Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (USA), Pastoral Counselor
As a PhD-level, licensed clinical marriage and family therapist (LCMFT) in Kansas (USA), I work with a wide range of clientele presenting various psychological and relational concerns. An LCMFT is a specialist in interpersonal human system dynamics - not only limited to marital and family system. Having lived and counseled in many countries, I've developed expertise in providing culturally-sensitive, practical and integrative counseling approach. Also, as an ordained minister I offer pastoral counseling for clients who desire for integrative Christian counseling approach. The offices are in two different locations in Kansai area - Kobe and Takasago (between Kakogawa and Himeji)
Clients I Work With
Adolescents, Adults, Women and Men
Services I Offer
Couple, Marital and Family Counselling (Specialisation); Individual Counselling, Internet Counseling, Parenting and Family Education, Seminars and Workshop, Group Therapy
English, Indonesian, Japanese (with Co-facilitator)
Name of Practice
Life Design Counseling
079-441-7276 (Japanese) -OR- 080-8525-1441 (English)
1-17 Kamimachi, Arai-cho, Takasago, Hyogo
By Appointment Only. Monday to Saturday 9:00 to 19:30; Sunday, 13:00 to 18:00.
PhD Psychology, Specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy.
Licensure & Registration
Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist, Behavioral Sciences, Regulatory Board, State of Kansas, USA (Lic.# LCMFT 706)
I have worked extensively and primarily with adults and adolescents in the USA, Japan and Indonesia. I have coaching (life and leadership), teaching, research and supervisory experience in university, community mental health, private practice, organisation/businesses and hospital settings. I'm also a professionally trained Conflict and Divorce Mediator. See the website for further information.
Clinical Member, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT)
American Association of Christian Counsellors, (AACC)
National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counsellors (NAADAC)
Directions to MAIN OFFICE (TAKASAGO): A 4-minute walk from SANYO ARAI Station (Takasago-Shi, Hyogo). The location is strategically situated close to the main road. Plenty of parking space is available. See Map below.
Directions to BRANCH OFFICE (KOBE): A few minutes by taxi from Hankyu Rokkou Station or JR Rokkomichi Station. Please see website for location MAP. (www.thelifedesign.jp)
Branch Office Address:
Kobe City (Located in Nada-Ku). Kobe Union Church, 4th Floor
2-4-4 Nagaminedai, Nada-Ku
Kobe, Hyogo 657-0811
Certified Family Life Educator (National Council for Family Relations, USA)
Certified Life Coach (Institute of Life Coach Training, USA)