Dr. Yip is a clinical psychologist, author, speaker, media contributor, and a nationally recognized OCD, anxiety, and parenting expert.
Since childhood, Dr. Yip has fought her own personal battle with OCD. Like so many others, she found herself falling victim to the daily strains that OCD can bring to one’s life. Inspired by her childhood struggles and motivated to helping others overcome theirs, Dr. Yip has dedicated her professional career to treating families and individuals with severe OCD and anxiety disorders.
Dr. Yip is Board Certified in Behavioral & Cognitive Psychology, and is Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at USC Keck School of Medicine. She is on the Board of Directors of the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) where she co-chairs the Diversity Advisory Council and facilitates the Perinatal OCD Task Force. She is a Clinical Member of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), and a Clinical Fellow of the Anxiety & Depression Association of America (ADAA) where she also serves on the Public Education Committee. She is a Medical Advisor for the mental health nonprofit Made-of-Million, and is a Clinical Advisor for the NOCD app. She is a regular speaker about mental health and has presented her work at more than 100 national and international conferences. She has published numerous articles and continually provides training in her areas of expertise.
Dr. Yip is the go-to expert on topics related to anxiety, OCD, parenting, and living a stress-less life. She regularly appears on television, print, podcasts, and national radio lending over 20 years of professional experience in evidence-based clinical treatments, teaching, and research. She has been featured in various media venues, including NBC’s Today Show, The Doctors, Access Hollywood, Nickelodeon, Dr Drew, Tamron Hall Show, Washington Post, and countless others. Dr. Yip co-hosts the Stress-Less Life Podcast, and is author of “Productive, Successful You: End Procrastination by Making Anxiety Work for You Rather Than Against You”.
Dr. Yip developed the Family Systems Strategic CBT, and has treated severe OCD & anxiety disorders for over two decades. In 2008, she found the Renewed Freedom Center – Los Angeles to provide the most advanced treatment for patients suffering from OCD and anxiety disorders. In 2016, she established the Little Thinkers Center – Los Angeles to help children with academic challenges develop the necessary critical and creative thinking skills that build self-confidence and resiliency. In an effort to raise accurate awareness, eliminate negative mental health stigmas, and provide practical parenting tools, she is tirelessly involved in a range of organizational, educational, and media projects to provide effective strategies for a Stress-Less Life.
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