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Jocelyn Yu Pan, PhD

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Dr. Pan is a licensed clinical psychologist (PSY23449) and the director of Appletree Psychological Services. She is fluent in Mandarin and understands Cantonese. Her practice includes psychotherapy and neuropsychological assessments. Dr. Pan’s treatment approach is mainly psychodynamic and systems-oriented. She also integrates cognitive behavioral therapy tools in her therapy. Dr. Pan is very aware of the multicultural issues and acculturation difficulties among new immigrants, especially in the Asian population. Dr. Pan is a member of the American Psychological Association and the China American Psychoanalytic Alliance.


Training and Experience

Dr. Pan obtained her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology and completed a two-year intensive post-doctoral training in psychoanalysis at the New Center for Psychoanalysis in Los Angeles. Dr. Pan was the former director at Acro Consultants for the adolescent cyber addiction recovery program. She was also the president of the Chinese-American Human Services Association.


Dr. Pan specializes in the treatment of Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and helps clients suffering from personal injuries such as car accidents, dog bites, and medical malpractice. She also works alongside personal injury attorneys.


Dr. Pan is a certified ADHD professional. She received neuropsychological assessment training at UC Berkeley. Dr. Pan works closely with local schools, psychiatrists, and neurologists. She is one of the preferred psychologists for private school applications. She also provides assistance for test accommodation requests for applicants who are preparing for standardized tests such as the SATs, ACT, MCAT, LSAT, the Bar exam, and the CFA exam.

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