SiYi Zhang 张思怡

Director; Psychotherapist

SiYi Zhang 张思怡


Bachelor of Clinical Medicine, Zunyi Medical College, Guizhou Province, China

Master of Developmental Psychology and Education (Took Client-Centered Counselling and Group Counselling Training) Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China


1998.9-1999.7  Client-Centered Counselling and Group Counselling (Certificate) Beijing Normal University and Chinese University of Hong Kong

2001.10-2004.8   Psychoanalysis Training Program (Adult), 160 hours in 2 phases, Beijing Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist Continuous Training Program, Beijing, China

2001.10-2006.9   Psychoanalysis Training Programs (Adult), 15 days every year. Chengdu, China

2007.9-2010.1  Psychoanalysis Training Program (Adult) Toronto Psychoanalysis Institute, Toronto, Canada.

Membership and Fellowship in Professional Organizations

  • Member of American Psychoanalyst College
  • Core Faulty and Supervisor of LingYu International Psychotherapy Training Center
  • Full member of CAPT (Canadian Association of Psychodynamic Therapy)
  • Member of Chengdu Psychoanalysis Center, Chengdu, China

 Hospital Experience

  • Resident Physician (Obstetrician and Gynecologist)
  • Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
  • People's Hospital of Guizhou, Guizhou Province, China

Psychotherapy Practice Experience

2009- Now  Psychotherapist, Clinic Director LingYu International Psychology Centre, Toronto, Canada.

2008-2009   Private practice, Toronto, Canada.

2004-2007  Psychology Counselor and Psychotherapist, ACMEWAY (Beijing) Technology Consultation, Co. Ltd., Beijing, China

2001-2004  Psychology Counselor, Xinhaizhou Psychological Health Consultation Ltd., Beijing, China

1999-2001  Psychology Counselor and Psychotherapist, Students Mental Health Counselling Centers at:

  1. Tsinghua University
  2. Beijing Normal University
  3. Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications       

Special Interests

  1. Marriage and family counselling
  2. Interpersonal relationships
  3. Anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder,panicattack, phobias ,Sleep disorders
  4. Work stress and work harassment
  5. Career development
  6. Cultural adaptation for immigrants

Counselling Style

With dynamic backgrounds in medicine, psychology counselling, psychotherapy, training and education in psychotherapy; guest specialist in radio and television programs; participating in relief effort for disaster victims in coping with psychological trauma and PTSD; establishment of association and professional groups; poetry. These various backgrounds gives me the opportunity to appreciate the individuality and beauty of every person, also the potentials each have within themselves. Listen and understand the clients, and help clients listen and understand themselves.

Academic Conferences

2001.7  Participated in International Psychoanalysis Conference of Beijing, Beijing, China

2002.4  Participated in International Psychoanalysis Conference of Chengdu with 48 domestic and 44 oversea professionals, Chengdu, China

2004.4  Participated in Sino-Europe Psychoanalysis Seminar, and reported case with topic at “Desire under the Darkness”. Multiple cases discussions with over 50 professionals from France and Denmark, in related to psychoanalysis and the Chinese culture, Chengdu, China

2006.4  Sino-France International Psychoanalysis Conference “On the Scientific Nature of Psychoanalysis”., Chengdu, China