Mingxin(Ming) is a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor (LGPC) working under the supervision of Jennifer Valenta, LCSW-C. Ming received her Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Johns Hopkins University. She is from China and is bilingual in English and Mandarin.
Ming is passionate about providing a safe, supportive, and non-judgmental environment where you can express yourself openly and freely. She believes that each individual's therapeutic journey is unique, and each individual is the expert on their own experiences. Therefore, Ming works collaboratively with clients and customizes her approach to meet your unique needs and preferences.
Ming is an integrative counselor. She incorporates Person-centered, Cognitive Behavioral, Gestalt, Existential, Mindfulness, and Feminist therapy into her practice. Her goal is to help you better connect with your thoughts, feelings, and the world around you, thereby empowering you to reach your full potential and choose to live a fulfilling and meaningful life.
Ming works with teenagers and adults. Her primary areas of practice include depression, anxiety, self-esteem, life transitions, grief, interpersonal relationship issues, LGBTQ+, women's issues, and trauma.