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Friday, May 8, 2009

Alice Yen -- Now Has Client Openings!

Alice Yen of Thrive Boston Christian Counseling / Christian Therapy not has a limited number of open appointment times!

Call 617-395-5806 to schedule a session with Christain Therapist Alice Yen. These openings will not last.

Alice's Bio:

Alice H. Yen, M.A., M.S., is a Masters-level therapist with extensive experience working with diverse populations. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from Rutgers University and holds advanced degrees in the fields of communication and counseling. 

Alice graduated magna cum laude with a Master of Arts degree in Mental Health Counseling from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and is a member of Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in Psychology. She achieved a passing score on the National Clinical Mental Health Counseling Exam (NCMHCE) and is qualified to receive her license with the State of Massachusetts after completing her post-Masters clinical hours. 

Alice has been working in the mental health field since 2003. She has worked for Daybreak Pregnancy Resource Center in Boston, MA, working with women and adolescent girls dealing with issues such as pregnancy, abortion, and body-image. Alice has also worked for Health & Education Services in Beverly, MA. During her time as a Crisis Clinician, Alice administered emergency psychiatric assessments, screenings, and treatment plans for acute and crisis clients and provided psychiatric referrals.  Concurrently, she provided case management and made home visits to several clients dealing with low self-esteem, substance abuse, depression, and eating disorders. 

Most recently, Alice worked for three years at Head Start with Tri-City Community Action Program in Malden, MA. During that time as the Assistant Director of Social Services and Mental Health, Alice supervised a staff of six Family Service Workers for the program’s 200+ families and led many mental health workshops and trainings. Alice worked closely with families with issues such as behavioral disorders, family issues, and children with ADHD and autism. 

Alice takes a cognitive-behavioral approach to psychotherapy. An underlying philosophy of this approach is that clients can feel better about themselves by challenging their own assumptions and beliefs. Alice is also “growth-focused,” meaning that sessions focus on improvement and client strengths. Alice is committed to walking alongside her clients and helping them experience emotionally, mentally, and spiritually healthier lives.

Alice is married and lives with her husband in Allston, MA. She enjoys church ministry, volleyball, food, and spending time with family and friends.

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