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Richard Okuno

Richard Okuno is the Director of Outreach at TELL Japan. Richard Okuno has been a member of the international community in Japan his entire life. He was born in Tokyo to an Irish mother and a Japanese father. He received a bilingual education at international schools in Japan before completing his studies in the United […]

Seira Yun

Seira Yun is a serial impact entrepreneur and an impact angel investor with years of experience in the impact sector, leading teams within the ICRC, UNHCR, and social ventures. Drawing from personal experiences as a migrant, an individual with autism, and a proud pansexual queer, Seira is driven to make the world a better place […]

Mami Strasser-Tsutada (MA, LLMFT)

Mami Strasser-Tsutada was born in Taiwan, raised in Ibaraki, Japan and the Philippines. She completed her bachelor’s degree at International Christian University, and she is a graduate of Asbury Theological Seminary’s Marriage and Family Counseling program in Kentucky. She has a Marriage and Family Therapists Educational Limited License (LLMFT). She has passion and heart for […]

Akemi Weddington (MA, LMFT, LPCC)

Psychotherapist – Adult and Adolescent Individual & Couple Counseling Akemi is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in California, U.S. After engaging in other careers for many years between Japan and the U.S., discovering a passion for helping others, Akemi decided to pursue a mental health profession. She obtained a […]

Mai Eguchi, M.S.

Clinical Assistant & Billing Coordinator Mai was born in Tokyo, Japan but spent most of her life in California after moving at the age of 7 to the U.S.  Mai completed her bachelor’s in Cognitive Behavioral Neuroscience as well as a master’s in Marriage & Family Therapy. Before coming to TELL, Mai worked as an […]

Jessica Hindle 

Kyushu Outreach Coordinator Jessica is responsible for outreach in the Kyushu area. Born and raised in England, first came to Japan in 2019 to live and study in Kobe for a year. After graduating in Japanese Studies from Oxford University, she began a Master of Laws at Kyushu University. Joined the TELL team in January […]

Johanna Lee (LPC)

Office – Okinawa Office Location – In-person and telehealth Picture – attached  Title: Johanna Lee (LPC) Intro line: Psychotherapist – Adolescent, Adult Individual Therapy and Couple Therapy Bio: Johanna Lee is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) experienced in providing teens, adults, and couples a safe therapeutic space. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings […]

Anum Shahroze Suzuki (MS)

Anum was born and raised in Pakistan, and she moved to Okinawa in 2022. She is the first female in her family to graduate with a Masters degree. Anum graduated in 2019 with a Masters in Clinical Psychology, and has been practicing ever since. She is passionate about mental health and works with clients with […]

Asami

Responsible for conducting HR-related admin tasks at TELL. Brought up in Saitama, Japan. Spent 2.5 years in Egypt and 9 years in the UK, studying and working. She is currently studying for a British counselling qualification.  SOAS University of London, MA in Theory and Practice of Translation She likes cooking, eating, traveling, reading, running, doing yoga, […]

Yuki Matsubara

Yuki was born and raised in Tokyo but lived in Australia for 8 years. Yuki graduated from Edith Cowan University in Australia with a bachelor of business degree in Human Resources and worked in Sydney for 5 years as an HR Generalist. Since returning to Tokyo in 2010, she has worked at several international companies […]

Jon Omori

Jon is responsible for coordinating and directing the TELL Tokyo Tower Climb and Step Up Challenge 2023 Jon is a third-generation Japanese American born and raised in Los Angeles. His first career started as a young athlete competing around the world for Team USA in the sport of Gymnastics.  Jon qualified for 2 Olympic Trials […]