Compassion is at the heart of Perrie Mo’s call to service. She is currently a Nursing Care Coordinator at Good Shepherd Community Hospice and the Program Coordinator of their Asian Hospice Program. On weekends, Perrie works as a multilingual therapist at Elephant In The Room Counseling, a group practice of Asian American clinical social workers, who provide behavioral health services to individuals from underserved communities.
Perrie has long dedicated her work to empowering clients along their health journeys and improving their access to culturally informed care. She uses her language and clinical expertise to address the cultural and linguistic barriers that impact the experiences of Asian/Asian American patients.
In this episode, Perrie shares insights on her passionate pursuits, from her epiphanies on hospice and palliative care to her views on the benefits of telemental health. You will appreciate how her work in trauma, grief, and mental health has prepared her to respond to urgent health needs during the pandemic.
More info about Perrie MoPerrie Mo, RN, LICSW, APHSW-C, is the Program Coordinator for the Asian Hospice Program at Good Shepherd Community Hospice, specializing in providing culturally sensitive care to Asian patients. She is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin, and Thai. In her current role, Perrie works as a Nursing Care Coordinator and manages Asian language speaking patients who are under hospice care. She utilizes specialized nursing skills and agency resources related to end-of-life care and manages discomfort and symptom relief. At Elephant In The Room Counseling, Perrie takes a holistic approach to behavioral health for Asians/Asian Americans who experience cultural and generational trauma.
Perrie grew up in Hong Kong with both East and Southeast Asian parents. She is a new mother, so time with her family and 16-month-old daughter bring her a world of joy.
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