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Beyond the Couch Ep 8: How to Succeed as an International Student with Dr. Vivi

For our first episode of 2022, we welcome our first guest on Beyond the Couch, Dr. Vivi Hua. As a clinical psychologist and a success coach for international students, Dr. Vivi discusses the difficult process of navigating a new cultural landscape, caring for mental health, and skill-building for Asian-identified international students to thrive in the US.

Dr. Vivi is a clinical psychologist and a success coach for international students. She is a clinical supervisor for psychology trainees at the Student Counseling Center of the CUNY Graduate Center and is the author of book chapter, The Power of Being Different: Navigating Grad School as International Students.

To learn more and connect with Dr. Vivi:

  • Visit her website at
  • Follow on Instagram, Facebook, TikTok: @DrViviCoaching
  • Sign up for Dr. Vivi’s biweekly newsletter for international student success tips and resources
  • Set up a 30-min free consultation call with Dr. Vivi to discuss how she can help you develop important skills in order to do well in the American college classroom and workplace

Listen to a sneak peek below, and find the full episodes on Apple PodcastsSpotify, Google Podcasts & more!