Dr. Stephanie Chan is a double-board certified child/adolescent and adult psychiatrist. Dr. Chan is thorough in evaluating the patient – from biological, psychological, social, and cultural angles – for the most accurate diagnosis and treatment planning. She believes strongly that the success of treatment comes from the collaboration between provider and patient/family, which can be achieved through open communication and psychoeducation throughout the treatment process. In addition to being trained in management of various mood and anxiety disorders, she has special interests in transitional age/college youth, women’s mental health/reproductive psychiatry, childhood mood disorders, trauma/PTSD, and ADHD. Her approach involves various therapy modalities (including CBT, psychodynamic, mindfulness-based, and strength-based psychotherapy), medication management when appropriate, or a combination of both.
Dr. Chan completed her adult psychiatry residency training at University of Southern California (USC), and completed her child/adolescent psychiatry fellowship training at Harbor-UCLA, with experiences in both the private and public sectors. Other notable clinical experiences include the Women’s Wellness Clinic at USC collaborating with OB/Gyn department, providing mental health care to pregnant women; she was the consulting psychiatrist at Loyola Marymount University for the Student Psychological Services in 2016-2017 academic year, providing care for undergraduate and graduate students. She currently serves as the medical director of outpatient substance abuse recovery services at Koreatown Youth+Community Center (KYCC).
Dr. Chan is also fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.