Events, Update

Life during COVID

As with most of the rest of the world, I have been under shelter-at-home practice. I hope readers of this blog are also taking care to stay safe and be healthy. Though staying at home may be for the safety of your physical health, there are still concerns about how to stay emotionally and mentally… Continue reading Life during COVID

Events, Update

The challenges of family violence

I was recently interviewed for a video news article for Washington Post, regarding a story of family violence and its impact, particularly for one refugee woman from Burma who escaped oppression to resettle in USA. But her life remains in danger, first from her abusive husband, and second, from the lack of intervention from public safety departments. The… Continue reading The challenges of family violence

Events, Update

Accepting Insurance

Accessibility of counseling services is crucial in help seeking. As I am aware of this issue, I have been in process of joining provider networks on health insurance panels. I am pleased to announce that I have been accepted as a provider for Medi-Cal for Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services Plan, and for Managed… Continue reading Accepting Insurance


In action

I am scheduled to participate in a couple of workshops in the following weeks. The first is a panel discussion on linguistic accessibility and cultural sensitivity in working with cancer patients at the Charlotte Maxwell Complementary Clinic in Oakland, on May 31st, 2012. The second is a basic mental health awareness training for member organizations… Continue reading In action