Dr. Tina Su

Registered Psychologist, #2078

Dr. Su is a registered psychologist who has experience working with clients across the lifespan. She has a background in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness, and Narrative therapy techniques.  She provides assessment and interventions to individuals of all ages who struggle with challenges such as anxiety, depression, emotional regulation, and addictions.  Dr. Su’s therapeutic approach is eclectic and client-centred as she tailors her approach based on each client’s developmental stage and interpersonal styles. Grounded in an attachment-focused approach, Dr. Su provides regular parent consultation and incorporates parent support in her work with her younger clients.   She is pleased to be expanding her practice to include play-based interventions.

In addition to her therapeutic work, Dr. Su also conducts comprehensive psycho-educational and psycho-diagnostic assessments for children, adolescents, and adults.  Dr. Su has extensive experience in diagnosing learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities, ADHD, and giftedness.   Dr. Su takes care to identify the unique strengths within each individual and offers recommendations that build on those strengths.

Dr. Su received her training in clinical psychology at the University of Victoria and completed her residency in Calgary with Alberta Health Services.  As part of her doctoral studies, Dr. Su focused her research on examining the dynamics within immigrant Chinese families and has co-authored research papers and book chapters on how immigrant parents can support their children’s cultural and psychological adjustment after immigration. She is pleased to offer services in Mandarin-Chinese for individuals and families of Chinese descent.


蘇博士是一位註冊心理學家,對治療各階層客戶有豐富的經驗。她有認知行為療法(Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)、辯證行為療法(Dialectical Behaviour Therapy)、引導正念和敘事治療技術等背景。 她為所有年齡層的人提供評估和建議,例如焦慮、抑鬱、情緒調節和成癮。 蘇博士的治療方法是折衷的,以客戶為中心,她根據每個客戶的發展階段和人際風格定製獨特的方法。根據依附理論蘇博士定期提供家長諮詢。

除了治療工作外,蘇博士還為兒童、青少年和成人進行全面的心理教育和心理診斷評估。 蘇博士在診斷學習障礙、智力殘疾、多動症和天賦方面擁有豐富的經驗。  蘇博士會依據個人的各別狀況提出優勢的實用建議。

蘇博士在維多利亞大學接受了臨床心理學培訓,並在卡爾加里與阿爾伯塔衛生局完成了臨床的實習。 作為博士生研究的一部分,蘇博士將研究重點放在中國移民家庭的動態上,並在撰寫了研究論文和書籍章節中討論移民父母如何在移民侯支援子女的文化冲擊和心理調整。她很高興為華裔個人和家庭提供中文服務。