Dr. Azor Hui is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in medical/health psychology. She conducts assessments and provides consultation and intervention for those with a variety of physical health conditions, including, but not limited to cancer, cardiovascular diseases, chronic pain, obesity, diabetes, stroke, and GI diseases. Dr. Hui is experienced in helping individuals and their families change their lifestyle and manage psycho-social factors, such as depression, anxiety and trauma, which affect physical health problems. She has specifically helped many to change their smoking habits and substance use and improve their stress management, diet, physical activities, and sleep. Dr. Hui is passionate about helping others achieve holistic physical and mental well-being.
Dr. Hui is originally from Hong Kong, China. She completed her undergraduate degree in Sociology from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. After coming to the United States in 1999 for graduate school, she earned a MS degree in Clinical Psychology from Northwestern State University of Louisiana. In 2009, Dr. Hui obtained her PhD in psychology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). During her doctoral training, Dr. Hui focused on both Medical/Clinical Psychology and Lifespan Developmental Psychology. She simultaneously earned a MSPH degree, with a concentration in Healthcare Organization and Policy as well.
After obtaining her PhD in 2009, Dr. Hui went on to complete a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in Cancer Prevention and Control Research in the Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health at the University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC). During that time, she was heavily involved in clinical research regarding smoking cessation. She also developed an interest in wellness promotion by changing lifestyle behaviors among at-risk individuals to reduce risk of, and better manage, chronic diseases. In September of 2011, Dr. Hui moved to Philadelphia to join Fox Chase Cancer Center in their Cancer Prevention and Control Program. Since 2015, Dr. Hui has also been working with patients with medical/behavioral comorbidities in both medical (outpatient and inpatient) and community settings.
Given Dr. Hui’s bi-cultural background, she is fluent in the languages of Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese) and English and she welcomes working with Chinese immigrants with a variety of presenting issues, including depression and anxiety. Her approach to therapy is eclectic, using elements of cognitive behavioral therapy, interpersonal therapy, insight-oriented therapy, spirituality and family systems.