Welcome to “On the Couch” … a series of Q&A sessions dedicated to getting to know the amazing staff at Well Clinic

This week, we’re sitting down with Remi Bean – an Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC) at Well Clinic in San Francisco.

What is your favorite part about your work?

I love witnessing my clients grow in self-awareness and discover strengths they didn’t know they had. It is amazing to watch the positive ripple-effects that happen when we embrace our potential.

What is your favorite thing about San Francisco?

Hiking to the tops of hills and seeing the stunning views. And I love the drag shows :).

What is your favorite place you’ve ever been?


Name five things that are on your bucket list (things to do before you die).

  1. Touch an elephant
  2. Write a book
  3. Learn another language
  4. Visit Ireland
  5. Hang glide!

Where did you grow up?

The East Coast

What is your favorite quote?

‘You are not a drop in the ocean – you are the entire ocean in a drop.’

– Rumi

What was your career before becoming a mental health practitioner?


Do you have any talents that few people know about? If so, what are they?


What is your favorite movie?

Star Wars – The Empire Strikes Back

Do you have any pets? Please introduce them to us.

I have a beautiful grey cat who is also named Remi. She is very feisty!

When are you at your most creative?

I am very much a morning person!

Tell us about someone who inspires you … past or present.

Mr. Rogers

Name one guilty pleasure – past or present.

Karaoke! I am a karaoke DJ too 🙂

Describe one of your first few jobs.

I was a Starbucks Barista

What’s one fun thing you wish you could do more of?

Ride my bike around the city!

What made you want to become a mental health practitioner?

I find people and their relationships complex and fascinating, and I enjoy helping people understand themselves and one another better.

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  • I absolutely love Well Clinic! From the beginning, my husband and I felt like we were in a comfortable and safe space.

    Our couple’s therapy bridged gaps in our relationship and helped us understand each other that much more.

    Ivette B

  • Well Clinic is an oasis, especially for busy professionals like me.

    It’s a relaxing and safe space, nothing like the stuffy or drab offices you’d expect when going to a therapist.

    Brianna S

  • Well Clinic’s inviting and professional design makes me feel comfortable and at ease, which probably benefits the work I am doing.

    In fact, it doesn’t really feel like a therapy clinic at all, which I find awesome.

    Jim M


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