After graduating from Beijing University of Technology in Marketing and Management, she established a successful career in financial planning. Time after time, Chao witnessed her clients' emotional struggles that were preventing them from reaching their financial goals and found that reaching those goals did not bring them the happiness they had longed for. Therefore, she made a courageous decision to journey from the other side of the globe to California to look for meaningful ways to support her clients and others.
Chao found herself drawn to art therapy and psychology. She received her Master of Arts degree in Marital and Family Therapy with specialized training in Art Therapy from Loyola Marymount University. Chao has worked with children, youths, adults, and families to utilize art therapy in traditional talk therapy sessions to find their personal strengths, overcome difficulties in life, and develop better professional and personal relationships.In this journey, she has witnessed countless magical and powerful healing moments in sessions with her clients, and through this process, she has experienced tremendous personal growth and fulfillment. She cannot use words to describe the power of healing but she can share it with you!