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Yu-wei Wang, MS


Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Areas of Specialty :
  • Self Esteem & Self Image
  • Stress
  • Racial Identity

Client Focus:
  • Children
  • Tweens
  • Teens
  • Adults

Yu-Wei is an LMFT Candidate at Counseling Associates. She previously has interned at the Family Institute at Northwestern University where she provided care for children, adults, couples, and family. Yu-Wei is skilled in working collaborating with clients and providing therapy from a non-judgemental and open stance. She was trained under a systemic and integrative framework that allows her to tailor treatment plans for clients with different backgrounds and concerns. Being born and raised in Taiwan, Yu-Wei administers therapy to clients with different cultural backgrounds and provides therapy in all English, Mandarin(Chinese), and Taiwanese.

While Yu-Wei serves a full range of clients, she has special interests in working with individuals and families who have experienced attachment injuries (e.g., trust issues, abandonment,) low self-esteem and self-image, relationship issues, and emotional disturbance.


  • Bachelor in Psychology - Chun-Shan Medical University
  • Master in Marriage and Family Therapy - Northwestern University

  • Mandarin (Chinese)
  • Taiwanese

Areas of Focus:
  • Anxiety
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Infidelity
  • Mandarin
  • Peer Relationships
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sex Therapy
  • Taiwanese

Treatment Approaches:
  • Acceptance & Commitment (ACT)
  • Art Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Family / Marital
  • Integrative
  • Internal Family Systems
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Narrative
  • Play Therapy
  • Relational