As a multidisciplinary team of professionals in the fields of psychology, psychiatry, nursing, social work, and counseling, we cherish individual human life with dedication and passion. We have all completed rigorous intensive DBT team training in Seattle and are committed to the professional ethical standards of the American Psychological Association to maintain the upmost qualification to protect human lives.

Yong Cho, Ph.D.

• Licensed Clinical Psychologist in New York
• CEO / the Tree Group
• President / Open Clinic for Human Rights Victims
• Adjunct Professor / Ewha Women’s University

Dr. Cho is the CEO of the Tree Group. He is a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of New York. He graduated from the University of Utah and received his doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at the New School for Social Research in New York. He started his clinical training at Beth Israel Medical Center and was trained extensively at the Zucker Hillside Hospital/ North Shore Long Island Health System.

He established the Tree Group in 2003 to provide evidence
based psychological services in New York and in Seoul. With dedicated support from distinguished psychologists in the U.S. the Tree Group accomplishes its mission of relieving the suffering of their clients and of educating and training future clinicians with true compassion.

His expertise in the field of cultural psychology and transcultural mental health was noted in the New York Times (2003) and he has been providing ethical services to culturally diverse clients. His professional specialties also allow him to reach out to the survivors of human rights violations and sexual assault at the Open Clinic for Human Rights Victims, a non-profit organization.