Sophia is a bilingual Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a certified Cognitive Behavioral Therapist. She is also a full-time counselor and part-time lecturer at Pepperdine University. She received her postgraduate training at the Beck Institute of Cognitive Behavior Therapy – the pioneer of Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Sophia specializes in solution-focused and evidence-based treatment to help you improve your life in the most efficient way. She is also able to provide therapeutic services in Mandarin.
Sophia works with clients regarding a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, substance use, life transitions, relationship/marital problems, and more. She understands her clients through their own life and cultural experiences; thus, she customizes her treatment approach individually. Sophia wants to help her clients achieve what they truly want in life, whether that be having a family or helping others start a family. And she wants to be the support they need through their journey.