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Thank you for your interest in the online MA Counseling program that Palo Alto University offers.If you have any questions or comments about our university, programs, admission requirements, application process, or even this website please do not hesitate to email us at eshi@paloaltou.edu. You can also call 13661761658 from 9 am to 6 pm at work days.
Huiqi Tong, M.D.,Ph D.
Email: htong@paloaltou.edu

Director (Based in Palo Alto)
MA Counseling Program - China Cohorts
Palo Alto University 

Dr. Tong earned her PHD in Clinical Psychology from PAU. She is a staff Psychologist at the San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC) and an Assistant Clinical Professor at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. Mindfulness has been one of Dr. Tong’s interests for years, and she is dedicated in bringing the latest development of mindfulness and its application to China.  

Available Appointment Time: Wednesday Morning & Thursday Morning

Jianying Qiu, M.D.


Associate Director (Based in Shanghai, China)

MA Counseling Program - China Cohorts

Palo Alto University

Chief physician in Shanghai Mental Health Center

Dr. Qiu is the Deputy Director of Clinical Psychology Department in SMHC, Master’s Instructor of Psychiatry in Shanghai Jiaotong University, School of Medicine, Director and teacher of China-Germany Psychoanalytic Continuous Training Program, and candidate to IPA. She served as a visiting fellow at Harvard University twice and attended in advanced studies in Psychiatry Department in Prince of Wales Hospital (affiliated to Chinese University of Hong Kong) and the Research Institute of Mental Health in University of Nottingham.

 Available Appointment Time: 3:00-4:00pm, Tuesday Afternoon
Chi Zhang  M.D., M.S.

Assistant Director (Based in Beijing, China)

MA Counseling Program - China Cohorts

Palo Alto University

Honored Vice Director of Student Mental Health Education & Counseling Center of Peking University

Dr. Zhang is in charge of the management and administration of  the MAC Program with PAU – China Cohorts. He now is the Honored Vice Director of Student Mental Health Education & Counseling Centre of Peking University. Mr. Zhang has worked in counseling, education and training in mental health industry for a long time, and he also edited and co-edited several psychological professional textbooks.

Available Appointment Time: Tuesday Morning & Thursday Morning

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Emma Shi, M.Ed.
Phone number: 13661761658
WeChat: 13661761658
Recruiting Counselor and Student Services Administrator
MA Counseling Program-China Cohorts
Palo Alto University

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