Provides online therapy
English and Mandarin
Monday - Friday, 8am-5pm, weekend or evening hours by request
I’m bi-lingual (Mandarin/English), and my work stands out in FOUR UNIQUE ASPECTS:
(1) In addition to the Gottman method, I have received in-depth training in highly impactful couples therapy approaches including Terry Real’s Real Life Therapy, Hakomi Experiential Couples Therapy and The Developmental Model by The Couples Institute. I also use tools from EFT, PACT, Collaborative Couples Therapy, DBT and somatic experiencing.
(2) My prior career with law firms, investment banking and startup/ventures has helped me truly understand the demands and uncertainties in today's work/life dynamics and their impact on couples/families.
(3) I bring a deep cultural sensitivity about race, immigration history and multigenerational trauma to my work with minorities, bi-racial couples and mixed-race families. Living and working in diverse cultures and places of the world has also cultivated my capacity for compassion, empathy and curiosity.
(4) My experience with grief and transition is invaluable in my work with couples to process past traumas, deep hurt, lost dreams, long-term disappointments and shattered trust in the hope of building a “relationship 2.0.” It has also made me found of working with young adults, as 18-30 has become a defining yet increasingly challenging decade of our lives.
In Chinese, “crisis” comprises of two characters: 危 (danger) and 机 (opportunity). They are two sides of the same experience. And that's what I believe: That human beings are fundamentally resourceful. It is through understanding our struggles that we come to deeply appreciate our strengths and desires and find capacity to explore new paths.
biracial/minority couples; new parents; parenting; couples with grief/transitions; trust/betrayal