Meet Our Therapists and Staff
De Anza College Psychological Services is staffed by therapists from Bay Area Clinical Psychology Ph.D. and Psy.D. programs. These practicum interns are supervised by Dr. Siew Kuek, Psy.D.
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Siew Jolin Kuek, Psy.D
Dr. Kuek is a licensed clinician who is a Chinese diaspora, native to Singapore. She earned her doctoral degree from the Wright Institute in Berkeley. She is the director of De Anza College Psychological Services. Dr. Kuek provided supervision to the therapists. She also provides therapy to students at De Anza, and works with crisis cases at the college.
Psychodynamic in orientation, her interest is in community mental health, contemporary thinking and practices in psychoanalysis, and in contributing to the development of clinical practices across cultures and across borders. Dr. Kuek focuses on the needs and safety of all students at the college. She is devoted to supporting the mental health of De Anza College students.
Florence Wang, Ph.D.
Dr. Florence Wang graduated from Pacific Graduate School of Psychology at Palo Alto University. She has previously been trained at the Veterans Affairs Salt Lake City Health Care System, the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, and De Anza College. She has extensive training and conducted research in the detection and treatment of suicidality, specifically among ethnic, sexual, and gender minorities. She is also trained in Prolonged Exposure, a VA approved, evidenced-based treatment for PTSD. She has treated clients with a broad range of difficulties, including difficulties with sleep, substance use disorders, issues with acculturation and assimilation, issues relating to homelessness, adjustment to chronic medical illnesses, social anxiety, depression, PTSD, traumatic brain injury, serious mental illness, and existential issues. Her approach to therapy is very much client-centered. Her passion is to learn different theories and to build her knowledge in understanding the human condition.
Sarah Caffrey, M.S.
Sarah is a fourth year doctoral candidate in Palo Alto University's Clinical Psychology program with interests in the cross sections of culture and neuropsychology. Her clinical and research experiences have spanned the areas of substance abuse, community mental health, geriatric psychology, neuropsychological assessment and cognitive rehabilitation. She founded her university's Coalition for Disability Advocacy and Education (CDAE), serving as president since 2015 and has served as a board member for the University's Students for Ethnic and Cultural Awareness (SECA) since 2015. Sarah's approach to therapy is client-centered and strength-based and she has a passion for working with emerging adults and their unique barriers to mental wellness.
Ashley is a third-year doctoral student in Clinical Psychology at Palo Alto University. She received her B.A. in Philosophy from Central Washington University, taking a specific interest in ethics, formal logic, and existentialism. Since entering into the field of clinical psychology, she has worked with clients with concerns about their moods, relationships, academic and professional issues, chronic pain, grief, and adjustments to major life events. Ashley is proud to serve at De Anza College and looks forward to working collaboratively with its diverse student body
Katrina Holmes is in her third year as a PhD student in Clinical Psychology at Palo Alto University. She embraces a holistic, client-centered approach with a basis of knowledge in Cognitive Behavioral and Psychodynamic therapies. She was previously trained at the Sexual and Gender Identities Specialty Clinic at the Gronowski Center where she treated clients with a broad range of difficulties including anxiety, depression, relationship stressors, gender and sexual minority stress, sleep difficulties, work/life balance difficulties, post traumatic stress, and substance use. She is an OEF Veteran who served in the United States Air Force. Her research interests include military and LGBTQ psychology, with a specific interest in heteronormativity and the impact of this concept on all military personnel and their friends and family regardless of their gender and/or sexual identity. Upon completing her PhD she hopes to reenlist in the Air Force and serve as a military psychologist.
Fidelio Adriano graduated from California State University East Bay in Hayward California with a Bachelor's Degree in Health Science: Concentration in Administration, Management, Policy, Evaluation, and Finance. He has a strong background in process improvement and organizational development. He is passionate to work in an international and culturally diverse environment.