Psychologist and Therapist in Encinitas, California Pei-chen Wu, Psychologist

License: PsyD

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 18-65+

Appointments: Telehealth only. In-office visits not available

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Psychologist and Therapist in Encinitas, California Pei-chen Wu, PsyD

Pei-chen Wu, PsyD

Dr. Emily Wu is a clinical psychologist, who has been practicing since 2008. She graduated from Alliant International University with a Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology, and later obtained Geriatric Training Certificate. She spent many years working with Geriatric population with evidence-based programs and successfully helping many homebound individuals becoming more self-sufficient.

Dr. Wu believes in Eclectic Approach. She often uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, strength-based approach and Family System Therapy to assist individuals to achieve their goals. Dr. Wu is a multilingual (English, Mandarin, & Taiwanese) psychologist who has worked with patients from a variety of cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. She is culturally sensitive in providing a comprehensive range of mental health services for a diverse population. She believes Spirituality/Christianity can play an important role in mental health healing. Dr. Wu focuses on tailoring the treatment plan and assisting individuals at where they are to improve their mental health and overall well-being.

In her spare time, Dr. Wu enjoys baking, crafting, hiking, and gardening. She also takes joy in spending time with her family playing board games and watching movies.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Elevance Health (Anthem BC)
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Magellan
  • Managed Health Network (HealthNet)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Provider Network of America (PNOA)
  • Sana Benefits
  • Sharp Health Plan


  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Christian Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Faith-Based Treatment
  • Family Therapy
  • Mindfulness


  • English
  • Mandarin



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Pei-chen Wu. You can also call 858-279-1223 to have someone assist you.

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