UC San Francisco, UC Berkeley, and the US Public Health Service. He has particular interests in teaching and supervision, coordination of care, and integrating mindfulness and wellness practices into psychiatric practice - and in sculpture and meditation.
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Aaron Fisher, PhD

Associate Professor in Psychology

Aaron received his degree in Clinical Psychology from Pennsylvania State University where he conducted psychopathology and psychotherapy research on mood and anxiety disorders and acquired a broad range of quantitative skills, including latent variable modeling and multivariate time series analysis. The broad goal of his research is to understand individuals as a set of dynamic processes – in which thoughts, feelings, and actions are idiosyncratically organized. To this end, he is interested in idiographic research paradigms for assessment, classification, and intervention. To the latter, he is working towards a general model of personalized intervention for precision targets in individuals with a variety of disorders and problem behaviors. His current research team uses intensive repeated measures of ambulatory data to generate person-specific models of affective, behavioral, interpersonal, and physiologic functioning in order to leverage these models to make predictions about future behavior and phenomenology. Currently, they are using machine learning methodologies to create personalized treatment models that engage precision intervention targets on a person by person basis in smoking cessation, problem drinking, mood, anxiety, and trauma-related disorders.

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Jing Han, MA

Assistant Director for International Students at the Career Center 

Jing found her passion in career counseling from conducting research during her college years, and studying the relationship between economic growth and the increasing unemployment rate of college graduates in China since 1999. After reevaluating her values, interests, and strengths, she confirmed the love for having a positive impact on people’s careers. Upon graduation from Indiana University, she received the opportunity to work for the Kelley School of Business Undergraduate Career Services Office at IU, specializing in international student programming. At Kelley, she supported the international students by coaching students on various aspects of career development, and exploring job markets in the U.S. and in Asian countries. She has been now been working at the Career Center at UC Berkeley for the last few years, and enjoys getting the chance to work directly with international student career services.

Paige Lee, PhD 

Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Lee is a UC Berkeley alumni who has worked on campus for more than 30 years. Currently, she splits her time between her two jobs at UC Berkeley: College Adviser in the College of Letters and Science and Licensed Psychologist in Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS). Her clinical interests include crosscultural counseling; academic, career, student development and family of origin issues; alcohol and drug use; and crisis intervention. She is also a member of the CPS Training Committee and co-leads the Multicultural Training Seminar for the doctoral interns and post-MSWs.

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Sunny Lee, PhD

Interim Dean of Students

Sunny Lee serves as the Interim Associate Dean of Students at UC Berkeley and has 20 years of experience in student affairs and higher education administration. Sunny has worked at five different universities in the fields of multicultural affairs, student life, and Ombuds. She has also served in several leadership roles with the study abroad program Semester at Sea. Sunny earned her Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from Claremont Graduate University, a masters degree in College Student Personnel from the University of Maryland, and a B.A. in Criminology and Law and minor in Asian American Studies from UC Irvine. She has written and published on a college student and racial identity development as well as women and leadership issues in higher education. Sunny also teaches in the Student Affairs & Higher Education Administration certificate program through UC Berkeley Extension. Also, she has served as Co-Chair of UC Berkeley's Asian Pacific American Systemwide Alliance and works to support professional development for staff of color.

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Robert Levenson, PhD

Professor of Clinical Psychology 

Robert W. Levenson received his Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University in clinical psychology. He is currently a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of California—Berkeley
where he is a member of the Clinical Science; Plasticity, Change, and Development; and Social/Personality programs. He currently serves as Director of the Institute for Personality and Social
Research and is the past director of the Clinical Science Program and the Bay Area Predoctoral Training Program in Affective Science. His research program is in the area of human emotion, studying the organization of physiological, behavioral and subjective systems; the ways that these systems are impacted by neuropathology, normal aging, and culture; and the role that emotions play in the maintenance and disruption of committed relationships. His research has been supported by NIMH and NIA (including a MERIT award from NIA). He is past President of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, past President of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), and current President of the Board of Directors of the Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System. He received the inaugural Mentor Award for Lifetime Achievement from APS in 2013, the William James award for Lifetime Achievement in Basic Research from APS in 2014, and the Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Psychophysiology from the Society for Psychophysiological Research in 2015.

