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* Experiences & Resume *

 
 
 
*JFK Holistic Counseling Center (Oakland, CA)    
- October, 2007 to December, 2008
 
*Asian Community Mental Health Services (Oakland, CA)
-August, 2008 to August, 2009
 
*Pranic Healing Clinic  (Berkeley & Pleasant Hill, CA)
-October, 2007 to Present

*Earth Circles Counseling Center (Oakland, CA)
- May, 2010 to Present
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*Family Service Agency of San Francisco.
 Little Friends in Japan Town (After school program) (San Francisco, CA)  
- September, 2011 to 2012
 
*Facilitator for Pranic Healing Clinic in Oakland (Piedmont Area) (Oakland, CA)
-May, 2015 to Present
 
*Intro Leader for Pranic Healing in Oakland Area (Oakland, CA)
-May, 2015 to Present
 
*Translator Pranic Healing Japan
- 2015 to Present
 

 

 Course & name of Completion    

 Major, Specialization

 Completion of classes  
 

 John F. Kennedy University

 -M.A Counseling  Psychology, Specialized Transpersonal Psychology

- Graduated in December,2008. 

 JFKU Continuing Education           

-EMDR I & II
- Eating Disorder Certificate  Program 

- April, 2009. 
- October, 2009.

 Pranic Healing®

 -Basic Pranic Healing, Advanced Pranic Healing, Crystal Pranic Healing, Pranic Psychotherapy, Pranic Psychic Defense, Arhatic Yoga, Inner Hinduism Revealed, Kriyashakti, Pranic Feng Shui, Spiritual Business Management, Achieving Oneness with Higher Soul, Intro Leader & Instructor Training & conference. 

 - June, 2006 to present

 Acupuncture Integral Medical College

 Medical Chi Gong Module I 
                                      Module II

- January, 2005
- January, 2006

 HCH 

 Reiki I & II

 - 2005 & 2006

 Hakomi Institute 

 Completing in May, 2010. 

 - September, 2009 
    to May, 2010 

 Shorinji Kempo
(Self Defense, Self Discipline and  Self-development). Kongo - Zen

 5th degree black belt. Seikenshi. 

http://www.shorinjimtdiablo.com/AboutShorinjiKempo.html

-  Since 1994 to Present 

Diablo Valley College 
(in Pleasant Hill, CA)

 Addiction Studies. Completed and Gained A  Certificate for Addiction Studies. 

 -January, 2010 to December, 2011.

 Somatic Experiencing®                     

 Completed Basic training I, II, & III  in 2011.
Completed Intermediate training I, II, & III  in 2012
 Completed Advanced training I & II  in 2013. 
Completed all training 
Received certificate for SEP (Somatic Experiencing Practitioner) 

Completed a Master Class that the founder of Somatic Experiencing, Peter Levine Ph.D in Feburary, 2016.  

 April, 2011 to present
 

 Hino Budo Insitute 

(日野武道研究所)     

 Participated in 4 day  intensive training in Tokyo,                                                              

November, 2016
                                    

 
 
 
 
 

MY RESUME

: Licnesed Marriage Family Therapist

Qualifications

·        Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology and Licensed Marriage Family Therapist.

·        Clinical experience as Licensed Marriage Family Therapist, MFT Intern and MFT Trainee since 2007

·        Extensive case management skills and experiences toward Level 1 clients and children via CPS (Home visiting, individual and group counseling, billing         Medi-Cal, and writing notes timely and accurately)

·        Very diligent and committed. Working part of team with other staffs.

·        Extensive Knowledge of co-occurring disorders and dual diagnosis.

·        Excellent skills for individual, couple, children, family and group counseling for ethnically diverse clients and various types with severe mental illness

·        Extensive Knowledge and experiences of EMDR (Trauma), Eating Disorder, and Motivational Interviewing (addiction).

·        Strong therapeutic skills for a holistic approach ( Somatic Experiencing, Body Centered Mindful psychotherapy, expressive art therapy, sand tray            therapy, and energy psychotherapy)

·        Gifted talent for holding space and being present, and being adept at listening with curiosity and with no judgment.

·        Bilingual (Fluent Japanese and English. I speak some Mandarin) .

·        7 year- experiences of teaching disciplines via a Japanese martial art for children, youth and adults.

