Dr. Shirley Liao is a licensed psychologist who received her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Clinical Psychology from Rosemead School of Psychology, Biola University in 2007 after she obtained a M.S. degree in Counseling with an emphasis on marriage, family and children counseling at California State University, Fullerton. In addition, Dr. Liao held a certification in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy from Newport Psychoanalytic Institute and is currently in training at NPI to be a psychoanalyst. Presently, Dr. Liao is the Clinical Director and a supervisor at CIFT, and she has a private practice in Tustin since 2008, working with individuals and couples. Dr. Liao works with adults who suffered trauma during childhood (as manifested in symptoms of anxiety, depression, and complex PTSD or in struggles with attachment, relationships, identity and/or spiritual issues). Dr. Liao is trained in EMDR and is experienced in clinical consultation, supervision and training, cultural/diversity issues, and working with older adults. She is bilingual in English and Mandarin Chinese.