Hi, I'm Yumin

an Integrated Psychotherapist

Be the architect of your own life.

- Yumin

My Story

Prior to being a psychotherapist, I completed a master’s degree in accounting. I worked as an auditor and accountant for large corporations in New York City. Life was stable and comfortable. But, I was bored, lacked motivation, and direction. I felt something was wrong, but I couldn’t pinpoint exactly what it was. And that’s how I met Eva, my first psychotherapist. With her help, I gradually learned to distinguish and separate the noise around me and face the fear of change. I created a connection with my inner wisdom that was suppressed for a very long time.

This experience led to a complete career change in my 30’s and I decided to give up accounting to become a psychotherapist. It was one of the most significant decisions in my life. When I started this journey I was engulfed by fear. I worried about the risks of starting over, the cost of time, the investment of money and so on. The voice of self-doubt lingered: Is this the right decision? Can I do this?

This process wasn’t easy because change required more confidence, action, and patience.I am glad I chose to face this challenge, listen to my heart, and get to know myself. I am full of gratitude and enthusiasm for my life today, because I love my work and life.

So when you are confused about life, wounded by fear, restraint by self-doubt, or when you want to change but don’t know where to start, our conversations can give you courage, confidence and support.


Licensed Psychotherapist (LICSW)

Master of Clinical Social Work
– Fordham University

Internal Family System Training
– The Center for Self Leadership

EMDR Training
– EMDR International Association

Certified Child and Adolescent Trauma Therapist
– The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Certified Yoga & Meditation Teacher
– The Kundalini Research Institute

Certified Evolutionary Astrologer
– Renowned Astrologer Steve Forrest’s Apprenticeship Program

Yumin was also trained in a variety of models including Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Sensory Experiencing, Child-Parent Psychotherapy,Gender Affirmation, and Crisis Intervention, etc.

Therapeutic Philosophy and Approach

My therapeutic philosophy is to help clients achieve self-awareness where I introduce tools that help clients independently manage their emotions, change destructive behavior and raise awareness.

I believe that I accompany my clients for a short run on the long road of life. Everyone has the potential to become their own psychotherapist to achieve fulfillment. 

My approach is Integrated Psychotherapy, which has two aspects. First, I will not only focus on the client’s symptoms. I treat my clients holistically by paying close attention to their physical, mental, and spiritual health. I believe this is the best way to secure the continued wellbeing of my clients. Second, I engage my clients in talk and non-talk therapy, which is guided by Psychodynamic Psychology and Internal Family System (IFS). I integrate neuroscience-based therapies such as EMDR, meditation/MBSR, sensory experience, and Evolutionary Astrology, etc., to help clients achieve physical, mental and spiritual health.

Our Work together will include, but not limited the following

  • Thought patterns recognition
  • Emotion Management
  • Anxiety and stress management
  • Healing from Trauma
  • Positive Neuroplasticity
  • Somatic Experiencing
  • Relaxation Exercise
  • Meditation
  • Evolutionary Astrology Chart interpretation


保持联系/Keep in Touch

您将获得最新心理学科普知识,线下活动安排及玉敏的心得分享等信息。You will receive the latest psychology knowledge, off-site activities and Yumin’s experience sharing.

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