Guanyu Wang – MA, M.Ed.
Guanyu is a cis-gender, heterosexual, Chinese female therapist in her late 20s. After receiving her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Washington-Seattle, her M.A. and M.Ed. in Mental Health Counseling from Columbia University-New York, she is now pursuing her Ph.D. in Family Social Science at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.
Guanyu’s cross-cultural experiences fostered her professional goal as to strive in providing individualized and culturally sensitive treatment to clients, especially to the underserved populations. She believes in the therapeutic power within a collaborative, explorative, and reflective therapist-client relationship and always tries to meet clients wherever they are. As an individual and a clinician, Guanyu highly values the importance of self-reflection and growth. She pays close attention to the impact of the Locations of Self on the therapeutic relationship and endeavors to convert her introspection into bridges in forming connections.
Guanyu’s therapeutic approach is person-centered, relational, and strength-based. Her training experiences are mainly in Family System, Relational Psychodynamic, and CBT. In addition, she enjoys utilizing Mindfulness and Art-therapy techniques in treatment. Guanyu’s areas of concentration are emotional disorders, family, adolescent, and young adults.
- MA - Columbia University, New York
- M.Ed. - Columbia University, New York
- BA - University of Washington, Seattle