Clinical Staff

Therapists & Practice Locations

All therapists are English speaking and sensitive to bi-cultural issues. A number of our staff are also bilingual in one or more Asian languages, including Mandarin, Cantonese, Taiwanese, Japanese, Korean, Indonesian, Cambodian and Vietnamese. We have staff members who also speak Spanish and Portuguese. Additionally, we have staff members who are former pastors and missionaries and have graduate degrees in theology or divinity.

Emi Bojan, LMFT  – Adults, children, cross-cultural adjustment, depression, anxiety & substance abuse. Alhambra and Cerritos offices. Japanese speaking.

Hanna Byeon, MFT Intern – Children, adolescents, individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, identity, faith, and/or relationship issues, premarital or marital couple therapy, families, ministry and pastoral care. Alhambra office. Korean speaking.

Angel Chiou-Rung Chen, MFT Intern – Specializing in the treatment of children, teenagers, adults, couples, families, pre-marital issues, cross-cultural issues, anxiety, grief and loss, depression, faith/spiritual issues, addictions, co-dependency, communications issues, and conflict resolution. Alhambra office. Mandarin and Taiwanese speaking.   

Eva Fukumoto, LCSW – Children, adults, couples, pre-engagement, elderly, families, trauma, grief/loss, life transition, stress, parenting, mental illness (depression, anxiety, PTSD, postpartum, depression), pregnancy/childbirth, suicide survivors, nonviolent communication, domestic violence, child abuse. Cerritos office. Mandarin and Cantonese speaking.

Rhonda Gee, LCSW – Parenting, young adults in transition, depression, communication and conflict resolution skills, codependency issues, grief, pre-marital. Alhambra office.

Caroline Han, LMFT – Individual, couples, premarital, families, children parent education, communication, conflict resolution, domestic violence, cross cultural and generational issues. Torrance office. Mandarin and Cantonese speaking.

Dan Jeung, MFT Intern – Adults, adolescents, children, couples, families. Depression, anxiety, relationship stress, marital therapy. Family of origin and acculturation issues. Masculinity, identity and faith. Ministry and member care. Alhambra, Torrance and West LA offices.

Janae Kim, LMFT – individuals, couples, families, depression, anxiety, faith/spiritual issues, postpartum issues, cross-cultural concerns.West LA office. Korean speaking.

Vicky Kwan, LCSW – Children, adolescents, adults, families, depression, anxiety, domestic violence, child abuse & substance abuse. Alhambra office.  Cantonese speaking.

Amy Lee, LCSW – Children, adolescents, individual adults, couples and families, school related issues, eating disorders. Cerritos office. Limited Cantonese speaking.

Lili Liew, PCC Intern – Adults, adolescents, families, couples(dating, premarital, married), PTSD, survivors of adverse childhood experiences(sexual, verbal, physical, neglect abuses), domestic violence, anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, suicide, grief and loss, cross-cultural adjustment, interpersonal relational issues, chronic pain, chronic medical illness and/or disabilities. Alhambra office. Mandarin, Cantonese and Indonesian speaking.

Davy Lin, LMFT – Adults, couples, young-adults, depression, anxiety, faith/spiritual issues, cross-cultural adjustment, addictions, loss & grief, PTSD, adult children of alcoholics, ministry psychological assessments. Alhambra office. Spanish and Portuguese speaking.

Eun-hyey Lok, MFT Intern – Individuals, couples, families, groups, marital-distress, cross-cultural concerns, boundary issues, depressions, anxiety, grief and loss, member care. Alhambra office. Korean speaking.

Jenny Lu, LCSW – Couples (dating, premarital, married), parenting, families, children, loss & grief. Alhambra office. Limited Cantonese and Mandarin speaking.

Irene Luu, MHCRN, LMFT – Individuals and families suffering from long term mental illness, phase of life issues related to inter-generational and cross-cultural issues in restoring lives and relationships. Alhambra,Cerritos and Torrance offices. Cantonese, Mandarin and limited Vietnamese speaking.

Samantha Maeda, MSW Associate – Young adults, adults, trauma, stress management, cross-cultural issues. Cerritos & Torrance offices. Khmer (Cambodian) speaking.

Nicole Major, MSW  Associate  Adults, youth, and families.  Adolescents, academic related concerns, ADHD, depression, anxiety, adjustment to parenting, traumatic birth/hospital experience, adjustment to illness, cross-cultural issues, faith/spiritual issues.  Specialized training in working with individuals experiencing a Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorder. Cerritos office.

Mike Mikulski, LMFT – Adults, adolescents, couples, families. Alhambra and Cerritos offices. Spanish speaking.

