About dr. aldrich chan


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Dr. Chan is a Neuropsychologist, author of the book Reassembling Models of Reality published in the prestigious Interpersonal Neurobiology Series and founder of the Center for Neuropsychology and Consciousness (CNC), a private practice in Miami, Florida that provides neuropsychological and psychological services.  In addition to his practice, he is an Adjunct Professor for Pepperdine University (rank #3, Best Online Masters program, 2020) and conducts research on the Default Mode Network (DMN) and trauma at the University of Miami, exploring correlations between neuroimaging data to novel and existing neuropsychological instruments in service of early-detection for PTSD. His dissertation was on the impact of PTSD on the DMN and he has publications on topics including Alzheimer’s Disease, memory, imagination, mindfulness, play and creativity. 

He received his doctorate from Pepperdine University (rank #6 Best Psy.D. program in the U.S.). He has trained and worked at several institutions, including:

Dr. Chan was born in Canada, raised in Costa Rica, and has lived in Hong Kong, Seattle, Ottawa, and Los Angeles with his current residency in Miami, Fl. He speaks three languages and can practice in English and Spanish. Outside his formal training experience, he was mentored by two founders of the field Interpersonal Neurobiology: the prolific UCLA trained Psychologist Louis Cozolino and acclaimed Harvard/UCLA Psychiatrist Dan Siegel

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Author: Chan, A (2021) Reassembling Models of Reality: Theory and Clinical Practice. W. W. Norton, New York, NY. Fwd by Louis Cozolino, Ph.D., Awd: Daniel J. Siegel, M.D.

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Publications by Dr. Chan (click on titles to download pdf)

Current Activities:

  • Private Practice: Neuropsychological Evaluations, Psychotherapy, Cognitive Remediation, Education

  • Conducting Research on PTSD and the Default Mode Network. 

  • Adjunct Professor for Pepperdine University

  • Writing a book