Maryanne Duan

Life Coaching-Marriage and Family Counseling-Personal Growth

About Maryanne Duan

Maryanne Duan is a Doctoral Candidate and a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist.  Maryanne specializes in individual, couple's, family, and group counseling. She offers services in English and Chinese.

Beside attending to clients in the surrounding areas, Maryanne Duan also provides services via Telephone and Skype to individuals nationally and internationally as a certified life coach.  

As a private practitioner, Maryanne works with a broad spectrum of clients with various ethnic and cultural backgrounds. With over 7000 hours of clinical experience, she has helped extensively individuals who experienced crisis, trauma, difficulty in marital and family relationships, workplace conflicts, transitions in stages of life, management of mood and emotions, coping with daily stress, weight maintenance, and cultural adjustment in the USA.

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Depression and Anxiety
Pre-marital and Marriage Counseling
Relationships and Family
Social Anxiety
Trauma and PTSD
Grief and Loss
Anger and Mood Management
Stress Management
Adult with Childhood Abuse
Personality Disorders
Interracial marriage
Career and Executive Counseling
Child and Adolescent 
Art and Play Therapy

Aside from academic trainings, Maryanne Duan keeps herself updated with professional seminars, conferences, peer researches, and published books and articles.  She traveled to and has been trained in different countries in order to meet the demand of today's diverse clientele who are in need of effective and culturally appropriate coaching and counseling services.

Before opening her private practice as a life coach and therapist, Maryanne Duan acquired supervised training in a mental health outpatient clinic, working with individuals who were struggling with severe mental illnesses such as Major Depression, Schizophrenia, Bipolar, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Personality Disorders, and Substance Dependency.  She subsequently interned in a community counseling center where she provided counseling services to clients who experienced difficulties in marital and family relationships, communication and social interactions, job satisfaction, life after divorce, coping with grief and loss, overcoming depression and anxiety, and daily stress management.  Maryanne Duan's additional experiences include crisis intervention and assessment, and psychological testing as a PsyD Intern.  

Maryanne Duan employs a collaborative, integrated, and interactive approach which target solutions to reach your primary goals through the transformation of your behavioral, thinking, and communition patterns. Through this modality,  clients discover the hidden forces and motives, as well as experiences from their earlier lives that govern their current way of interacting with their environment and other people. More effective patterns of behavior and thinking can then be instilled to effectively address their unique personal life challenges. With compassion and understanding, Maryanne Duan works with you to build on your personal strengths and individual resources to attain the personal goals you are committed to achieve.


Bachelor of Arts in English 
Master of Art in Counseling Psychology
Candidate PsyD in Clinical Psychology

Professional Memberships 

Member of California Association of Marriage Family Therapists
Member of American Psychological Association

Maryanne Duan is fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese.  

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