LA-based Korean American therapist Sharon Kwon felt led to write a piece that explained the external and internal forces that contribute to Asians in America so often being overlooked or “othered.” The Huffington Post published it on 2/18/21 and it immediately went viral. She and Ken go over her thesis and then take the conversation… Read more »
Sharon Kwon is a psychotherapist for Asian American, BIPOC, bicultural, and immigrant individuals and families struggling with racial trauma and identity at Yellow Chair Collective. She is also a psychiatric social worker at a Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health contracted non-profit agency serving foster families and youth. You can find her on instagram at @talkwithsharon.
What is Yellow Chair Collective?
We’re a passionate psychotherapist group based in California. But Yellow Chair Collective has a deeper meaning too…
Take a look at our logo on the right. How many different elements do you see? We designed our logo to represent exactly how we work to help you on your journey of discovery.
The Yellow Chair
Yellow is the color of hope, enlightenment and creativity. The seat symbolizes a safe place to rest. A comfortable couch you can sit on to escape the pains of the world. Somewhere that supports you when you need it most.
A chair is a resting place for your body and your mind. As a social symbol, it invites you to talk about your feelings. So you can begin to build better relationships with yourself and with others.
We are your yellow chair. Your comfortable place to go to get hope and feel joy and acceptance.