Lien Nguyen, M.S., Licensed Professional Counselor Associate; supervised by Dr. Yvonne Castillo, PhD, LPC-Approved Supervisor
Lien earned her Master of Science in Counseling in 2020 and Master of Science in Educational Administration in 2015 at Texas A&M University—Corpus Christi. She earned her Bachelor of Art in English Linguistic and Literature at Vietnam National University in Vietnam, where she was born. She is currently a doctoral student at Texas A&M University—Corpus Christi. She is also a member of Texas Counseling Association, as well as the American Counseling Association. Lien believes continual professional development is important to providing the best quality care to her clients.
Lien loves working with people from diverse backgrounds. Lien has had an opportunity to work in a variety of settings with children and adolescents for five years. During her clinical training, she had the honor to work with persons who identified themselves as members of various groups and backgrounds such as the chemical dependent community, ethnic minorities, LGBTQ+, and other vulnerable populations. She also had a wonderful experience working with individuals of all age groups who sought professional counseling help with, but not limited to, depression, anxiety, anger issues, grief and loss, chemical dependency, behavioral issues, different types of traumas, parenting, stress management, and life stage adjustment. In addition to individual counseling, Lien also facilitated counseling sessions for groups, couples, and family. She is also able to provide counseling in Vietnamese, her native language.
Lien has additional trainings in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Motivational Interview, Solution-Focused Therapy, Crisis Management, Trauma, Anxiety and Depression, Alcohol Dependency, and Play Therapy. She uses a combination of Person-Centered Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Solution-Focused Therapy. Lien believes human beings are good in nature, and a non-judgmental counseling environment is very important for treatment outcomes.