Dr. Helen Hsu

Asian American Specialist, Psychologist, & Lecturer at Standford University

Dr. Helen Hsu, is a staff psychologist and lecturer at Stanford University where she is the liaison to the Asian American Activities Center. Dr. Hsu began her clinical supervision and program coordination career at Asian Community Mental Health Services in Oakland, Calif., where she had first interned as a bilingual (Mandarin) clinician. In addition, Dr. Hsu completed a three-year term on the American Psychological Association Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Concerns (2011-14). Her current work primarily explores cultural adaptations to improve access to psychological care for diverse under-served communities, mentorship of future leaders in multi-cultural mental health, and grief support. She is a past president of the Asian American Psychological Association and an advisory board member of the JED Foundation. Dr. Hsu was an advisor for the Netflix show 13 Reasons Why and has presented nationwide on topics relevant to youth and young adult and Asian American mental health.