Vivian Lee Pichardo, Psy.D. is a Registered Psychological Assistant (PSB 04922752) working under the supervision of Dr. German Cheung (PSY 22159). She has a Doctor of Psychology from the Wright Institute in Berkeley.
Vivian is a Chinese American clinician who works psychodynamically with an interest in relational and multicultural perspectives. Since 2010, she has worked at high schools, and various community mental health settings, providing psychotherapy to diverse populations. She completed her 2-year pre-doc internship at Access Institute in San Francisco, where she worked with older adults who suffer from losses, grief, trauma and psychosis. Prior to that, Vivian was trained at Richmond Area Multi-Services (RAMS) for 2 years working primarily with Asian American children, adults, and families in psychotherapy and assessment.
Vivian specializes in working with adolescents, adults, older adults, and couples who experience a range of emotional, behavioral, and social issues. As a multilingual and bicultural therapist, speaking English, Cantonese and Mandarin, Vivian is sensitive to struggles in acculturation and immigration issues. Her style is warm, thoughtful and supportive. She aims to build a trusting relationship where she can help you understand and manage your symptoms, as well as providing useful tips and advice.