Chi Chan, PhD
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Psychiatry
Research Topics:Brain, Cognitive Neuroscience, Neurobiology, Schizophrenia
Chi Chan, PhD is a clinical psychologist licensed in New York state. She is a supervising psychologist at Mount Sinai St. Luke's Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic and Psychiatric Recovery Center. She also sees patients as part of the Mount Sinai Faculty Practice. Dr. Chan specializes in the evaluation and treatment of individuals with psychosis, anxiety, and depression. She applies evidence-based cognitive-behavioral approaches to address difficulties with mood regulation, interpersonal relationships, and work/school functioning. Dr. Chan has extensive experience using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and other techniques tailored to the individual needs of the patient.
PhD, University of Central Florida
Internship, Psychology, University of California at Los Angeles
Fellowship, Clinical Psychiatry, James J. Peters VA Medical Center
Dr. Chan's research is focused on understanding the cognitive processes and corresponding neural mechanisms that are associated with severe mental illness, particularly psychotic spectrum disorders. She is interested in the implications of these cognitive processes on clinical symptoms and everyday functioning. Dr. Chan uses behavioral, neuropsychological, and neuroimaging methods to identify potential targets for clinical intervention. She is also interested in examining mechanisms of change in response to psychosocial treatments.