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The Benefits of Bilingual Therapy: Meet Dr. Liyang Rajegowda

Dr. Liyang Rajegowda

Aspiring Families is proud to highlight the exceptional services of Dr. Liyang Rajegowda, a seasoned educational psychologist fluent in both Mandarin and English. Dr. Rajegowda is an integral part of our team and brings a wealth of expertise and a compassionate approach to her role. Additionally, she consistently delivers comprehensive, expert, and inclusive care to individuals of all ages and backgrounds.

More about Dr. Liyang Rajegowda

With a doctoral degree specializing in Educational Psychology and licensed as a School Psychologist, Dr. Rajegowda is equipped to navigate the complexities of educational and psychological well-being across a multitude of ages. She currently works with a diverse range of clientele, including, children, teenagers, college students, and adults. Her ability to be versatile ensures that she tailors her therapeutic approaches to suit the specific challenges encountered at different life stages.

Additionally, Dr. Rajegowda’s bilingual proficiency in English and Mandarin has been a cornerstone of her practice, allowing her to connect with both Mandarin and English speaking families within our community. Similarly, her linguistic flexibility helps Aspiring Families foster an inclusive space where individuals can express themselves in the language they are most comfortable with.

Dr. Rajegowda’s Areas of Expertise

Dr. Rajegowda specializes in psycho-educational and diagnostic assessments. These assessments provide valuable insights into cognitive, academic, behavioral, social and emotional challenges, laying the foundation for personalized and targeted therapeutic interventions.

Additionally, Dr. Rajegowda has expertise in utilizing Cognitive-Behavioral and Behavioral Therapy, and Coaching for ADHD, anxiety, depression, autism and spectrum, social, learning, executive functioning, school, classroom, college, and work challenges.

Finally, Dr. Rajegowda also conducts specialized school and classroom observations, offering a holistic understanding of a client’s functioning in their natural environment, thereby facilitating more targeted and effective interventions.

The Benefits of Using a Bilingual Psychologist

Engaging in therapy with a bilingual psychologist such as Dr. Liyang Rajegowda goes beyond the linguistic advantage; it introduces a host of benefits that contribute to a more enriching and effective therapeutic experience.

1. Enhanced Comfort:

Firstly, bilingual proficiency creates a welcoming environment that enhances comfort for clients. For Dr. Rajegowda, the ability to communicate in both English and Mandarin allows individuals to choose the language in which they feel most at ease, promoting a sense of openness and trust in the therapeutic relationship.

2. Cultural Sensitivity

Secondly, bilingual therapists often possess a heightened cultural sensitivity, and Dr. Rajegowda is no exception. Her understanding of cultural nuances enables her to navigate diverse backgrounds with ease, ensuring that counseling and assessments are tailored to the unique needs of each individual and family.

3. Emotional Expression

Additionally, the bilingual nature of Dr. Rajegowda’s practice facilitates the effortless expression of emotions. For example, clients can articulate their feelings with precision, benefiting from a nuanced communication style that transcends language barriers. This ease of expression contributes to a more accurate understanding of inner experiences and emotions.

4. Inclusivity

Similarly, bilingual therapy promotes inclusivity by eliminating language as a potential barrier to effective communication. Dr. Rajegowda’s proficiency in both English and Mandarin ensures that individuals from various linguistic backgrounds can access high-quality counseling, coaching, and assessments, fostering a more diverse and inclusive therapeutic community.

5. Tailored Cultural Competence

Lastly, Dr. Rajegowda’s bilingualism extends beyond language; it encompasses a nuanced understanding of cultural contexts. This enables her to provide culturally competent care, recognizing and respecting the diverse backgrounds of her clients.

Engaging in therapy with a bilingual psychologist not only opens the door to effective communication, but also creates a space where individuals can truly feel seen, heard, and understood.

Aspiring Families: Prioritizing Well-Being

As we continue to prioritize mental well-being here at Aspiring Families, Dr. Liyang Rajegowda stands as a trusted team member, offering a wealth of experience and an unwavering dedication to fostering growth and resilience.

Finally, our commitment to providing comprehensive, compassionate, and inclusive care is exemplified by our practitioners like Dr. Rajegowda, who contribute to the positive and transformative experiences of our clients.

If you are interested in an assessment, counseling or coaching with Dr. Rajegowda please book a 15 minute phone consultation with Dr. Maker here:

Contact us at 858-531-1122

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