Guanghai Wang

Clinical Psychologist and Sleep Specialist, Associated Professor
Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, D.C., USA
M.A. Clinical Psychology
Shenzhen University, China

Dr. Wang received his M.A. degree in applied psychology (mental health) at Shenzhen University. From there, he went on to East China Normal University where he received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology. During his time studying, he did a stint in Washington, D.C. as a joint Ph.D. student to study pediatric sleep medicine. He specializes in clinical psychology and sleep medicine, acts as secretary of the Pediatric Sleep Medicine Committee and member of the Foreign Exchange Committee in the Chinese Medicine Association, and member of American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) and Shanghai Clinical Psychology and psychological Consultation Supervision Committee, and has published more than 30 scientific articles in peer-review journals.

While working in the ELG, Dr. Wang is the Associated Professor at the Shanghai Children’s Medical Center as an research assistant where he investigated the relationship among sleep, socio-cognitive development and mental health in children and adolescents, as well as influencing factors and mechanisms. This supplemented his clinical work, which is to provide sleep and psychological counseling services to children and families facing a wide range of sleep and mental health problems. His studies in the United States have helped him to conduct clinical practice from a multicultural perspective.

His studies, research, and clinical experience in the field of pediatric sleep medicine and clinical psychology allow him to provide evidence-based and effective services to children and families through ELG’s services.

As part of the ELG team, Dr. Wang enjoys the cultural diversity and exchanges offered. He works hard to provide the best services to children and families in a professional way by collaborating with colleagues of multiple backgrounds. He understands how crucial sleep is to mental health and quality of life, and feels fortunate to be able to help children and families with his work.


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