                    

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

Mental Health COunselor, Case Manager (Individual Counseling)

 

             -     Managed large caseload as a case manager treating outpatient clients and worked as a team member for Asian Community Mental Health Services for one  year. 

       -     Individual counseling (behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy and case management) for clients with severe mental illness
 (Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective Disorder, PTSD, and Selectively Mute).
           
     -     Casework follow-up of those clients involving home visits, and providing social support services.
   

-     Maintained charts neatly and wrote progress notes and treatment plans timely and accurately
 

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    Experienced Medi-Cal Billing

-    Counseled individuals of diversely ethnic backgrounds, supporting them via culturally sensitive counseling and independent living skills.(Japanese, Korean, Philipino, Chinese, Vietnamese, Caucasian, and Hispanic.

    -   Worked corporately as part of team with other counselors. 

Group Facilitator

     -     Developed Art Group for approximately 20 clients with severe mental illness Asian Community Mental Health Services for one year for (13 months).  
-     Increased their sense of empowerment and involvement by recognition of their achievements via art, collage, Origami and a Japanese wood block.
-     Developed their social skills and sense of community.
-     Organized an exhibition of 20 clients’ Japanese wood block prints via newspaper and TV commercial.
-      Facilitated several groups for children at Nihonmachi Little Friends and assisted them to develop their social skills creatively.

Psychotherapist

·  Counseled wide range of individuals and families for JFKU Center for Holistic Counseling Center (15 months) and Earth Circles Counseling Center (27 months)

·  Assessed psycho-social evaluations and needs of patients involving a great diversity issues.

·  Counseled clients with a variety of issues and diagnosis and successfully achieved their therapeutic goals.

 

-         Low self-esteem                                      - Major depressive disorder

-         Bipolar Disorders                                     - Panic Disorder

-         Schizophrenia                                          - PTSD and Trauma

-         Substance abuse and dependence             - CPS (family reunification and DV)

-         Co-occurring disorder                               - Past sexual abuse

-         Communication and relationship issues      - Autism

 

 
·  Developed and implemented treatment plans in keeping with the priorities and focus of the clients and families needs and resources.

·  Counseled those clients, using a wide range of therapy modes appropriately via adept listening skills without any judgment and rapport.  

-  EMDR, Motivational Interviewing, CBT, Expressive Art Therapy, Somatic Experiencing, Hakomi Therapy (Body Centered Mindful Therapy), Psychodynamic, Strength Based Therapy and Energy Psychotherapy (EFT).  

·   Successfully helped clients with substance abuse and dependpence achieve sobriety, utilizing resources and motivational interviewing.

 


Facilitator for Pranic Healing Clinic in Oakland (Piedmont Area)

 Provider of Pranic Healing Introductory Talk


- Facilitate The Meditation on Twin Hearts for participants.

- Provide Free Pranic Healing sessions with participants.

- Provide Pranic Healing Introductory talk with participants.

 

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING & CLINICAL experience

- LMFT - Earth Circles Counseling Center, Oakland CA,August, 2013 - present

- MFT Intern - Earth Circles Counseling Center, Oakland CA, May, 2010 – August, 2013

- MFT Intern - Family Service Agency of SF, San Francisco, Sep, 2011 – May, 2012

- MFT Intern - Asian Community Mental Health Services, Oakland, CA, Aug, 2008 – Aug,  2009

- MFT Trainee - JFKU Center for Holistic counseling, Oakland , CA,  Oct, 2007 –  Dec, 2008

 

Education

M.A. in Counseling Psychology at John F. Kennedy University, Pleasant Hill, CA, 2008

B.A. Foreign Cultures and Language Studies at Kokugakuin University, Tokyo, Japan, 2003

Addiction Studies, Alcohol and Drug counselor certificate program at Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA, 2010 – 2011

 

 Volunteer Activities

     

- Shorinji Kempo (Japanese Self Defense), teaching assistant, Bay Point, CA,  2005 to Present     

 (Self defense with Buddhism Principles for children and adults)


- Pranic Healing Clinic, volunteer healer, in Pleasant Hill, Concord, Berkeley, Oakland, etc 2007 to Present  

- Facilitator & Introductory talk provider for Free Pranic Healing Clinic in Oakland in May, 2016 to Present

 

 

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