Julia Chan, LCSW

Julia Chan

Julia Chan, LCSW, is an adjunct faculty member at the Ackerman Institute for the Family. She teaches the Foundations in Family Therapy course. Julia was first introduced to family therapy while she was a graduate student at the Columbia University School of Social Work and had the opportunity to complete the one-year Social Work and Diversity program at the Ackerman Institute. Her interest in family therapy has not stopped since. She subsequently completed the Externship program, during which she also worked in oncology settings and community mental health clinics. As an immigrant from Hong Kong, Julia particularly enjoys working with immigrant families and multi-racial couples. She is also interested in Buddhist Psychology and often incorporates mindfulness techniques in her work. Julia maintains a private practice in Union Square and Park Slope.