Danny Yeung M.D., Senior Faculty of the AEDP Institute, is a trainer and supervisor of Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP) for post-graduate mental health professionals in Hong Kong, China, and Canada.
A Lecturer and Clinician Teacher with the Department of Psychiatry in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Danny also serves as a Consultant Physician / Psychotherapist of Assertive Community Treatment Team and Mental Health Court Support Program for the Department of Psychiatry of Mount Sinai Hospital. His unique contribution as a family doctor and a psychotherapist in the globally unparalleled ACT Team was instrumental in helping his team to win the American Psychiatric Foundation Advancing Minority Mental Health Award in 2007 and the Leading Practices Award presented by Ontario Hospital Association in 2007. He was also given the Joel Sadavoy Community Mental Health Award for 2011.
Danny is the lead author of Rainbow After: Psychological Trauma and Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy, arguably one of the original trauma treatment manual published in Chinese. He coauthored Portrait of the Soul, a study of nine personality styles, currently in its 5th edition. Together with Dr. Diana Fosha, he also coauthored a chapter in the Casebook of Psychotherapy Integration, published by American Psychological Association.
Danny has trained and supervised, since 2005, over 200 mental health clinicians, including social workers, counselors, psychologists and psychiatrists in Hong Kong in AEDP. He founded the AEDP Clinic in Hong Kong and consults for trainers in Canada, Philippines and Denmark for their international training programs.
Danny serves as a Consultant to Wenchuan Earthquake Psychological Assistance Team during the post-512 earthquake relief efforts. Passionate in promoting psychotherapy training with China, he traveled to Mianzhu Sichuan in sharing his work in AEDP. Hundreds of his trauma treatment manuals were donated in dedication to the survivors and families of the earthquake.
Danny holds a Doctor of Medicine Degree from University of Toronto. A Certificant and Fellow of the College of Family Physicians of Canada, he is also appointed by the College as Psychotherapy Mentor for the Collaborative Mental Health Network. He serves as a Certificant and was the only Director of Chinese descent in the Board for General Practice Psychotherapy Association in Canada. He has maintained a private practice in family medicine and psychotherapy in Toronto since 1989.