Writings

First steps: Seeking and receiving help

As I work with and explore cultural issues around psychotherapy and counseling, as well as help-seeking process for Asians and Asian Americans, I am noticing a pattern. First of all, many clients are often referred by others in their lives, be it a friend, family member or other professionals the person had been in contact… Continue reading First steps: Seeking and receiving help

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Writings

Two Myths about Asian Americans and Counseling

In my work with Asian American clients, I have noticed 2 myths about the taboo of counseling that do not apply with them as a rule of thumb. 1. Asian Americans do not seek help. It may be a true general cultural trend to keep troubles or "dirty laundry" to themselves, but I find that… Continue reading Two Myths about Asian Americans and Counseling