Aldrich Chan

Pepperdine Graduate School of Education and Psychology

Adjunct Professor


  • PsyD, Pepperdine University
  • MA, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • BA, Carleton University


Dr. Aldrich Chan is a clinical neuropsychologist and founder of the Center for Neuropsychology and Consciousness (CNC), a private practice in Miami, Florida, that provides neuropsychological and psychological services. In addition to his practice, he conducts research on the default mode network (DMN) and trauma at the University of Miami, exploring relationships between neuroimaging data to novel and existing neuropsychological instruments in service of early detection for PTSD. His dissertation was on the impact of PTSD on the DMN, and he has publications on topics including Alzheimer’s disease, memory, imagination, mindfulness, play, and creativity.

He completed his APA internship at the Ryder Trauma Center in Jackson Memorial Hospital and his APPCN member post-doctoral fellowship at the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience and Aging in the University of Miami. Prior to these experiences, he trained at renowned institutions such as Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, and the Union Rescue Mission.