Dr. Cheng Qian is an assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of California San Francisco. She serves as a bilingual (Mandarin Chinese) pediatric psychologist at the Children's Health Center at ZSFG and the clinical training lead for psychology residents and postdoctoral fellows within the integrated behavioral health program. Dr. Qian’s clinical interests include integrated pediatric primary care, early diagnosis and treatment of neurodevelopmental disabilities, and culturally sensitive dyadic interventions.
Dr. Qian is passionate about early childhood mental health advocacy. Since her graduate studies at Harvard in 2015, she has worked on statewide policies for preschool aged children, developed organizations to promote children’s emotional wellbeing and dyadic wellness, and have conducted hundreds of trainings for both teachers and parents on supporting young children’s early development. Currently, Dr. Qian serves as a clinical consultant for the UCSF Center for Advancing Dyadic Care in Pediatrics, which aims to expand Early Childhood/Dyadic integrated behavioral health services across California.