Dr. Danny Yeung M.D., Head of International Development and Senior Faculty of the AEDP Institute.
He is a trainer and supervisor of Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP) for post-graduate mental health professionals in Hong Kong, China, the United States, and Canada.
Danny is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Family and Community Medicine with cross-appointment at Department of Psychiatry in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, and he also serves as a Consultant Physician/Psychotherapist of the Assertive Community Treatment Team and Mental Health Court Support Program for the Department of Psychiatry at Mount Sinai Hospital. His unique contribution as a family doctor and a psychotherapist in the ACT Team was unparalleled globally and was instrumental in helping his team to win the American Psychiatric Foundation Advancing Minority Mental Health Award in 2007 and the Leading Practices Award presented by Ontario Hospital Association in 2007. He was also personally honored with the Joel Sadavoy Community Mental Health Award in 2011, the Award of Excellence from the College of Family Physicians of Canada in 2012, and the Peter R. Newman Humanitarian Award in 2013.
Danny is the lead author of Rainbow After: Psychological Trauma and Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy, arguably one of the original trauma treatment manuals published in Chinese. He coauthored Portrait of the Soul, a study of nine personality styles which is currently in its 6th edition. Together with Dr. Diana Fosha, he also coauthored a chapter in the Casebook of Psychotherapy Integration, published by the American Psychological Association.
Since 2005, Danny has trained and supervised over 200 mental health clinicians, including social workers, counselors, psychologists, and psychiatrists in Hong Kong in AEDP. He founded the AEDP Training Program in Hong Kong, fostering the birth of the AEDP Supervisors in Hong Kong.
Danny served in a crisis response team for a group of Canadian survivors of the September 11 terrorist attacks. During the SARS crisis in 2003, he was a lead trainer in Toronto for psychological crisis response for the Chinese community. Following the Great Earthquake in China in 2008, he served as a Consultant to the Wenchuan Earthquake Psychological Assistance Team during the post-earthquake relief efforts. Passionate about promoting psychotherapy training in China, he traveled to Mianzhu, Sichuan to share his work on AEDP. Hundreds of his trauma treatment manual were donated in dedication to the survivors and families of the earthquake.
Danny holds a Doctor of Medicine Degree from the University of Toronto. As a Certificant and Fellow of the College of Family Physicians of Canada, he is also appointed by the College as Psychotherapy Mentor for the Collaborative Mental Health Network and a Peer Assessor for the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. He currently serves as the President of the Working With Families Institute. He has maintained a private practice in family medicine and psychotherapy in Toronto since 1989.
||Psychotherapy / Counselling
|Areas of Focus
||AEDP (Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy)
||English, Cantonese, Mandarin
|Accepting New Patients?
||Doctor of Medicine Degree
||MD, CCFP, MDPAC(C), FCFP, Family Physician with Focused Practice in Psychotherapy