Jennifer Liu, M.A., LMHCA
Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate
(425) 449-8851 ext 117
Jennifer has joined the team at Tender Rock Counseling as an Licensed Mental Health Therapist Associate (#MC60698581). She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Washington and a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Northwest University.
Jennifer was born and raised in the Bellevue area. She played tennis and was on the drill team in high school. She began volunteering in the community when she was 14 and has always had a heart for helping others. She still plays tennis and volunteers every week. She also loves to hike, bike, paddle board, and travel. She has a been a Big Sister in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program for nine years.
She completed her internship at Youth Eastside Services, working with kids, teens, and their families. She has worked in the Bellevue School District, providing mental health counseling directly at schools. Jennifer has experience co-facilitating anxiety and substance prevention and education groups. She has a passion for working with the issues that kids, teens, and their families face, viewing this time period to be critical developmentally. She has worked with clients who have struggled with anxiety, depression, parent divorce and separation, school refusal, past trauma and abuse, grief and loss, self-harming behaviors, bullying, identity loss and development, gender and sexuality issues, navigating transitions, academic challenges, ADHD, and social anxiety.
Her approach is to provide a safe and supportive space for her clients, empowering them to maximize their strengths and create lasting change. She seeks to come alongside her clients, working to meet their individual needs in a caring and empathic manner. She also thinks it’s important to work with parents and family members, exploring a systems and holistic approach.
Professional Interests and Specialties
- Anxiety Issues
- Depression Issues
- Transition Issues
- Women’s Issues
- Group Therapy
- M.A. in Counseling Psychology, Northwest University, 2014-2016
- B.A. in Psychology, University of Washington, 2005-2009 graduated Magna Cum Laude
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