Dr. Wendy Sun is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in infant and early childhood mental health with over 18 years of clinical and supervisory experience. She is among the first 52 California clinicians endorsed by the California Center for Infant-Family and Early Childhood Mental Health and holds their highest designation: Reflective Practice Mentor. Through her private practice, Dr. Sun works as a therapist, a mental health consultant, a clinical supervisor, and a trainer. She provides training and reflective consultation for local Early Head Start programs, has presented at national and regional conferences on a variety of topics relevant to infant and early childhood mental health, has trained for the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, and has taught child psychology at the Alliant International University.
Dr. Sun has also held several leadership roles in the community-based mental health sector. She is committed to supporting and nurturing early childhood professionals through reflective practice. Dr. Sun is passionate about delivering trauma-informed, strength-based, and relationship-focused mental health services to support children in achieving their optimal potentials and to improve the quality of life for families. Dr. Sun’s teaching philosophy is rooted in a famous quote by Dr. James Comer: “No significant learning can occur without a significant relationship.”