Bachelor of Arts in Music - Prairie Bible College, Alberta, Canada
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), California, USA
Joyce is a culturally sensitive, bilingual English-Mandarin clinical psychologist with over ten years of clinical experience providing individuals, couples, and family counseling for those struggling with emotional, behavioral, psychological, personality, relational, and marital conflict. She is a registered Licensed Marriage and Family therapist from California, USA.
Joyce obtained a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University, California, USA. She has extensive experience in conducting psychological and risk assessments, diagnosis, developing treatment plans that identify strengths, objectives, and intervention strategies to obtain satisfactory outcomes. Over the past 10 years, she has worked with individuals with a myriad of concerns such as Depression, Anxiety, Hallucination, Psychosis, Suicidal, Self-harm, Trauma, PTSD, and Adjustment Issues. She has also worked with families in Parenting Skills or Issues and supported interracial couples in resolving marital conflicts, developing trust and commitment, improving communication and problem-solving skills.
Joyce's therapeutic approach is integrative and holistic where she utilizes evidence-based treatment, and methods such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focus Brief Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Existential Therapy, Attachment-based Therapy, and Family Structure to help her clients in their individual needs and challenges.
Joyce is committed to providing compassionate care, with intervention strategies that will obtain satisfactory outcomes for individuals, couples, and families. She has worked with clients from all age groups in a broad range of clinical settings including schools, mental health agencies, and a county mental health department, cancer center, and private practice. She strives to provide a non-judgmental, safe space while working collaboratively with clients to explore and understand presenting issues, identify triggers, strengths, and options, to develop and cultivate effective coping strategies and skills to improve emotional health and confidence to live a meaningful and fulfilling life.