Holds a Master of Education degree in Community Counseling and is Licensed Professional Counselor in Illinois, U.S.A.
Rieko Brooks-Kajiwara holds a Master of Education degree in Community Counseling from Loyola University, Chicago. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Illinois, U.S.A and is also a National Certified Counselor (certified by the National Board for Certified Counselors) in the U.S. As a bilingual therapist and consultant, Rieko has provided therapy to clients from diverse backgrounds in Japan for over 10 years in a variety of settings such as a university counseling center, a mental health clinic, and for an Employee Assistance Program at multinational companies in Tokyo.
Implementing an integrated approach, Rieko primarily works with young adults and adults, helping them to deal with mental health issues, interpersonal and relationship issues, cultural adjustment, self-awareness, and self-reliance. Rieko is also experienced in providing career counseling and wellness workshops at universities and in companies.