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Dr. Lephuong Ong is a Registered Psychologist who practices Clinical and Health Psychology in Vancouver, BC.  She achieved her Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Arts degrees in Clinical Psychology at York University in Toronto, ON.  Her research and clinical interests have focused on the complex relationships between mental, emotional, and physical health.  She has won national and provincial fellowships and scholarships for her research examining psychological predictors of quality of life in cardiac arrhythmia patients.

Since 2002, Dr. Ong has worked and trained at major medical centres, hospitals, and psychology clinics in Canada and the United States, and she brings this rich and diverse experience to her private psychology practice.  She has helped her patients live better with chronic health conditions, reduce emotional distress, initiate and maintain health related lifestyle changes, and improve personal resilience to manage stress more effectively. 

Licensure and Credentials  

  • Registered Psychologist (#1913), College of Psychologists of British Columbia, BC, Canada
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Clinical Psychology, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Master of Arts, Clinical Psychology, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Clinical Experience

Dr. Ong has worked and trained in a variety of settings:

  • Psychologist - Family Medicine Clinic, Copeman Healthcare, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Psychologist - Vancouver Pain Clinic, OrionHealth, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Clinical Associate - Medical Psychology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
  • Psychology Resident in Behavioural Medicine - Clinical Rotations in: Cardiac Rehabilitation, Behavioural Medicine, Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, Sleep Disorders, Pediatric Oncology, London Health Sciences Centre, London, ON, Canada
  • Psychology Practicum Student - Anxiety Research & Treatment Centre, St. Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton, ON, Canada
  • Psychology Practicum Student  - Neuropsychology Service, Toronto East General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Psychology Practicum Student - Cardiac Rehabilitation, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Psychology Practicum Student - Psychology Clinic, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada