Yifan Xue is a clinical social worker interning at the HOPE Center. She graduated from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor with a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology. She is now working towards her Master’s Degree in Social Work at Columbia University. Yifan certified as a Hotline Counselor with crisis intervention training for risk reduction strategies in demanding counseling situations. Yifan’s professional interests include mood and anxiety disorders, cross-cultural counseling, and issues relevant to gender and sexuality. Yifan strives to create a safe and collaborative environment for clients.