Lei Jin

Educational Psychologist
Ph.D. Candidate in Human Development and Family Science
Syracuse University, US
M.A. Educational Psychology
University of Colorado, US 

Lei Jin is temporarily on leave to complete her Ph.D.

Lei received a B.S. in applied psychology from Nanjing Normal University while working in an educational program, specializing in children’s behavioral management and emotional regulation. She then completed her M.A. in educational psychology from the University of Colorado, and worked with Asian immigrant families, helping them with family relationships, psychological wellbeing, and child behavior.

Lei later went on to become a teaching fellow at Syracuse University and is now finishing her doctoral degree in human development and family science there.  Concurrently, Lei is also a research assistant in applied psychology at New York University in Shanghai.

Lei specializes in parenting, parent-child relationships, and child adjustment in cross-cultural contexts, as well as supporting children with autism and technology addiction. She holds an Autism Certificate granted by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES), recognizing her commitment to upholding professional standards and undertaking on-going professional development in working with people with autism. In addition, she is a Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator, having completed intensive training provided by Positive Discipline Association.

At ELG, Lei holds the position of educational psychologist where she provides psycho-educational assessments in Mandarin and English, parenting support, and professional workshops. Her love for working with children from different cultures is essential for supporting ELG’s families to overcome challenges they might be facing. She recognizes that many parents are worried when they initially reach out for help, and she is committed to helping them become happier and more informed throughout the process.

Languages

  • English, Mandarin

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