Davy Guo

Psychologist, Community Relations Manager
Ph.D Candidate in Counseling Psychology
University of Manchester, UK

Davy has been practicing as a counseling psychologist at ELG since 2015, providing individual, group and embedded school counseling services to the international communities of Shanghai and Hangzhou. Additionally, he spreads awareness of mental health through seminars and trainings.

As a “Third Culture Kid” himself, spending teen years in Canada after a childhood in China, he is specially poised to understand the struggles that international students and local children in international environments are facing. Davy provides a helpful perspective to families, educators, and children about handling transition and culture shock.

As an individual he is known as a health and wellness guru; he co-owns a CrossFit gym, leads mindfulness classes, and runs a fitness club for children with special needs on a voluntary basis.

Previously, Davy worked as a psychometrist at Trent University. He also trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) and Schema Focused Therapy (SFT) and is a graduate member of the British Psychological Society.

At Trent University, Davy provided psychometric testing and counseling for students with learning disabilities. Davy has also worked as a mental health counselor in Peterborough, Canada, and as a counselor for international students at the University of Manchester and Manchester College, UK.

Languages

  • Mandarin, English

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