This week, Christie chats with Alena Kwong, LMSW, who is a psychotherapist and member of the Bridges Clinician Community. Alena discusses how the natural shift in seasons can lead to Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) or the winter blues, and offers guidance on practicing mindfulness, coping individually and with others, and the importance of going with […]
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 […]
Hello! I’m a licensed mental health counselor based in NYC as well as one of the co-founders of Bridges. I help adults in NY and NJ navigate challenges related to life transitions, identity and belonging, self-worth, relationships, and career. I also speak and facilitate corporate interactive healing circles on mental health. What do you think people […]
Please introduce yourself in 1-2 sentences: Hi! I’m a psychotherapist and clinical supervisor based in NYC. I come alongside people of color and multicultural couples to explore their innermost experiences and cultivate a joyful, authentic life. How does your identity impact your work? My identity as a Korean American woman has impacted every part of […]
Introducing… Samantha Waldman, LMHC Hello! I’m a New York state licensed therapist and proud co-founder of Bridges Mental Health. I currently work as a therapist and clinical supervisor in private practice and specialize in the areas of Asian and biracial identity exploration, transracial adoption, acute and complex trauma, and relationship issues and codependency. How do […]
Our aim in featuring Bridges clinicians is to highlight passionate therapists, minimize stigma, and engage Asian Pacific Islander South Asian American therapy-seekers. Want to be featured? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Introducing… Nira Shah, LMHC I’m a licensed psychotherapist and yoga instructor with focuses on CBT, Compassion-Focused Therapy, mindfulness and intersectionality. When did you know you […]
Our aim in featuring Bridges clinicians is to highlight passionate therapists, minimize stigma, and engage Asian Pacific Islander South Asian American therapy-seekers. Learn more about our first featured clinician, Hui Ting Kok, LMHC.