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Vivian S. Hwang, PhD

Staff Psychologist

Other Languages: Mandarin/普通話

Education

PhD, Clinical Psychology, University at Albany

Professional Interests

Vivian has had experiences in working with veterans, individuals coping with chronic medical illnesses, couples and families, and those experiencing end-of-life and bereavement issues. Her clinical interests also include mindfulness, health psychology, and multicultural and diversity issues.

Approach to Therapy

In her work with clients, Vivian believes in developing a collaborative relationship to identify clients’ strengths and needs. She draws from humanistic, interpersonal, psychodynamic, and cognitive-behavioral approaches in therapy, with appreciation for cultural and ethnic factors.

Approach to Wellness

When she isn’t spending time at home with her cats, Ella and Miles, and dogs, Charlotte and Faraday, Vivian enjoys spending time biking, cooking, knitting, and dancing. She is also an avid supporter of the local performing arts scene.