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Beyond the Couch Ep 22: Making A Name for Yourself with Shanni Liang

This week, Sam, Diana and Christie chat with Shanni Liang, LCSW, about her name story. Shanni shares how her name evolved through her emigration from China to the U.S., and how she explored different parts of herself by experimenting with her name as an adult. Together, they discuss how we can relate to our name stories with shame and loss and also through play and creativity.

Shanni Liang (she/her) is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in New York City. She is a proud Asian American trauma therapist that specializes in EMDR and psychoanalysis which helps adolescents and young woman with life transitions and overcoming anxiety, depression and attachment issues that hold them back in life. Connect with Shanni on her website or via Instagram.

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