Dr. Ellery Woo

Licensed Psychologist

Ellery Woo, Psy.D. is a Licensed Psychologist who received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Houston and doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. During her graduate training, she completed 5 years of psychotherapeutic experiences in various university counseling center settings providing individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, consultation, crisis intervention, and outreach to traditional and non-traditional aged students from diverse backgrounds. Dr. Woo has extensive experience working with undergraduate and graduate student populations presenting with including but not limited to cultural stress, identity development, stress, relationships, adjustment, career, trauma, self-esteem, family of origin, body image, school/work/life balance, depression, anxiety, grief/loss.

 

Dr. Woo utilizes an integrative relational/dynamic approach drawing on interpersonal, multicultural, systems, and trauma-informed - based concepts as well as cognitive behavioral, acceptance commitment therapy, and emotion focused - based interventions. Dr. Woo is adaptive and collaborative in the therapy room, which means it is important to her to meet the client where they are at and to work with them based on their needs. Dr. Woo believes the client’s motivation and therapeutic relationship co-create the space for exploration, connection, healing, and change. Her specialty areas include young adults, emerging professionals, womxn’s issues, identity development, multicultural issues, grief/loss, and trauma.

 

Dr. Woo is passionate about empowering clients to make choices that feel right for them based on their intersecting identities, strengths, life experiences, and goals. Bearing witness to someone’s journey is a gift and privilege.

 

  • B.S. - University of Houston

  • M.A. - The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

  • Psy.D. - The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

  • Doctoral Internship - Illinois State University

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship - Boston College

  • Postdoctoral Experience - College of the Holy Cross

  • Provisionally Licensed Psychologist in state of Texas