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ALBERT NGUYEN, Experienced Psychotherapist and Social Worker




Major: Stanford Healthcare Professional

College/Employer: Not available.

Year of Graduation: Not available.

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I am a psychotherapist because I have come to learn that a tremendous amount of people feel alone, left out, unheard, irrelevant, tired, worthless, unconnected, unwelcomed, sad, anxious and fearful and they need someone to validate, acknowledge, and remind them that they have value beyond their current situation.

Life is hardly ever a straight path! I went from studying kinesiology to computer science, and in 2003, due to some life-changing revelations, I broke away from what I was told to believe about myself and decided on a career path in mental health. This independent choice was driven by a compelling feeling that this was my calling.

Once I began this journey, the rest was history.

Life is about “growth and giving.”

Throughout my training as a clinician, I sought to work with the most difficult, complex and challenging individuals and cases. I wanted to help those with the most needs and risks. Thanks to this mindset, my career included working with juvenile probation, the foster care system, school system, older individuals with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, the homeless population, veterans, and children with unique medical conditions. Each position tested me to my very core, both personally and professionally, and enabled me to truly harness my clinical knowledge and skill set.

Now, with more than 10 years of working in the trenches of the mental health field, I have the propensity to empathize deeply and provide unparalleled support because I see your situation from a unique perspective.

In addition to my clinical background, I am a certified black belt and martial art’s instructor with over 20 years of experience. I have competed nationally, taught, and coached at the Olympic level. Thanks to this experience, I have a strong foundation in teachings of meditation and mind/body training, nurturing various principles of perseverance, integrity, respect, and courtesy. I am an expert in teaching and coaching techniques of behavioral modification and peak performance training that benefit my clients across the board.



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