Therapist Education

Master’s Degree: University of Minnesota, Twin-Cities, MN
Bachelor’s Degree: University of Minnesota, Twin-Cities, MN
Licensure: Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Hoa is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) and a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC). Hoa has a history of working in harm-reduction services as a co-occurring disorders counselor. Hoa is involved in an ongoing research study at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, as a primary therapist. Hoa has extensive experience treating patients with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and is trained in Prolonged Exposure and EMDR.

Hoa utilizes cognitive-behavioral therapy specific to the client’s individual presentation in order to address their problems. Hoa supports clients using a person-centered approach. Hoa uses a variety of strategies to achieve insight in sessions, including skills building, cognitive restructuring, and role-play.

Hoa enjoys running outdoors, trying new and exciting foods, and spending time with family and friends.

Special Clinical Interests
  • Co-occuring Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Trauma & PTSD
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Additional Info
  • Adults: Yes
  • Adolescents: Yes
  • Children: No