Houyuan Luo is a psychology resident at the CBT Associates. He received his Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Nanjing Normal University (China) and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Counselling Psychology at the University of Alberta. He completed his clinical training in two Chinese university counselling centers, University of Alberta Education Clinical Services, Department of Psychosocial and Spiritual Resources in Cross Cancer Institute (Edmonton), and Acute Adult Psychiatric Unit in Alberta Hospital Edmonton.
Houyuan works primarily from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) approach. He values empathy, compassion, and understanding in clinical work. Also, he routinely seeks feedback from clients to make sure his work meets clients’ needs.
Houyuan has received a solid training in providing psychological assessment and psychotherapy to adults with various difficulties such as mood, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, relationship, psychosis and medical concerns. Additionally, he has received a one-year online training in CBT and ACT respectively from Evidence-Based Practice Institute (Seattle, U.S.)
Houyuan is a member of Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) and Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS). He provides services in English and Mandarin (普通话).