In a Hiroshima-based and online practice since 2009, I use a pragmatic, holistic and collaborative approach with an aim towards growing choices and safety in relationship to self and others. Clients often seek my help when they're struggling with familiar patterns in which they feel stuck, or want to anchor positive change while in transition. Experienced working with depression, loss, anxiety, trauma, isolation and cross-cultural issues.
Clients I Work With
Adults, Adolescents, Older Adults, Women, Men, Students, Gay/Lesbian, Returnees.
Services I Offer
Individual Psychotherapy, Couple Therapy, Individual Counseling, Phone Counseling, Internet Counseling
M.A. Counseling Psychology, (Three year, Somatic Program) JFK University, 2006 B.A. Cultural Studies, JFK University, 2002
My education focused on Somatic Psychology-- including and attending to the life, gut feelings and whispers of the body to deepen an understanding about what you already know, and how you may want to move forward.
Special interest in: Internal Family Systems, Mindfulness-based somatic approaches, Dreamwork, Trans-generational and early trauma
IMHPJ Member since 2008
Membership Secretary IMHPJ 2012-2015
President IMHPJ 2015-2016
Ethics IMHPJ 2018-2019
IFS Online Circle: Foundations of the Model, 2018-2019
Internal Family Systems, “Stepping Stone,” with Derek Scott, 2019
Certificate in Applied Internal Family Systems, Adler Institute, 2022
Eugene Gendlin’s Focusing, Level 1 with Ann Cornell, 2005
Brainspotting, Phase One, Roby Abeles, 2021
Video Micro Analysis in Early Relationship Assessment with Ed Tronick, 2005
Circle of Security Advanced Training (Working with Attachment Relationships: Assessment and Treatment Planning, 2007)