About Me



Monika W. Yen, LCSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, specializing in individual and family therapy. She has experience working with families, adults, and children of all ages, from toddlers to adolescence.

Monika has over 13 years of experience serving Children and Families in Orange County, California.  She has worked with a variety of diverse populations.   Previous work experience includes:
  • Social Services Agency of Orange County Child Abuse Investigations Program
  • Social Services Agency of Orange County  Juvenile Dependency Court Program
  • Health Care Agency of Orange County, Children's Services, Mental Health Program


In addition, Monika has assessed and treated the following:

 

  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder/ ADHD
  • Anxiety and Stress Management
  • Academic Problems 
  • Adolescent Issues
  • Family Relationship Issues
  • Time Management Issues
  • Child Abuse and Neglect  (including specifically Childhood Emotional Neglect (CEN))
  • Self Esteem Issues
  • Trauma and Crisis Issues 
  • Childhood Developmental Issues
  • Childhood Mental Health Disorders 
  • Behavior Modification Programs 
  • Suicide
  • Self Harming Behaviors
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder and Related issues
  • Communication Problems
  • Setting and Maintaining Boundaries
  • Mindfulness in Mental Health-Learning to Manage your Symptoms through Self Awareness


Professional Affiliations include:

Board of Behavioral Sciences License number LCS28779
Member of National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Member of California Marriage and Family Therapist Association (CAMFT)
Member of Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder/ ADHD (CHADD)

 

Education:

2001 M.S.W. Degree, Master of Social Work,  California State University Long Beach
Internships:
Social Services Agency of Orange County, Children and Family Services, Domestic Abuse Services Unit, 2001
Health Care Agency of Orange County, Behavioral Health, Children and Youth Services Outpatient Clinic, 2000

1995 B.S. Degree, Bachelor of Science, Sociology/Anthropology, Brigham Young University
Study Abroad: Department of Anthropology, Womens Studies, Goa, India 1994



 

 


 

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