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Bich Nguyen-Hamilton
Bich Nguyen-Hamilton
Assistant Director of Master's Level Training

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Bich (“BICK”) is an experienced and compassionate psychotherapist who cultivates safe spaces and life-giving connections to promote clients’ experiences of intrinsic worth, belonging, and acceptance. Her therapeutic approach is trauma-informed and utilizes cognitive and behavioral therapeutic tools, expressive art interventions, and mindfulness. Bich collaborates with clients to develop innovative tools and resources customized for each individual and their needs. She works to empower clients by helping them discover their internal resilience, and creative power. Bich also helps clients build a community of supportive people and resources. When clients are equipped with internal and external resources, they are able to effectively manage stressors, overcome anxiety and depression, and recover from trauma and loss. Clients become free to learn and grow, and become their best selves. Bich enjoys working with both individuals and couples. She is dedicated to creating accessibility to services and resources for students who are obstructed from getting support due to discrimination, stigma, and injustice.

Bich’s educational background includes a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of California, Santa Cruz and a Master’s degree in marriage, family, and child counseling from Santa Clara University. She has been a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) since 2000. Bich has over 7 years’ experience as a clinical supervisor for therapists in training. She is passionate about the development of ethical and effective mental health professionals who can provide the highest quality of services for clients.

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