Phuong is a Counsellor trained in the Person-Centered approach founded by Carl Rogers. He completed his Master in Counseling at the University of Nottingham.
In his practicum, he worked as a sixth-form counselor helping young adolescents to cope with anxiety and various stressor around academic performance, family, and social pressures. Phuong also worked with The Human Flourishing Project, a non-profit community service founded by staff members of the University of Nottingham that provides free counseling to the people of Nottingham where he worked with clients of a wide range of ages and problems (bipolar, depression, anxiety, PTSD, bereavement).
Since coming back to Vietnam, Phuong completed the Master of Public Policy program at Fulbright University Vietnam; his thesis was on evaluating the need for professional regulation of mental health counselors and psychologists in Vietnam. He is currently studying a Master in Clinical Nutrition part-time.
In his work, Phuong focuses on facilitating self-awareness and getting clients to get in touch with their own processes. He strongly believes in the client’s ability to make sense of their own story and choose what’s best for them when met with empathy and unconditional positive regard. Phuong is committed to continuous professional development in order to provide his clients with the tools they need for their journey.