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Cindy Lin, Psy.D.

Accepting New Clients


Primary Address

Street Address 1
1425 Broadway
United States of America
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United States of America


Practice Description
Dr. Lin has over a decade of professional and clinical training and experience. She currently works in private practice, offering psychotherapy and consultation services to clients in California, in English and Mandarin. Dr. Lin provides individual therapy to children, adolescents and adults, couples, and parent-infant/child dyadic therapy. Her clinical expertise includes treating mood disorders, stress, anxiety, acute and chronic trauma, PTSD, emotional dysregulation, Autism spectrum, ADHD, loss, and life transitions. She specializes in working with bi/multicultural persons, Asian-Americans, working professionals, working parents, interracial couples and families. Her research interests include: identity exploration and development, immigration, issues of belonging, cognitive fluidity, cultural and racial issues. Dr. Lin serves on the Board of the Bay Area Psychological Association and Co-Chairs the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee. She has a long and successful service record in non-profit leadership and community engagement, working with peers, parents and educators for the betterment of local communities, psychological well-being and de-stigmatization of mental health.

Services Offered

  • Couples/Partners
  • Family
  • Individual

Ages Served

  • Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Older Adults (65+)

Areas of Focus

  • ADHD
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Family Conflict
  • Gender Identity
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy Prenatal Postpartum
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues

Theoretical Orientation(s)

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Career Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
  • Parent Coaching
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational
  • Sand Play
  • Trauma Focused

Provider Ethnic Identities

  • Asian
  • Multi-ethnic Heritage

Conversational Proficiency Languages

  • Chinese - Mandarin
  • Taiwanese

License 1

Primary License State
Primary License Number
PSY 34814


  • Psy.D., Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, The Wright Institute, Berkeley, CA, USA
  • B.A., Double Major in Economics and Comparative Literature, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA

Payment Types Accepted

  • Self Pay

Insurance Accepted

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I am happy to provide 'superbills' to assist patients in self-claim reimbursements through PPO/Out-of-network benefits.

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