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Lunar New Year + Member Celebration


Event Details

Date: Friday, February 23, 2024

Time: 6:00PM - 9:30PM PT

Venue: Neuehouse Hollywood

Admission: Members: $40 (BOGO)  I  Non-Members: $40

For members using BOGO, they must be signed in to their Ascend account while registering. There will be an option to “Save and add another attendee.” Members can then register their non-member guest and use code “24LALUNARGUEST” at checkout to receive a discount for the guest.


Join Ascend x Neuehouse in celebrating Lunar New Year and welcoming both new and current members as we explore the intersection of cultural traditions and mental wellness, fostering stronger boundaries for a healthier community and self. Topics include goal setting and enforcing new year boundaries.

Event Highlights: Explore intersection of cultural traditions and mental wellness while learning about boundaries for a healthier community and self. Lead by Anise Health Group + Yellow Chair Collective.

Anise Health

Anise Health is a culturally-responsive digital mental health platform built by and for the Asian community. Anise delivers a holistic suite of evidence-based services to individuals by integrating online therapy, coaching and self-guided resources in each care plan. Our ML-driven tech platform personalizes each individual's journey, and our care model incorporates a deep understanding of culture and intersectionality into provider training and clinical interventions. We also offer tailored group services (i.e. support circles, psychoeducation workshops) to universities, community organizations, and corporate enterprises to break down access barriers.


Jennifer Ho

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Jennifer Oh is a licensed clinical social worker who’s passionate about helping people become healthier and more empowered. She is committed to empowering individuals with the tools they need to stop feeling overwhelmed and start living a full life. She is trained in dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) and eye-movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy (EMDR). Her specialties include processing stress, self-esteem, peer relationships, trauma and PTSD.

Kwan Lieu

Behavioral Health Coach

Kwan Lieu is a behavioral health coach at Anise Health whose approach is rooted in the value of self-agency and the practice of skill building. She is certified through The Functional Medicine Coaching Academy and is well versed in integrative medicine with focus areas in gut health, brain health, and hormone balance. She also holds an additional certification in Integrative Somatic Trauma Therapy (ISTT) practices, exploring the connection between thoughts, emotions, and lived experiences for mind-body alignment and emotional regulation.

Yellow Chair Collective

Yellow Chair Collective is made up of mental health professionals who specialize in Asian and Asian American experiences. YCC is an intentionally inclusive space dedicated to bridging cultural identity. We are equipped to find balance for those that want to process the immigrant experience, family dynamic, or would like to identify how to bridge the gap of generational culture.


Helen Garcia

Mental Health Therapist

Helen Garcia is a mental health therapist and host of the Yellow Chair Collective: An Asian American Mental Health Podcast, based in Los Angeles, California. She is the oldest daughter of a Filipino-American immigrant family. Her mental health treatment specialty is working with creative professionals around the areas of trauma recovery, healing family wounds, and reframing anxious thoughts. In her spare times, she writes and records mindset and minimalism content on her blog,

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Mina Yoon

Mental Health Therapist

Mina is a Korean American with a Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. She's all about walking alongside her clients on their personal journeys. Mina is passionate about helping people discover their values and strengths to create a more fulfilling life, even when faced with life's challenges. Her specialties include depression, anxiety, ADHD, and the common habit of people-pleasing. Mina's therapeutic approach is rooted in Solutions-Focused and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, making her a warm and relatable guide on the path to healing and growth.

Our Program Partner


Safety of our guests is paramount to Ascend. Attendees are responsible for monitoring their own condition and agree to comply with the safety, hygiene and CDC identified pandemic level communicable illnesses (including COVID-19) guidelines established by relevant health authorities. We request that attendees not attend an event should they test positive or if they experience COVID symptoms prior to the event.

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