Gary Quan

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  • CAMFT's 2023 annual conference
    In-person May 5 - 6, 2023 - Hyatt Regency, Santa Clara, CA


Gary Quan, LMFT

Gary Quan is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 15 years of experience supporting various couples, families, and groups across the cultural and socioeconomic spectrum in private practice, community mental health agencies, acute psychiatric hospitals, and varied correctional settings. In addition, Gary serves as Adjunct Faculty at the Master’s level for the University of San Francisco, Holy Names University, Golden Gate University, William Jessup University, Western Seminary, and Samuel Merritt University, as well as post-secondary at San Jose City College and William Jessup University.


Shedding More Light on American Asian and Pacific Islander Mental Health: Clinical Considerations and Concerns
Friday | May 5, 2023
(1.5 CEs)

Workshop Description:

In this presentation, you’ll gain understanding, awareness, and compassion for an under-represented group of people with a variety of inter and intra-community issues. Gary will also share the types of clinical presentations and helpful interventions that can best support American Asian Pacific Islander clients.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Gain an understanding of the key tenets of troubling trends that work against AAPI people, maintaining wellness and gaining resilience, and coping.
  2. Learn about the irrational thoughts and beliefs present in the AAPI community that inhibit theirability to participate in mental health services and/or prevent them from gaining the necessary insights and psychoeducation to increase wellness
  3. Give practitioners the confidence to support AAPI patients across individuals, couples, family, and community levels.

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