Have you ever wondered how counseling services might be helpful?
Our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are all influenced by our physical health, social environment, and personal experiences. When we understand what we are going through and build on our strengths, we can find relief from our problems.
However, this can only be done by working with the dynamics in our lives.
Our behavioral health services work by collaborating with other departments, such as medical, social, legal, and community agencies. We provide support and guidance to help clients understand their challenges and develop coping mechanisms. We also work with them to build a strong support system so that they can thrive.
We assess if issues are based on mental well-being, physical well-being, social well-being, or other factors. We then make referrals to professionals accordingly.
We provide individual counseling services on a regular basis. We work with symptoms reduction as well as assist people to build resilience to prevent them from relapse.
Some people benefit from medications to manage their symptoms. Our medical providers can help people in need of medication.
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Meet Our Team
Matthew Andersen, M.D., Psychiatrist
Dr. Matthew Andersen attended medical school at Texas Tech University and continued his post-graduate education at Mount Sinai’s St. Luke-Roosevelt Psychiatry Residency program. Dr. Andersen treats patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorders as well as depression, anxiety, and other general mood disorders.
Eric H. Berko, Ph.D. Licensed Psychologist
Dr. Eric Berko is a licensed psychologist specializing in health psychology, with extensive experience in geriatrics. Dr. Berko is the director of Behavioral Science in Family Medicine at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland as well as ASIA’s International Community Health Center (ICHC). He is also an assistant professor at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.
Marcus Biswa, Bilingual Community Mental Health Outreach Worker
Marcus Biswa has served as a Bilingual Community Mental Health Outreach Worker at ASIA since 2021. Since settling in the United States, Mr. Biswa worked as a veterinary assistant before pursuing a social service career as a liaison for Erie School District. Mr. Biswa speaks Nepali, English, Hindi, Dzongkha, and Bengali.
Mary Dee, Ph.D., Bilingual Community Outreach Worker
Dr. Mary Dee works as a bilingual community outreach worker at ASIA's ICHC/Behavioral Health and as a program specialist in the Sustainability Services Department. She is a Dementia Friends Champion and coordinates the Dementia Friends webinars for the diverse communities ASIA serves. She speaks Mandarin Chinese, Hokkien, and Tagalog.
Xueyi Duan, MSW, Licensed Social Worker
Xueyi Duan graduated with a Master of Social Work degree from the Mandel School of Applied Social Science at Case Western Reserve University. She holds a Trauma-informed Practice Certificate and specializes in child and adolescent mental health. Her current continuing education focus is on substance use. She speaks English and Mandarin Chinese.
Eun Ju Lee, Psy.D.
Dr. Lee is a Psychology Fellow who specializes in providing clinical care for individuals dealing with various mental health conditions. She recently returned to ASIA’s ICHC to continue working as a psychotherapist. She provides emotional support and guidance to individuals specifically, focusing on emotional and adjustment issues due to significant life changes related to daily stress, relationship issues, trauma, loss of loved ones, immigration, and illness. Dr. Lee speaks Korean and English.
Fei Li, LISW-S, Manager of Community Health Engagement and Social Work Training
Fei Li joined ASIA’s ICHC in 2017 to provide counseling and supervision as a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW-S). She brings a supportive, safe, non-judgmental approach to her work with an emphasis on mindfulness, strength based and cognitive behavioral therapy. Her clinical practice focuses on adults facing challenges with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, loss, and life adjustments.
If you have concern about any mental health issue, please seek professional help.
You can also call 216-361-1223 (Cleveland) or 234-312-3607 (Akron) for a counseling appointment with a mental health provider at ASIA’s International Community Health Centers.
If you feel that you are in immediate danger, call 911. You can also call 988 for mental health crisis intervention.