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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 […]


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 […]

Eugnice Chiu, MSocSc

Eugnice was born and raised in Hong Kong.  She spent 4 years in California, US for her Psychology degree and back to Hong Kong for her master’s degree in counselling and was certified in Hong Kong as a counsellor and clinical supervisor.  She believes that counselling is a co-creating process in which clients should be […]

Kulsoom Ahmad

Kulsoom was born in Pakistan, and moved to Toronto, Canada, where she was raised. She first moved to Tokushima, Japan as an English teacher in 2017, and later moved to Kobe in 2021. Kulsoom had a keen interest to get involved with TELL prior to moving to Japan, and started volunteering at TELL events in […]

Ryota Sakurai

Ryota is a bilingual therapist, speaking English and Japanese. He received his master’s in clinical psychology from California State University at Fullerton and did a one-year internship at an addiction rehab in southern California. While in graduate school, he received training at a counseling center, a public elementary school, and another addiction rehab. He is […]

Royanne Doi

Royanne Doi brings a wealth of experience to TELL including for-profit, non-profit, start-up, and academic work experience. Along with recently assuming the position as an independent non-executive director of a global Japan-based asset management company, she is also an outside director of Gojo & Company, a social impact start-up company investing in micro-finance banks in […]

Yoshimi Araki, MS, LMHC

Yoshimi is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor through the State of Hawai’i.  She earned her Master of Science degree in Counseling Psychology, with an emphasis on mental health counseling, from the Chaminade University of Honolulu, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa. She completed her postgraduate training […]