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LOCATION: 
254 Church Street
San Francisco, CA 94114
CONTACT: 
(415) 494-7074
e-mail

Relationships are challenging no matter what. They are especially difficult if you've had minimal guidance in learning healthy ways of dealing with conflict or asking for what you need. This lack of exposure to healthy ways of relating can show up in friendships, in a romantic relationship or at work through behaviors such as avoidance, accommodation or other ineffective actions. The result is disconnection and dissatisfaction. It is important to understand how you show up in relationship in order to make a healthy change. I am here to help you with this process.


Prior to becoming a therapist, I worked in corporate management and consulting. This gave me a unique understanding of its fast-paced culture, which I use to guide clients through work-related anxiety and stress. My life experience informs both my approach to therapy.

EDUCATION AND LICENSE

  • M.A., Integral Counseling Psychology, 

  • Psychoanalytic Couples Training, PCPG 

  • SF Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training Program, San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis 

  • Licensed in the State of California, Marriage and Family Therapist #77122


PRESENTATIONS AND MEDIA APPEARANCES

  • San Francisco Marriage and Couples Center:
"The Second Generation Dilemma: How Our Family's Cultural Expressions of Love Affect Us"

  • San Francisco State University: “Normalizing Psychotherapy Within the Asian Community”

  • California Institute of Integral Studies: “Finding a Sense of Identity in Between Two Cultures” 

  • Hyphen magazine: “Biggest Loser Star Ada Wong Adjusts to Life After Reality TV”

  • Happy 5 Radio (local Vietnamese radio station): "The Impact of Parents’ Involvement with a Child’s Psychological Development"