"I identify as a Hmong American woman (she/her) raised in the United States. I came to Portland, Oregon, by way of Green Bay, Wisconsin, where I grew up following my family's escape from the Secret War in Laos in the 1970's. As a woman of color from a poor refugee family, culture and identity have shaped my understanding of the world.
As such, I strive to provide culturally competent therapy and encourage dialogue about cultural identities that influence the therapeutic relationship. I became a psychologist because I am committed to creating a safe therapeutic space that honors us all. My training in providing culturally competent therapy welcomes all communities of color, women, & LGBTQ ."