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Weiyang Xie PhD

Weiyang Xie
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
  • Department of Psychiatry
  • University of Illinois Chicago
Gender Pronouns
  • she/her
Contact Information
  • wxie08 [at]
  • (312) 355-4036
  • Neuropsychiatric Institute (NPI)
    912 S. Wood St.
    Department of Psychiatry (MC 913)
    Chicago IL 60612
  • Room #:433

Dr. Xie is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry in the Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program. She treats individual clients and provides training and supervision to residents and interns. Dr. Xie holds a doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Xie’s treatment framework is integrative, working from cognitive-behavioral, acceptance and commitment, dialectical-behavioral, and other evidenced based approaches within a multicultural lens. Her clinical areas include treating anxiety disorders, mood disorders, ADHD, trauma, suicide prevention and intervention. Dr. Xie is board certified in biofeedback for treating anxiety and stress related health problems. Dr. Xie is a native Chinese speaker. She provides bilingual and bicultural services.

  • Dr. Xie is interested in increasing access to health services and improving health equity for underrepresented populations. She gives talks about mental health problems, risk factors, resilient factors, and resources in the local and national AAPI communities. Her public service focuses on improving service utilization and outcome by integrating scientific research with community-based strengths and indigenous knowledge.

  • Breaking Silences in the Model Minority: A national intervention to increase mental health awareness and decrease stigma in Asian immigrant families

    Dr. Xie co-leads a grant with an interdisciplinary team of psychologists, psychiatrists, community leaders and volunteers from the Clinical Scholars program at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to implement a nation-wide community-based program to reduce mental health stigma, improve mental health literary and reduce suicide rate among Asian American immigrant families.

Date Released Title Source
06/18/2018 Dare to Rewire Your Brain for Self-Compassion YouTube - TEDx Talks