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Cecilia Ding

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

License #: AMFT136122

I have always had a passion for empowering others. I set up a nonprofit to prevent domestic violence in high school.  After graduating from Harvard, I worked in finance and investment industry.  While I found financial success, I was not emotionally fulfilled. I decided to return to my roots of helping others.  I started out as a life coach, helping professionals and families in transition navigate life’s challenges and planning.  After pursuing a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology, I have been providing services to clients to help their anxiety, depression, traumatic memories.   

I grew up in China and moved to America when I was 13.   I studied in several countries and live in a bicultural family. I deeply respects everyone’s freedom to be the best version of themselves and believes family units, love, and aspirations come in many equally valuable forms.  I have received training in EMDR and Brainspotting.  I see clients of many ages, with a particular strength for helping couples and individuals managing transitions such as the birth of a new child, affairs, midlife anxiety, and career changes.  


I believe that clients ultimately have all the answers within themselves. I am here to help you  uncover the power already within. I look forward to meeting all that life will put in your path. 

My Specialties

Areas of focus include

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Trauma

  • Life Transitions and Challenges

  • Building Coping Strategies

  • Individual and Couples Therapy

Therapies Offered Include

  • EMDR

  • Brainspotting

  • CBT

  • Solution Focused

  • Sessions offered in English or Chinese

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