Carol Miyake, LCSW – Adults, couples, young adults, adult children of alcoholics, identity issues, cross cultural & generational issues, pastoral & missionary care, depression & relational issues, ministry psychological assessments. Alhambra office.

Rie Mizuki, Ph.D, Licensed Psychologist – Individuals, couples, parenting issues, depression, ministry psychological assessments. Cerritos, and Torrance offices. Japanese speaking.

Stephanie Nakayama, LMFT – Children, families, couples, premarital, parenting, survivors of childhood abuse, depression, anxiety, self-esteem issues, boundary & co-dependency issues. Torrance office.

Joseph Ozawa, Ph.D. Licensed Psychologist – Adults, young adults, families, cross cultural issues, pastoral & missionary care, stress & trauma recovery, domestic problems (violence, substance abuse, etc), medical-psychological healthcare integration and mental disorders; including mood disorders, chronic anxiety, autism/Asperger’s and eating disorders, ministry psychological assessments. Alhambra office. Limited Japanese speaking.

Jane Shintaku, LMFT – Adults, young adults, couples, anxiety, stress management, depression, singleness, transitions, identity & relationship issues, boundary issues. Cerritos and Torrance offices.

Carol Sim, MFT Intern – Children, adolescents, adults, pre-marital, marital issues, pastoral and missionary care, spiritual issues, families, and trauma.  Cerritos and Torrance offices. Korean speaking.

Jean Un, LCSWAdults, young adults, couples, communication, affairs, grief & loss, suicide, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorders, psychotic disorders, support & care of families of the mentally ill and other chronic illnesses, family of origin issues, cross cultural issues, pastoral and missionary care, and domestic violence.  Cerritos office. Korean speaking.

Peggy Wang, LMFT – Adults & couples. Communication, affairs, grief & loss, suicide, anxiety, eating disorders, depression, support & care for families of the mentally ill & other chronic illness, family issues, domestic violence. Alhambra office. Mandarin speaking.

Iris Wong, LMFT– Self awareness & self growth, relationship issue, parent-child issue, family & marital therapy, emotion management, stress management, trauma focus.  Alhambra office.  Mandarin and Cantonese speaking.

Timothy Wong, Ph.D, Licensed Psychologist  ministry psychological assessments. West LA office

Ken Yabuki, LMFT – Depression, anxiety, couples, PTSD, spiritual issues, grief, adolescent boys. Alhambra office. Japanese speaking.

Ryan Yamamoto, MFT Intern – Child, adolescent, and college/young adult counseling specifically in school-related content, college and post-college transitional life and how faith is integrated into these important life-stages.  Alhambra & Cerritos offices.   

Qualifications

Our multidisciplinary clinical staff consists of Licensed Psychologists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW), Licensed Marriage Family Therapists (LMFT), MSW Associates, MFT Interns, and MFT Trainees. While the specific training of each staff member varies with their particular discipline and work experience, all of our clinical staff have at least a masters degree in their profession except for trainees.

Licensed Psychologists have completed four or more years of graduate studies culminating in the doctoral degree, as well as both pre- and post- doctoral clinical training experience. Psychologists must have passed a licensing exam consisting of a written examination and are required to complete a minimum number of continuing education hours to maintain their license.

Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW) have completed a minimum of two years of graduate training to receive the Master of Social Work degree and are required to complete a minimum number of pre- and post- graduate clinical training hours. LCSW’s must pass a licensing exam and are required to complete a minimum number of continuing education hours to maintain their license.

Marriage Family Therapists (MFT) must have completed a minimum of two years of graduate studies culminating in the Master’s degree, as well as a minimum number of pre- and post-graduate clinical training hours. MFT’s must pass a licensing exam consisting of a written examination, and are required to complete a minimum number of continuing education hours to maintain their license. MFTs may also be known as Marriage, Family, and Child Counselors (MFCC).

Associates are post-graduate MSW therapists who are completing their hours prior to taking the licensure exam. They are registered with the Board of Behavioral Science Examiners (California), and have had a minimum of a year of clinical experience prior to joining the staff of AACCS. They are supervised by an AACCS licensed therapist.

Interns are post-graduate MFT therapists who are completing their hours prior to taking the licensure exam. They are registered with the Board of Behavioral Science Examiners (California), and have had a minimum of one year of clinical experience prior to joining the staff of AACCS. They are supervised by an AACCS licensed therapist.

Trainees are MFT students who are completing their graduate studies and accumulating clinical training experience prior to graduation. All of our trainees are closely supervised by a licensed therapist, and are required to simultaneously be in clinical training at a site approved by their graduate training program.