About us

About TIP

Taiwan Institute of Psychotherapy

Taiwan Institute of Psychotherapy (TIP) was founded by a group of devoted psychotherapists in November 2001 in Taipei, Taiwan. The mission of TIP is to strengthen the professional ability and global connection of psychotherapists within Chinese- speaking communities through Internet, journal publishing and on-going professional training.


The administrative structure of TIP:

  • Chairperson
  • Jenny Chang
  • Co-founder and Chief Culture Officer of Trend Micro Inc.
  • Board member & Executive Director
  • Hao-Wei Wang, M.D.
  • Specialist in Psychiatry & Child-Adolescent Psychiatrist, Taiwan
  • Board member
  • Yu-Hua Clare Lin, Ph.D.
  • Psychotherapist, Tavistock Clinic
  • Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology
  • Board member
  • Yi-Ping L. Cheng, Ph.D.
  • Associate Professor, Institute of Science, Technology and Society, Yang Ming University
  • Ph.D. in Public Health
  • Board member
  • Josh Chia Hsin Lin, Ph.D.
  • Professor, Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling, National Taiwan Normal University
  • Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology
  • Board member
  • Ping-Chuan Hsiung, Ph.D.
  • Professor, Department of Social Work, National Taiwan?University, Taiwan
  • Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Board member
  • Ta-Jen Chang M.D., M.H.S
  • Chairperson of Taiwan Association of Psychotherapy
  • Research Fellow in Division of Psychotherapy, Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Medical School, New York
  • Board member
  • Hsin-Chien Lee, M.D., M.P.H.
  • Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Taipei Medical University
  • Chair, Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Medical University-Shuang Ho Hospital, New Taipei City
  • Chair, Sleep Center, Taipei Medical University Hospital
    Specialist in Psychiatry & Sleep Medicine
  • Board member
  • Chien-Chih Kuo, Ph.D.
  • Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, National Chengchi University
  • Ph.D. in Psychology

Department of Program Planning:

The objectives of this department are to establish a professional training center and to offer advanced training for psychotherapy professionals, including:

  • Theoretical enhancement
  • Clinical application and practice
  • Clinical supervision

Department of Psychotherapy:

The Department of Psychotherapy is aimed at promoting professional development, training and clinical services.

The visions of this department are:

  • to lower the economic threshold for those who are in need of psychotherapy;
  • to advance the development of the local professional communities in psychotherapy.


The missions of this department are:

  • to build a practice, research, and training center of psychotherapy for Chinese-speaking communities;
  • to provide affordable quality psychotherapy to the general public.


A family therapy center is to be inaugurated in October 2006. Other clinical centers, such as stress management clinic, will be established in the future.

Department of Research and Development:

The goal of this department is to develop psychotherapy approaches culturally sensitive to Chinese-speaking clients, with special focus on issues related to mental health of children and adolescents, and mental health in workplace.

TAIWAN INSTITUTE OF PSYCHOTHERAPY 6F, No. 28, Li Shuei St., Taipei 106, Taiwan Tel: +886-2-23923528 Fax: +886-2-23925908 E-mail: service@tip.org.tw Http: //www.tip.org.tw