Brandon Tong, Psy.D.

Brandon Tong, Psy.D. Psychological Assistant

Brandon Tong, Psy.D.
Psychological Assistant

Dr. Tong is a psychological assistant (PSB94023673) working toward licensure under the supervision of Drs. Robert Holaway and Kate Corcoran. He believes the most ethical and effective treatment is based on the best available research while being flexible to individual needs and experience.  Dr. Tong prioritizes a collaborative and trusting relationship, learning and practicing skills, and preparing for lasting change. His approach balances empathy and light humor in exploring how one's thoughts, feelings, and behaviors can help one lead a life less ruled by anxiety and more in pursuit of one's values.

Dr. Tong earned a B.A. in Psychology and M.A. in Clinical Psychology from California State University, Northridge, and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) at La Salle University. During his doctoral training he completed clinical rotations in anxiety and depression, with an emphasis on Beckian Cognitive Therapy. Dr. Tong also trained in community mental health centers at NHS, University of Pennsylvania's Outpatient Psychiatry Center, and University of Pennsylvania's Weight and Eating Center. There he provided evidence-based, cognitive-behavioral therapy (e.g., Exposure and Response Prevention, Prolonged Exposure, Panic Control Treatment) to adults and adolescents in underserved communities, in addition to participating in study protocols and presurgical evaluations. He completed his clinical internship at WellSpan Behavioral Health, in York, PA, with a focus on providing cognitive therapy in outpatient and integrated primary-care settings.