Lucas Woo, LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
LIC NO. 124971
Lucas Woo is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) at Foresight Daly City with over a decade of experience in the Behavioral Health Recovery Services Field. He received his Master's Degree in Counseling along with a certificate in Alcohol and/or Drug Counseling from a CADDE accredited program. He has extensive experience working with adolescents and their families involved in the Juvenile Justice system in a community based setting, provided therapeutic services within the various units at Juvenile Hall in San Mateo County, as well as coordinating services while acting as a primary therapist at Camp Glenwood (an alternative to Juvenile Hall).
He has worked with adults in various Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP) with a special emphasis in co-occurring concerns with substance abuse, trauma, and mental health. He has also worked in various School-Based Mental Health Settings addressing depression, anxiety, stress, family issues, gender and sexuality, and crisis management.
Lucas approaches therapy from a holistic and client-centered perspective; focusing on empathy, genuineness, and unconditional positive regard. Once the therapeutic relationship is built, he utilizes various evidence based approaches to treatment, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused, and Harm Reduction. Lucas believes in meeting members where they are while holding the utmost respect in their personal values, choices, and beliefs. He also brings a through understanding of how systemic, cultural, social, and personal factors affect all aspects of mental health. His approach aims to empower members to help make deep connections to not only themselves but to their identified communities at large.
Cultural and Systemic Oppression
Incarceration and Re-entry