Judy Wong, Ph.D.

Judy Wong, Ph.D. Licensed Psychologist

Judy Wong, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Wong (PSY27831) received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Temple University under the mentorship of Dr. Richard Heimberg, a leader in the field of CBT and social anxiety. Dr. Wong completed her clinical internship at the San Francisco VA, and her first postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University’s School of Medicine. She is currently completing a second postdoctoral fellowship at the VA Palo Alto, where she is working to develop additional expertise in conducting couples therapy. In addition to providing individual and couples therapy, Dr. Wong supervises doctoral students in their clinical training at the VA Palo Alto.

In her clinical practice, Dr. Wong specializes in implementing evidence-based treatments, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), in treating adults with anxiety disorders. Her approach to therapy aims to help clients better understand and manage their anxiety so that they can lead more fulfilling and meaningful lives.

Selected Publications

Wong, J., Morrison, A. S., Heimberg, R. G., Goldin, P., & Gross, J. J. (2014) Implicit associations in social anxiety disorder. Journal of Anxiety Disorders.

Potter, C., Wong, J., Heimberg, R. G., Blanco, C., Liu, S., & Schneier, F. R. (2014) Situational panic attacks in social anxiety disorder: Relations to demographic characteristics, severity, impairment, and comorbidity in an epidemiological sample. Journal of Affective Disorders.

Wong, J., Gordon, E. A., & Heimberg, R. G. (2014) Cognitive-behavioral models of social anxiety disorder. In. J. Weeks (Ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Social Anxiety Disorder, Hoboken, NJ: Wiley USA.

Williams, M. T., Chapman, L. K., Wong, J., & Turkheimer, E. (2012). The role of ethnic identity in symptoms of anxiety and depression in African Americans. Psychiatry Research.