Dr. Pei-Han Cheng is a licensed psychologist in New York City. She earned her Ph.D. from Columbia University and had post-doctoral training at University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Cheng's practice provides therapy for adults and teenagers facing challenges around stress, generational trauma, cultural identity, relationships, and significant life transitions. Bilingual in English and Mandarin, she is very passionate about supporting clients to navigate experience as immigrant/first-generation and develop their unique identity, resilience, and joy. She often works with interracial couples, and child-parent duo of Chinese/Taiwanese descent.
As an experienced therapist with a background in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, psychodynamic therapy, and multicultural psychology, Dr. Cheng uses integrative approach to help clients gain insights and learn practical skills to make meaningful changes in their life now. Her clients have described me as engaging, warm, empowering, and candid.
Dr. Cheng also have an expertise in career/executive coaching. Clients come to her with a wide range of career issues, including burnout, taking on new responsibilities, or work/life balance. She takes a collaborative, strength-based, and solution-focused approach to help clients identify barriers and take proactive steps toward career goals.
Dr. Cheng's clients have succeeded in feeling more confident, more resilient, more flexible, and more skilled in life’s ups and downs and building meaningful relationships.
Relationships - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Career counseling - Support around personal and professional growth; clarifying goals and steps to building a fulfilling career and meaningful work-life balance
Identity development - Understanding, accepting, and strengthening one’s sense of self through the exploration of family, work, and personal values
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
Asian mental health - Support Asian clients explore their racialized and cultural experiences; identify goals and practices for improving mental wellness from a culturally affirming framework.
Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love
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Private Practice, 2018 - Present
Brooklyn College, Faculty, 2018 - Present
St. John's University, 2015 - 2018
University of Pennsylvania, 2013 - 2015
Columbia University, PhD, 2014
Boston College, MA, 2008