Tea & ConversASIAN about Mental Health and Self-Care

Hosted by AAPI Cultural Center and Clinical Counseling Services

May is not only Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month but also Mental Health Awareness Month. While AAPI groups celebrate their identities and contributions to the success and prosperity of our country, we also recognize the challenges they face, including the recent rise in anti-Asian crime. We took this opportunity to discuss mental health, personal growth, and professional development with our AAPI community at ACC. Our Riverbat counselors, Janie Wang, Sharon Goh, and Henry Tsai, led an interactive presentation and conversation with our community about mental health, coping strategies, and resources available for your own self-care. Thank you everyone for participating in this fun and healthful event! 

Event Information

When: Wednesday, May 3, 2023, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Where: Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation Center, ACC-Highland Campus, Building 4000 (Room 4.2205)

Free Admission and Parking

Our Presenters and Facilitator

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Janie Wang

Since joining ACC in 2010, Janie Wang has been providing clinical counseling for mood disorders, crisis management, family violence intervention, motivation, emotions management, trauma, anxiety, and relationship health for students. She is trained in mental health assessment, individual and group counseling, suicide assessment and prevention, drug and alcohol counseling, trauma aftercare, disaster relief counseling, and EMDR. She has also worked with local and national organizations on human trafficking prevention both in Texas and in Bolivia, South America.

Janie offers counseling remotely via video and/or phone. She also offers in-person sessions at the Northridge Campus (NRG).

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Sharon Goh

Sharon Goh has spent the past 15 years at ACC providing academic counseling and support for students as well as teaching in the Student Development, ESOL and Education Instruction departments.

Currently Sharon is an Assistant Dean for Faculty Advising, working with a team of Faculty Advisors who offer faculty advising, learning communities and department-specific programming, all with the goal of helping students understand how their major path translates into their future work and career aspirations.

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Shun-Heng (Henry) Tsai

Shun-Heng (Henry) Tsai, is Career Counselor at Austin Community College. He provides career advising and counseling services to college students who need support and assistance in their career exploration, development, and decision making. He is also an adjunct faculty who teaches freshman developmental and orientation courses that focus on building effective learning skills and readiness for college success. Advocacy of multiculturalism and interaction with individuals from diverse backgrounds are the great interests that he has always emphasized on his professional work and personal learning.

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To support AAPI students in their academic journey at ACC and create opportunities for the community throughout the district to learn about and engage with the AAPI heritage and cultures.