Mavis Tsai

Dr. Tsai received her doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Washington in 1982. She is a clinical psychologist in independent practice, and also works at the University of Washington as a research scientist and as the director of the FAP Specialty Clinic within the Psychological Services and Training Center. Her work focuses on creating transforming relationships with FAP, and her publications and presentations have included diverse topics such as: healing interpersonal trauma, disorders of the self, power issues in marital therapy, incorporating Eastern wisdom into psychotherapy, racism and minority groups, teaching youth to be peace activists, and women’s empowerment via reclaiming purpose and passion. She is on the Fulbright Senior Specialists Roster, has presented “Master Clinician” sessions at the Association for Behavior and Cognitive Therapy, has led numerous workshops nationally and internationally, and trains clinicians all over the world in FAP via Skype.

Areas of Interest
Functional Analytic Psychotherapy, Social Connection, multi-modal approaches to healing and growth that integrate mind, body, emotions and spirit.