Renée Chen

Renée Chen Renée Xiaoyü Chen is a writer and Marriage and Family Therapist-in-Training currently completing her studies at California Institute of Integral Studies. She is seeing clients through the Marina Counseling Center in San Francisco. Her experience growing up bi-culturally and living in two drastically different cultures helped her to develop a sensitivity towards and passion for working with those who experience themselves at the margins of society. Her website is

A Universe Opens: Reflections On My First Session as a Therapist

By Renée Chen