Ellen J. Lin, PH.D

Sex/Gender: Female
Pronouns: She / Her
Ethnicity: Taiwanese

I recognize that it takes a tremendous amount of courage to be vulnerable in therapy, and I feel such privilege to be able to receive so many heart-wrenching stories over the years and being able to facilitate and witness healing and transformations.  You can expect to be received with much warmth and compassion as I invite you to disclose what you’re comfortable with, and I will walk with you to facilitate and guide you toward your desired goals.  Using coaching skills, I am collaboratively goal-oriented, and I will suggest homework and work with you to take sometimes difficult steps.

Clients often comment on my calming presence, my intuitive sense and the ability to call out patterns and dive into the depth of issues, that they do learn many different skills, and are able to make connections between their experiences and struggles, and see overall improvement–decreased reactivity, more relaxed, more confident, improved self-compassion, able to experience more joy, etc.  These will only happen if you, as the client, are actively engaged and follow through on what we discuss in the sessions, to practice the skills learned, to prioritize and commit to yourself.

License Number: Psy19278
License State: California
Practice Information
Types of Insurance Accepted: Out of Network
San Jose, California, United States
Therapy Offered
Types of Therapy
Feminist, Trauma-Focused, Somatic Experiencing, Interpersonal, Integrative, Emotionally-Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Coaching, Attachment-based/Relational Therapy, Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP)
Burnout, Family Conflict, Life Coaching, Life Transitions, Personal Growth, Relational Concerns, Relationship Issues, Self Esteem, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma and PTSD, Women's Issues, Anxiety, Traumatic Grief, Emotion Regulation
Last modified: May 22, 2023

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