Education & Credentials:
- Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT102809 – 2017
- Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology – 2013
- Bachelor of Arts in International and Intercultural Studies – 2007
Certifications and Training:
- Pregnancy and Postpartum Mental Health
- Completed Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders: Components of Care Training Provided by Postpartum Support International.
- 4 years at Foothill Community Health Center (2015-2019) in San Jose, CA. Provided individual and group therapy at school sites. Trained to perform comprehensive assessments, treatment planning, risk assessment, clinical interventions, and case management.
- Approximately 1 year at YWCA Silicon Valley (2014-2015) in San Jose, CA. Provided therapy services for adolescent and adult populations at a public high school and at an outpatient clinic in the community.
- 2 years at Chamberlain's Mental Services (2012-2014) in Gilroy, CA. Behavioral therapy services for children between the ages of 3-18 years old, as well as their families. Provided assessment and weekly session for individuals and families at public schools and at an outpatient clinic.
- 3 years at Japanese Pregnancy Support Group (2012-2015) in Palo Alto, CA. Volunteered to facilitate a Japanese-speaking support group for expecting mothers and mothers with small children. Highly trained to effectively facilitate a big group and provide psychoeducation around cultural adjustment, parenthood, and more.
- Approximately 1 year at El Camino Hospital (2011-2012) in Mountain View, CA. Administrative assistant at the Maternal Mood Outreach Services outpatient clinic. Assisted group therapy sessions. Trained to work effectively with diverse populations with physical, cultural, and mental health issues.
- Working with children, adolescents, and adults going through life transitions.
- Incorporating humanistic approaches to explore options to overcome obstacles and develop effective coping techniques to manage various symptoms.
- Working with pregnancy, postpartum, moms with small children.
- Fluent in English and Japanese
In my free time, I enjoy working spending time with my husband and three children and being adventurous!
Call to make an appointment: 4084717036