Sharon  Tan

Sharon Tan

Psychologist, PsyD Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
California Waitlist Online
Updated January 23, 2024

Specialties & Expertise

  • Perinatal mental health
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Mindfulness
  • Grief

Professional statement

Dr. Sharon Tan is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with offices in Pasadena and Brea, CA. She also welcomes clients for remote video sessions. Clients often see Dr. Tan for a range of issues, including anxiety, depression, relationship concerns, grief and loss, chronic health concerns, and trauma. Dr. Tan is also passionate about providing compassionate, empowering care to women who are expecting or first-time parents.

Dr. Tan strives to cultivate a safe place where clients are able to explore the issues that brought them in, as well as how prior experiences may be shaping their perspective as they enter new life stages. She integrates various modalities, including the skills-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) as well as arts and expressive therapies.

In her work with perinatal clients, Dr. Tan understands the importance of having a secure place where women are able to explore the multifaceted emotions of motherhood. She also oversees support groups for new or pregnant mothers, including a group hosted through Zoom to continue providing connection throughout Coronavirus.

In addition to her private practice, Dr Tan also works in a hospital setting at Miller Children's and Women's Hospital in the Pediatric Palliative Care team. She is also part of a multidisciplinary team on a program supporting women with high risk pregnancies. Warm, encouraging, and supportive, Dr. Tan believes in the power of connection to foster growth and healing. She looks forward to connecting with you.

Message to clients

You did it! By looking at this profile, you're taking a step toward growth. I look forward to connecting on the 10 minute free consult to see how we might set a plan for working together. I have been honored to witness the pain and growth of many others and am ready to walk with you on your journey.


Perinatal mental health - Addressing issues specific to women and families during the pregnancy and postpartum period, including postpartum depression and anxiety

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

Mindfulness - Developing practices to encourage a state of active, open attention on the present

Grief - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance


  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)


Sharon Tan is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $180 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $90 - $180
  • Initial session: $180 (60min)
  • Family sessions: $180 (50min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Zelle
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Every other week
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed


Online Sessions (California)
Accepting new clients with a 2 - 3 week wait online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed Closed
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat 8am -2pm
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Private Practice, 2018 - Present
Miller Women's and Children's Hospital, 2017 - Present
Community Mental Health, 2007 - 2017

Rosemead Sch of Psychology, PsyD, 2003


California: PSY22612