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Bernard Chen, LMFT

“LMFT, Friend, Advocate”

Bernard Chen is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. He graduated from UC San Diego with a BA in Psychology, and University of San Diego with a MA in Marital & Family Therapy. Bernard has experience working in multiple levels of care including primary care, outpatient, inpatient, and residential rehab.

Bernard’s clinical specialties include relationships, dating, codependency, personality, attachment styles, family of origin issues, and internet addiction. He is also certified in the Prepare Enrich program for premarital and engaged couples. Bernard’s clinical focus is on how difficult issues like mental illness, addiction, and relationship conflict are influenced by your family of origin and early attachment experiences with your parents. His therapy approach is discussion and insight based, with the goal of improving your understanding of yourself in both the past and present.

Outside of therapy, Bernard enjoys photographing food and nature, listening to podcasts, watching anime, and playing video games with friends.

Languages: English, Mandarin