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Tiffany Lin, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker 

Tiffany Hsiang Lin received her B.A. in Ethnic Studies and Sociology from the University of California Berkeley, an M.A. in Social Sciences from University of Chicago, and a Master of Social Work from Columbia University. Tiffany works as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with Counseling and Psychological Services and is part of the Transgender Care Team. Prior to joining CAPS, Tiffany served as the first full-time Confidential Advocate at UC Berkeley’s PATH to Care Center to provide supportive services to students, faculty, and staff impacted by sexual violence and harassment. Tiffany’s professional interests are in working with trauma and violence, LGBTQ+ populations, multicultural counseling, and social justice. Tiffany’s previous career experiences include working with populations living with HIV/AIDS, homelessness, substance abuse, and queer/trans immigrants applying for asylum in the United States.

Chris McLean, PhD

Licensed Psychologist

Assistant Director, Career and Academic Programs

Chris is a licensed psychologist with more than 20 years of experience providing a full range of counseling and career development services.  He has expertise in performance psychology and has designed and led numerous trainings to promote personal growth and professional development of university students, high performance athletes, and adults in career transition.  He runs a training program in career counseling for graduate students in counseling and serves as a liaison to the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at UC, Berkeley.
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Maria Cristina Mendoza, MD

Cristina Mendoza, MD, MST is a senior staff psychiatrist at the Health Services of the University of California in Berkeley. She holds bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Chicago in psychology and education, respectively, and received her medical degree from the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in Memphis. She completed her medical internship and adult psychiatry residency at the New York University School of Medicine and is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, attaining board certification in 2013. Her sub-specialty training in geriatric psychiatry from the University of Regensburg in Germany focused on neuropsychiatric disorders and clinical research on dementia. Her clinical interests include phase of life transitions across all ages, cognitive disorders, cross- and multi-cultural issues, and trauma recovery; and her treatment approach integrates standard, complementary and alternative medical and psychotherapeutic modalities. She is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, where she has served as a Fellow on the Council on Medical
Kusha Murarka, PsyD

Kusha Murarka, PsyD

Kusha is second generation Asian Indian and grew up in the Chicago area with immigrant parents from India. She identifies as bicultural and has special interest in cultural identity development, immigration and acculturation, depression, anxiety, family of origin issues, relationship distress, social anxiety, and suicide prevention. She attended Northwestern University for her BA in Psychology and received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology. Clinically, Kusha uses an integrative biopsychosocial model incorporating multicultural, psychodynamic, and interpersonal perspectives. She worked in Chicago and New York for a decade before settling in the Bay Area in 2018. She enjoys having the opportunity to work with students from diverse Asian and South Asian cultural and religious backgrounds, and is currently serving as the wellness liaison for South Asian, Southwest Asian, and North African (SSWANA) students.
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Anthony Pollard, PsyD

Behavior Health Manager for Collaborative Care

Anthony Pollard, Psy,D., leads the integrated behavioral health services in the medical clinics at the University of California, Berkeley. He manages a team that includes psychologists, a psychiatrist, and a care manager who collaborate closely with medical providers in the delivery of holistic care to the student population of Berkeley. Previously, Dr. Pollard directed the Addiction Medicine and Recovery Services department at Kaiser Permanente in Santa Rosa, California. Additionally, he served as the chair for a leadership group responsible for development and implementation of addiction treatment best practices at each Kaiser Permanente Medical Center across Northern California, focusing on integration of mental health and addiction medicine services with primary and specialty medical care services. He provides consultation and training for universities and community mental health clinics on integrated care.

