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Professional Mental Health Counselor


Yuki is a licensed mental health counselor with over ten years of experience working as a behavioral health clinician.  She has competencies in multiple evidence-based treatments, including Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy. 

Over the course of her career, Yuki has served in a variety of roles, including a clinical supervisor, a supervisor for master’s degree internship students, and an Ethnic Minority Mental Health consultant. She is passionate about delivering culturally sensitive therapy and is a Certified Ethnic Mental Health Specialist and Substance Use Disorder Professional. 

Yuki came to the US as an international student and completed her B.A. in Psychology at Carroll College in 2004, and M.A. in Community Counseling at Gonzaga University in 2006.

Yuki identifies as a Japanese Korean American and is trilingual (English, Japanese, and Korean). She enjoys watching Japanese and Korean TV shows in her leisure time, and also likes to hang out with her friends and eat good food. 

In her family life, she loves to go on hikes and walk along a beach with her husband and son. Her life goal is to travel outside of the US with her family at least once a year.