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).
- Touch an elephant
- Write a book
- Learn another language
- Visit Ireland
- 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.’
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.
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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