Kathy Wu

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Kathy WuDr. Kathy Wu has been counseling and educating children, teens, and young adults for over a decade. To date, she has worked in community mental health clinics, partial and inpatient psychiatric hospitals, therapeutic day treatment schools, outpatient practices, and schools. Her life's mission is to help as many young people as possible thrive against adversity, and maximize their capacity for joy, innovation, and wellness.

Dr. Wu earned her PhD in counseling psychology in 2016. She completed her APA accredited pre-doctoral training at Astor Services for Children and Families in the Bronx, NY, where she worked with children and their families with immense emotional and behavioral challenges. She also completed a post-doctoral fellowship in trauma therapy at the CARES Institute of Rowan University in 2017, providing psychotherapy to families whose children and teens had been abused and neglected.

Dr. Wu approaches each therapy session with creativity and intentionality. She is deft at integrating evidence-based treatment interventions to help her clients feel better sooner. Dr. Wu is certified or advanced in using the following treatment modalities:

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT)-informed
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)-informed
Play Therapy
Family Systems Therapy

Gender: Female
License: License State: Pennsylvania, License No.: PS018398, License State: New Jersey, License No.: NJDCATEMP-010806

Counseling Psychology
Northeastern University


Widener University

Experience years: 10 Years
Business Name: WayUp Psychology
Accepted Insurance:


Mon. Closed
Tue. Closed
Wed. 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Thu. Closed
Fri. 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sat. 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sun. Closed
Age Group Specialization: Children, Adolescents, Young Adults, Adults
Issues and Disorders:

ADHD, Anger Management, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Behavioral Problems, Career/Employment Concerns, Depression, Family, Grief/Loss, LGBTQ Issues, Life Transitions, Multicultural Issues, Parenting Issues, Trauma/PTSD

Gender Identity Specialization:

Male, Female, Transgender, Gender-queer/non-conforming

Cultural Specialization:

Ethnicity - Asian, Ethnicity - Pacific Islander

Contact Information
1420 Walnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102

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