Arnold Ming, MA, APCC (Associate Professional Clinical Counselor #8625) received his Master’s Degree in Clinical Counseling from Alliant International University. He is enthusiastic about ensuring that every client he works with has a secure and comforting environment. This setting creates an atmosphere where he and clients can safely explore what changes will be made during the therapeutic journey as they continue together onward and forward.
Arnold has spent the majority of his education studying locally and attained a Bachelor’s of Science in Clinical Psychology from the University of California, San Diego. During his Master’s program, Arnold commuted to the Jewish Family and Children’s Services of Long Beach/West Orange County. Here, he worked with a diverse range of clients including individuals, couples and families of varying backgrounds between the ages of 5 and 70 using his integrated hybrid style of Cognitive-Behavior Therapy and Motivational Interviewing. Subject matters varied across issues of sexuality, post-divorce, relationship reconstruction, codependency, life transitions, spirituality and the different paths it takes to accompany clients on their journeys. Arnold is a member of the PEP DBT consultation team and attends weekly DBT consultation meetings.
Arnold is also a first-generation Chinese-Mexican American allowing his therapeutic style to have both western and eastern influences. He is under the clinical supervision of Sue Boyd, LCSW, BCD.