Credentials – Dr. Hsiao-ching Chu, Psy.D., ACT, DBT-LBC

Clinical Psychologist Licensure

  • Connecticut License, Psychologist # 003466

  • New York License, Psychologist # 017557

Certified CBT Therapist

  • Certified Cognitive Therapist & Diplomate # 01352

       Academy of Cognitive Therapy (2015)


Board Certified DBT Therapist 

  • Certified DBT therapist # 509 

       DBT-Linehan Board of Certification (2020)


  • Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Hartford, CT (2006)

  • M.A., Psychology, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ (1998)

  • B.A., Psychology, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ (1995)

Professional Training

  • Maimonides Medical Center Clinical Psychology Internship, NY (2006) APA Accredited Clinical Psychology Internship ProgramChild & Adolescent Outpatient, Child Developmental Center, Adult Inpatient, Adult Day-Treatment Program & Adult Outpatient

  • Yale University Clinical Psychology Externship, CT (2005)

       Adult Outpatient Personality Disorders Team

  • CT Juvenile Training School Psychology Externship, CT (2004) Adolescent Mental Health Unit

Clinical Experience

  • Senior Staff Psychologist (2012-2015)

       Maimonides Medical Center, Child Adolescent Outpatient, NY

  • Staff Psychologist (2006-2012)

       Maimonides Medical Center, Child Adolescent Outpatient, NY

  • Clinical Psychologist in Private Practice, NY (2012-2015)

       Brooklyn CBT/DBT Team

  • University Student Counselor, Taichung, Taiwan (2001-2003)

       Chung-Shan Medical University 

  • 921 Earth Quake Disaster Recovery Project Leader (2000-2001)

       Mental Health Association in Taiwan

  • University Student Counselor, Taipei, Taiwan (1998-1999)

       National Yang-Ming University

Specialized Training

  • Advanced Topics in DBT: Creating High Fidelity, Effective DBT Consultation Team

       Dr. Shari Manning ​(04/08/2020, 04/29/2020)

  • Exposure and Response Prevention consultation for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Anxiety Disorders, and Post traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

       Dr. Liz Turk-Karan


  • Intensive Training in the Dialectical Behavior Therapy Prolonged Exposure Protocol for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

       Drs. Melanie Harned, Lori Ritschel

       Sponsored by Behavioral Care Center of New Jersey, Rutgers University


  • Intensive Training in Exposure and Responsive Prevention for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

       Drs. Edna Foa, Liz Turk-Karan, Elna Yadin

       Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety

       University of Pennsylvania (07/17/2017-07/20/2017)

  • Teaching & Supervising CBT: Graduate Faculty Specialty Workshop

        Drs. Aaron Beck, Donna Sudak, Judith Beck 

        Beck Institute, PA


  • Trial-Based Cognitive Therapy Intensive Training 

       Dr. Iriusmar Reis de Oliveira

       Academy of Trial Based Cognitive Therapy


  • Advanced CBT for Children & Adolescent 

       Drs. Aaron Beck & Torrey Creed, Beck institute, PA


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Intensive Consultation

       Noah Clyman, LCSW-R, ACT, Beck Institute Certified Trainer and Fellow


  • CBT for Anxiety Disorder

       Drs. Aaron Beck & Amy Wenzel

       Beck Institute, PA


  • Compassion-Focused Cognitive Therapy for Anxiety

       Drs. Paul Gilbert & Dennis Tirch

       American Institute for Cognitive Therapy, NY


  • CBT for Children & Adolescent 

       Dr. Annalise Caron (06/12/2008)

       American Institute for Cognitive Therapy, NY

  • DBT 10-day Intensive Training Program

       Drs. Alec Miller & Kristina Foertsch

       Behavioral Tech LLC

       (Part 1:09/20/2012-09/14/2012; Part 2:03/11/2013-03/15/2013)

  • DBT Clinical Supervision/ Brooklyn/ CBT/DBT Team

       Dr. Alec Miller, Behavioral Tech LLC


  • DBT: Beyond the Basics: Skills Training in Action                          

       Drs. Adam Payne & Witterholt

       Behavioral Tech LLC, PA


  • DBT: Beyond the Basics Individual Therapy in Action

       Dr. Adam Payne

       Behavioral Tech LLC, LA


  • Child and Adolescent Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Program 

       Drs. Turchin & Asch

       Columbia University, Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, NY

       (2013-  2014)

  • Mentalization-Based Treatment Training 

       Drs. Peter Fonagy & Anthony Bateman

       Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY 


Other Professional Training

  • DBT Skills Training Online Training (2017) Behavioral Tech LLC

  • 8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program (2016)

       Center for Mindfulness, University of Massachusetts Medical School

  • DBT Chain Analysis Online Training (2016)   Behavioral Tech LLC