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You Zhou, Ph.D.

You Zhou completed her MSc Psychoanalytic Developmental Psychology at Anna FreudCentre/University College London (UCL), UK in 2011 and later received her Ph.D in Psychoanalytic Studies at Psychoanalysis Unit of UCL in 2015. Since 2014, she has joined the Tavistock and Portman's Psychotherapy Evaluation Research Unit working on the Tavistock Adult Depression Study. 

She is a Chartered Psychologist of the British Psychology Society (BPS), an International Affiliate Member of the American Psychological Association (APA), an Early Career Professional of the APA Division 39 Psychoanalysis Section II Childhood and Adolescence, and a member of the Youth Working Committee of the Chinese Mental Health Association. 

Her main research interests are mental representation of self and other in personality development, attachment studies especially intergenerational transmission of attachment patterns and psychotherapy process and outcome research. 

Since January 2017, she has joined the Referential Process Research Group at the New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute. Her current work involves the development and validation of a new computerised discourse measure of the Reorganising phase of the referential process. She is also working on the new project of building a public DAAP database.