Jacqueline Wu is an Assistant Psychologist in the Child Development Team. She completed a Master of Science degree in Psychology at King’s College London and achieved a Bachelor of Art’s degree in Psychology from University of British Columbia. She is a member of the British Psychological Society (BPS). She is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
Jacqueline has clinical experience in the assessment and implementation of therapeutic interventions with children and families. Specifically, she has been trained to work with children with selective mutism by Dr. Melissa Ortega who specializes in the area. Jacqueline has been facilitating weekly SM group sessions and monthly Confident Crew programs which are designed to increase confidence and encourage speech in children with selective mutism. In addition, she is currently training to be certified as a Parent Child Interaction Therapist (PCIT).
In regards to prior work experience, Jacqueline has extensive practical experience working with children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder or other developmental delays using Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA). During her time in London, Jacqueline gained clinical experience working in the Early Interventions in Psychosis Services at St. Ann’s Hospital (NHS Foundation Trust), delivering 1:1 low intensity Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to patients with early psychosis. Jacqueline is highly interested in children and adolescents’ mental health and is hoping to continue developing her therapeutic skills.
Jacqueline can be seen by appointment at the Southside Family Health Centre.