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 post graduate training and worked as a mental health counselor at the Counseling and Student Development Center at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa.
She has experience working with diverse populations providing individual counseling, couples counseling, career counseling, group counseling and crisis counseling in both English and Japanese. Yoshimi specializes in working with multicultural, immigrant and LGBTQI+ communities. She is knowledgeable in Psychodynamic therapy and Cognitive behavioral therapy. She is trained as a generalist and provides a personalized integrative counseling approach to fit the needs of the individual client. She hopes to provide clients with a safe space to explore and grow through psychotherapy.
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