Sayaka Kawase, Ph.D. LCSW



1990  Saitama University, Japan

1996  California State University, Long Beach

                Bachelor's in Psychology 
1999  California State University, Long Beach

                Master's in Social Work (MSW) 
2003  Licensed as Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

2016  University of Yamanashi, Japan

                Ph.D. in Medical Engineering 


1999   Asian Pacific Counseling and Treatment Centers, CA

2004   Private Practice and Consulting Business, CA

2008   Part-time Graduate School Faculty

                  California State University, Dominguez Hills
2011   Vice President 

                  NPO Kokoro Wellness Network, CA
       -Disaster Relief Work in Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan


                  Tokyo Women's Medical University, Japan


                  National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Japan
           Disaster Relief Committee Member                        

                  The Association of Japanese Clinical Psychology

2012   Prolonged Exposure Therapy Certified Trainer and Therapist

               The Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety

                  University of Pennsylvania 

2013   Strategic Initiatives Manager/Clinical Supervisor

                  Community Family Guidance Center, CA

2014    Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, CA

                   Department of Psychiatry