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Raghav Suri, PsyD

Behavior Health Provider

Dr. Raghav Suri is a California-licensed clinical psychologist. He joined the University Health Services at U.C. Berkeley in 2017 as a Behavioral Health provider. He is an internal medicine physician in homeopathy in India, before switching careers to psychology and moving to the US. He received his PhD in Clinical Psychology from Wright State University and has a special clinical interest in insight-oriented psychotherapy, self-psychology, co-morbid medical/mental health concerns.

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Nadine Tang, MSW

Adjunct Professor of Clinical Psychology

Nadine Tang is a clinical social worker who has worked in college mental health at Berkeley and Mills College for 22 years. She received her MSW at Berkeley. She teaches and supervises at community mental health clinics and at the Psychology clinic at UC Berkeley. She has written several papers on cultural differences and providing psychotherapy across diverse populations. She is adjunct associate clinical professor at Berkeley.

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Sam Tourek, PhD

Licensed Psychologist 

Sam Tourek, Senior Staff Psychologist at University of California Berkeley, Counseling and Psychological Services completed his undergraduate degree in psychology from Beloit College in Beloit, Wi. Immediately following his undergraduate work at Beloit College, Sam worked as a Mental Health Specialist at Meriter Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Hospital in Madison, Wi. Sam obtained his Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from Northwesten University in Evanston, Il, and completed his Doctoral Degree from the University of Minnesota- Twin Cities. Sam’s dissertation, entitled “A Case for Mindfulness Meditation in Fostering Multicultural Competence in Counseling,” examined the intersection between two major areas of interest: therapist’s awareness of self and other culture, and how mindfulness meditation can facilitate growth in these areas. Sam currently works with undergraduate and graduate students at UC Berkeley in both individual and group settings. Sam also has a strong interest in working with Student-Athletes around issues of injury-related trauma and returning to sport, and is a member of the sports medicine treatment team for Cal athletics.

Michael Waldo, PhD

Michael Waldo, PhD

Michael Waldo is a licensed psychologist who provides behavioral health services for students at the Tang Center, University of California, Berkeley.  Dr. Waldo is a Professor Emeritus with New Mexico State University, where he served as Department Head and Distinguished Professor in his Department’s American Psychological Association accredited Counseling Psychology Doctoral Program and American Counseling Association accredited Counseling Masters Program.  Dr. Waldo has also held faculty positions at Montana State University and the University of Maryland. At each institution he has taught graduate level courses on research, counseling theory and counseling practicum, and supervised students’ research. Dr. Waldo is a Fellow in the American Psychological Association and the American Counseling Association.  Dr. Waldo’s research focusses on counseling process and outcome, including studies of mindfulness, relationship enhancement and group approaches with college students, adolescents, hospitalized patients and men who have been arrested for domestic violence.  He has published 50 manuscripts in national refereed professional journals.  Four of those manuscripts have earned national awards.

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Daniel Yu, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Daniel Yu is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in private practice in San Francisco. He received his Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work from San Francisco State University where he has also served as adjunct faculty. Daniel is a former board and faculty member for the China American Psychoanalytic Alliance. He currently teaches a course on aggression and it’s relation to emotional development for the Coalition for Clinical Social Work, a program at the San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis (SFCP). He also supervises for the Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training Program at SFCP as well as for the Access Institute in San Francisco. He recently gave a lecture titled “ Culture Matters,” which was a Discussion about the location of culture in the unconscious minds of the therapist and the patient. He was also the clinical presenter this year for the Annual Conference of the Northern California Society for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy.

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Qing Zhou, PhD

Professor of Psychology 

Dr. Zhou is an Associate Professor of Psychology and the director of the Culture and Family Study Lab at UC-Berkeley. Her research focuses on cultural, family, and temperament influences on socio-emotional and academic development of children and youth. Her team has conducted longitudinal studies on Chinese families in China, and Chinese and Mexican immigrant families in the U.S. She has published more than 50 manuscripts, including publications in leading journals such as Child Development and Developmental Psychology. Her research has been funded by the National Institute of Health and Foundation for Child Development. She serves on the editorial boards of Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology and British Journal of Developmental Psychology, and the International Affairs Committee of the Society for Research in Child Development.