Nancy Li, M.Ed., Pre-Licensed Therapist
Nancy is a highly dedicated and skilled professional counselor, holding a Master’s degree in Counseling and Human Services from Lehigh University. She is currently on the path to licensure as a professional counselor in the state of Pennsylvania, demonstrating her commitment to the field of mental health and the well-being of her clients.
With a profound passion for helping individuals navigate the complexities of their lives, Nancy has amassed a wealth of experience in addressing a diverse range of mental health issues. Her expertise extends to areas such as eating disorders, identity crisis, anxiety, depression, trauma, and self-harm, among others. Nancy’s versatility as a counselor is a testament to her dedication to fostering emotional well-being and resilience in her clients.
One of Nancy’s areas of particular interest is working with couples and families. Her strong foundation in relationship counseling enables her to guide clients through the intricacies of interpersonal dynamics, helping them to nurture healthier connections and mend fractured bonds.
Nancy’s identity as an Asian woman endows her with a distinct advantage in comprehending Asian cultures and forging profound connections with her Asian clients. Her firsthand experience as a first-generation college student and immigrant to the US further enriches her perspective, as she has personally navigated the challenges of cultural shock, the arduous journey toward
obtaining a green card or citizenship, and the intricate balance between assimilation and preserving one’s cultural heritage.
Nancy’s unique blend of personal experiences and cultural insights allows her to provide empathetic and culturally sensitive counseling to her clients, fostering a deep and meaningful therapeutic relationship. Her ability to relate to the complexities of their experiences sets her apart as a counselor who truly understands and supports those she serves.
Nancy employs a holistic and integrated approach to therapy, drawing from a variety of therapeutic modalities tailored to meet the unique needs of each individual. Her toolkit includes the person-centered approach, which offers clients unconditional support and understanding. Additionally, Nancy utilizes emotion-focused therapy to enhance emotional awareness, interpersonal therapy to foster effective communication skills, and rational emotive behavior therapy to identify and address maladaptive emotional and behavioral patterns. Mindfulness practices are also a cornerstone of her methodology, offering clients valuable coping strategies to manage life’s challenges.
Perhaps one of Nancy’s most distinguishing attributes is her unwavering commitment to creating a safe and nonjudgmental space for her clients. Through attentive listening, empathy, compassion, and understanding, she empowers her clients to explore their emotions, confront their challenges, and embark on a journey of self-discovery. This unique therapeutic environment allows individuals to acquire essential coping strategies and, ultimately, rediscover their authentic selves.
Nancy speaks fluently in English, Mandarin, and Japanese.
- Adult Individuals
- Adolescents 14+
- Person-Centered Therapy
- Emotion-focused Therapy
- Interpersonal Therapy
- Solution-Focused Therapy
- Positive Psychology
- M.A. in Counseling & Human Services, Lehigh University
- Relationship issues
- Eating disorders
- Women’s issues
- Immigrant-related issues
- Asian culture-related issues
- Couple / Family counseling
- Identity crisis