Chao Zhao

Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT

She/Her/Hers (I also speak Mandarin-Chinese.)

Verified by Psychology Today
2 Endorsed
(626) 605-3615 Website

Chao Zhao

Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT

She/Her/Hers (I also speak Mandarin-Chinese.)

Verified by Psychology Today
2 Endorsed

Location

Yellow Chair Collective
440 E Huntington Dr
Arcadia, CA 91006
(626) 605-3615
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
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Additional Location

303 North Glenoaks Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91502
(626) 605-3615
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About

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Do you feel lost in your relationship and longing for intimate connection? Take a pause and talk to a relationship, sex, & art therapist who can help you to regain your inner strengths to overcome relationship struggles, improve social/parenting skills, and have a better intimate relationship.
With my art therapy specialty, attentive listening, and culturally sensitive approach, you can find ease in our therapy sessions. Regardless of your age, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and background, I am here to support you to reach your goals. If you don't enjoy traditional talking sessions, we can start our conversation with art-making.
Simply call or email me and I will get back to you as soon as possible.
生活中感到处处不被理解,工作/学校关系受阻,亲密关系不稳定,遇到沟通障碍?不论您的年龄,文化程度,生长环境,我在这里为您解忧。欢迎您联系我,让我和您以及您所关爱的人一起,实现个人和亲密关系的突破。我可以讲中文和英文。
我有亲密关系,婚姻家庭,和艺术心理咨询的专业背景。不管您是个人咨询,家庭/亲子,小组咨询,我们可以为您提供最专业和适合您的咨询方式。艺术是打开潜意识的钥匙,通过艺术我们可以绕过语言无法表达的障碍,让您的内心感受可以安全的表达出来,从而得到释放,更新,和治愈。
欢迎讲中文的您通过电话或邮件联系我,我会在第一时间给您回复。您可以自己推荐或者推荐您的亲人,朋友来进行咨询。
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Chao Zhao
“Hi, I'm a Sex & Art Therapist at Yellow Chair Collective. I am here to listen, witness, and support you in your intimate relationship. ”

Finances

Pay By: Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Cigna and Evernorth
I will more than happy to provide you with a superbill for your reimbursement. Please contact your insurance and find out more.
Email me or call (626) 605-3615 with questions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 3 Years
  • Prelicense: California / 126562
  • School: Loyola Marymount University
  • Year Graduated: 2021
  • Supervisor: Yasuno Yoshizawa
  • Supervisor License: California / 112040
I also have specialized training in Art Therapy. Art is a universal language and opens up to deeper expression and understanding.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Southern California Art Therapy Association / Exploring Self-Injury:An Art-Based Approach
  • Certificate Date: 2020
  • Certificate: Medical University of South Carolina / TF-CBT Online Training
  • Certificate Date: 2020

Endorsements

Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT
"Chao is a kind and insightful therapist that makes opening up feel safe. She’s a pleasure to know."

Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MS, AMFT, APCC
"Chao Zhao is very friendly and a pleasure to be around. She easily puts a smile on everyone's face."

Chao Zhao's Groups

Asian American Experience Support Group

A community healing space for Asian Americans to share their experiences, reflect and restore power. Gain support from like-minded Asian Americans, learn how to identify and overcome trauma responses, cultivate voice through sharing, learn assertive communication skills, and apply lessons learned into daily life.

More about this group

Asian Female & Femme Body Journey Group

Feeling good in your body and freeing yourself from body shame is attainable for you! Group members will examine ways that they inherited body image stories and messages from family, unpack them, and rewrite those narratives.

More about this group

Location

Yellow Chair Collective
440 E Huntington Dr
Arcadia, CA 91006
(626) 605-3615
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

303 North Glenoaks Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91502
(626) 605-3615
Specialties
  • Relationship Issues
  • Sex Therapy
  • Anxiety
Issues
  • Asian-American Family
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Life Transitions
  • Multi-cultural Family
  • Parenting
  • Self Esteem
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
Sexuality
  • LGBTQ+

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Asian and Other Racial or Ethnic Background
I also speak: Mandarin
Age
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Children (6 to 10)
Communities
  • Aviation Professionals
  • Body Positivity
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
  • Single Mother
  • Vegan Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Art Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Collaborative
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Narrative
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group

Links

My Website

Nearby Areas

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Last Modified: 15 Aug 2022
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Chao Zhao

Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT