One of only a handful of Hmong-speaking licensed psychologists nationwide. She is the first Hmong-speaking licensed psychologist in Minnesota and is considered a pioneer in the field of Hmong mental health. She holds a Masters and a Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology. She is passionate about providing culturally-responsive and clinically-competent mental health services to diverse communities.
Dr. Vang’s twenty years of clinical experience includes working with individuals across the life span in numerous settings including correctional facility, community clinic, crisis center, school-based agencies, in-patient hospital, and outpatient hospital. She currently has a thriving private practice where she serves a diverse population and treats specific mental health issues such as trauma, depression and anxiety. Dr. Vang has specialized training in Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health, evidence-based practices, and trauma-informed care. She is an asset to her Hmong community and continues to consult on culturally-sensitive, trauma-informed, and developmentally-appropriate practices.
Dr. Vang has been featured in the American Psychological Association’s journal, Monitor on Psychology. She co-authored the chapter “Neuropsychology of Hmong-Americans” in the book, “The Neuropsychology of Asian-Americans.”
In her free time, she enjoys painting, hiking, watching movies, and spending as much time as possible with her husband and three children.