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Janice's Interview with Spectrum News 1

In conjunction with AAPI heritage month and mental health awareness month, Janice had the opportunity to share her story with mental health therapy, her transition into the helping profession, and first-hand experience working with Asian communities. View it here.

Cuaresma Counseling sees the strength in you reaching out for help and also supporting others to get help for their mental wellbeing.

Wondering how you can guide someone important to you to get help for their mental health?

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) has put together helpful tips on how to have a conversation with a loved one about their mental health.

Want to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis?

The National Council for Mental Wellbeing offers training to adults and youth to help identify, understand, and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses. Visit to find a course near you.

As someone who completed the course, Janice knows that the content applies to anyone regardless of background and profession.

Yes, there is a connection between your social, cultural, and familial context and your mental health concern. Cuaresma Counseling recognizes it.


Through a trauma-informed lens, Janice provides care to clients who have experienced trauma using EMDR. This includes highlighting choices, emphasizing strengths, and fostering safety.                                                                                                                                                    


Janice provides proven techniques to free yourself from overwhelming anxious thoughts and lower your stress. Examples include evaluating your ability to control the different elements stressors, knowing the difference between a typical and excessive worry, and enhancing your overall wellbeing.    


As an Asian-American therapist, Janice provides support to Asian communities across North Carolina through talk therapy or EMDR. She has worked with Chinese, Indian, Vietnamese, and Filipino adults who are first- and second-generation Americans.


She collaborates with Millennials (adults in their late 20s to early 40s), providing them with options to feel unstuck during varying life transitions in adulthood.                                                                                                                        




Janice offers a comforting space for bereaved individuals and adults who have experienced loss (death or non-death related) to process the change at their own pace.                                                                               



Based in Raleigh, Cuaresma Counseling helps adults and couples throughout North Carolina via telehealth and in-person.

Just like dating, finding the right mental health counselor is important.

Let’s find out if we’re a good match.