Dr. Tran received her doctorate degree from Boston University and did her internship at Harvard Medical School. She is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor at UC Davis School of Medicine in the Department of Psychiatry and also has a private practice in midtown Sacramento. She has been doing clinical work since 1987 and has worked extensively with individuals, couples, and families from a variety of ethnic groups, and in a variety of settings, including private practice, community mental health agencies, shelters, schools, and hospitals.
Dr. Tran has published numerous book chapters and articles on the subject of mental health and providing psychotherapy to diverse populations.
Dr. Tran is Vietnamese American and is bilingual in Vietnamese.
* Extensive experience working with multicultural populations, including Asian/Southeast Asian Americans, Latinos, Caucasians, and African Americans
* Experience with long-term in-depth psychotherapy, brief psychotherapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy
* Treatment of adults, couples, and adolescents with a wide range of disorders including depressive, anxiety, posttraumatic stress, and personality disorders
* Cross cultural issues including interracial relationships, ethnic/racial identity, adjustment issues
* Women's issues including: domestic violence, survivors of childhood and/or adult sexual, emotional, and physical abuse, life transitions, postpartum depression/anxiety, infertility, loss, and caregiving
Areas of Expertise
* Extensive experience working with ethnically diverse clients
* Extensive experience with long-term psychodynamic therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy
* Works with clients from a holistic model which emphasizes understanding clients' issues from multiple perspectives (biological, psychological, cultural/social influences) and integrating these aspects into the treatment interventions