Meet the CSDC Professional & Support Staff

Yoshimi Araki, M.S.

Position: Staff Counselor

Education: M.S. in Counseling Psychology with emphasis in mental health, Chaminade University, 2018;
B.A. in Psychology, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, 2012.

Worked at CSDC since: 2017

Professional Interests: Cultural transition and adoption, self-awareness, stress-related psychopathology, and bilingual counseling.

Andrew "Andy" Choi, M.A.

Position: Doctoral Psychology Intern

Education: Ph.D. in Counseling, Clinical, & School Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, expected 2019;
M.A. in Education with an emphasis in Applied Quantitative Methods, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2018;
M.A. in Counseling Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2015;
B.S in Psychology, University of Utah, 2013
B.S. in Sociology, University of Utah, 2013 .

Worked at CSDC since: 2018

Professional Interests: Identity development and life transitions, diversity and multicultural issues, personality and interpersonal patterns, psychodynamic psychotherapy, and recovery from childhood trauma.

Kathrine Fast, Ph.D.

Position: Licensed Psychologist; Coordinator of Clinical Services

Education: Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, 2010;
M.A. in Clinical Psychology, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, 2003.

Worked at CSDC since: 2007

Professional Interests: Cognitive Behavior Therapy, stress management and promotion of self-care, grief and bereavement, adjustment to health related conditions, culturally sensitive counseling, women's issues, LGBTI issues, non-traditional students, and outreach.

Kathryn "Kate" Hawley, M.A.

Position: Doctoral Psychology Intern

Worked at CSDC since: 2018

Daniel Ikejimba, B.A.

Position: Practicum Counselor

Worked at CSDC since: 2018

Professional Interests: Mindfulness and meditation, Chines medicine (tai chi, qi gong), realit theraapy, motivational-interviewing, positive psychology, LGBTQ+ issues, POC issues, stress and anxiety management, and depression.

Hannah Im, Psy.D.

Position: Licensed Psychologist

Education: Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology, Wheaton College, 2016;
M.A. in Clinical Psychology, Wheaton College;
B.A. in Political Science, University of Michigan.

Worked at CSDC since: 2014

Professional Interests: I utilize a psychodynamic and humanistic approach to counseling and particularly enjoy working with students dealing with multicultural and diversity related concerns, cross-cultural transitions, meaning making during times of change and recovery from trauma. I work hard to co-create a meaningful space where positive growth and change can occur.

Patrick Jichaku, Ph.D.

Position: Licensed Psychologist

Education: Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, University of Minnesota, 1994;
M.A. in Clinical Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, 1987;
B.A., University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, 1981.

Worked at CSDC since: 2009

Professional Interests: Individual, group, and couple & family counseling and psychotherapy, crisis counseling, mindfulness meditation and its psychological applications, person-centered cultural psychology, personality assessment.

Alexander Khaddouma, Ph.D.

Position: Staff Therapist; Coordinator of Outreach

Education: Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2018;
M.A. in Psychology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2014;
B.A. in Psychology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2011.

Worked at CSDC since: 2017

Professional Interests: Romantic relationship health, couple therapy, family therapy, young adult psychological health.

Stephanie Lee, B.A.

Position: Coordinator of Testing/Case Manager

Education: Currently pursuing M.Ed. in Educational Foundations, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa;
B.A. in Psychology and Minor in Religion, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, 2006.

Worked at CSDC since: 2018

Professional Interests: Student affairs, student development, gender issues, personality types, and cultural identity

Christina Siu Yen Louie, Psy.D.

Position: Staff Therapist; Administrative Coordinator of Groups Program

Education: Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology, The Wright Institute, 2018;
M.A. in Clinical Psychology, The Wright Institute, 2015;
M.A. in Counseling, Santa Clara University, 2011;
B.S. in Psychology, Santa Clara University, 2004.

Worked at CSDC since: 2017

Professional Interests: I integrate a variety of interventions to help individuals achieve their personal goals and become the best version of themselves. My interests include Asian American Pacific Islander mental health, existential humanist and positive psychology, mindfulness and meditation, somatic (dance) and expressive arts as therapy. I also speak Chinese (Cantonese).

Rachel Marshall, M.A.

Position: Practicum Counselor

Education: Ph.D. candidate in Clincal Psychology, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa;
M.A. in Psychology, Wake Forest University, 2017
B.A. in Psychology, Furman University, 2015

Worked at CSDC since: 2018

Professional Interests: Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) for eating disorders, OCD, body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), and anxiety disorders.

Richard Mizusawa, M.Ed.

Position: Coordinator of Communication and Program Development

Education: M.Ed. in Educational Administration, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, 2016;
B.A. in Communication and Communicology (formerly Speech), University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, 2014.

Worked at CSDC since: 2016

Professional/Research Interests: Higher Education Administration, Student Affairs Administration, Asian American College Students, Asian American College Student Mental Health, Leadership Development, Organizational Change, Interpersonal Relations.

Talaivosa "Ate" Moala, B.A.

Position: Instructional and Student Support Specialist

Education: B.A. in Political Science and Biology, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, 2013 and 2016.

Worked at CSDC since: 2008

Holly Muller, M.S.

Position: Doctoral Psychology Intern

Education: Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Palo Alto University,expected 2019;
M.S. in Clinical Psychology, Palo Alto University.

Worked at CSDC since: 2018

Professional Interests: I utilize a psychodynamic and emotion-focused approach to counseling and enjoy working with students addressing challenges related to being a first generation student, former foster youth, LGBTQIA+ identified as well as supporting students dealing with multicultural and diversity concerns, women's issues and trauma.

Linda Nahulu, M.D.

Position: Psychiatrist

Education: M.D., University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, JABSOM, 1987.

Worked at CSDC since: 2009

Professional Interests: Native Hawaiian Mental Health, Suicide, Suicidal-Related Behaviors and Prevention relating to Indigenous Pacific Islander in the United States.

Trystin Nakayama, B.A.

Position: Office Manager and Executive Assistant to the Director

Education: B.A. in Psychology, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, 2009.

Worked at CSDC since: 2013

Julie Nishihira, Psy.D.

Position: Staff Therapist; Co- Coordinator of Peer Fellow Program and Coordinator of Professional Development

Education: Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology, Argosy University, 2017;
M.A. in Clinical Psychology, Argosy University, 2011;
B.A. in Psychology, University of Hawaiʻi at West Oʻahu, 2004.

Worked at CSDC since: 2016

Professional Interests: Humanistic therapy, transitional/life issues; anxiety; self-esteem; career counseling; and self-care

Katrina Obleada, M.A.

Position: Practicum Counselor

Education: M.A. in Psychology, Boston University;
B.S. in Psychology, University of Florida.

Worked at CSDC since: 2018

Professional/Research Interests: Eating disorders, depression, anxiety, trauma, multicultural diversity, identity and values exploration, global mental health, children and families, and forensic psychology.

Allyson M. Tanouye, Ph.D.

Position: Director and Chief Psychologist; Interim Coordinator of Training, Coordinator of Counselor-in-Residence Program, and Coordinator of Post-Doctoral Training

Education: Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1990;
M.Ed. in Counselor Education, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa;
B.S. in Human Development, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.

Worked at CSDC since: 1991

Professional Interests: Training and supervision, multicultural diversity, career life development, and self-esteem in women.

Kevin Tomita, Ph.D.

Position: Licensed Psychologist; Coordinator of Practicum Training

Education: Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology with emphasis in LGBTQ Psychology and Diversity and Community Mental Health, Palo Alto University, 2017.

Worked at CSDC since: 2016

Professional Interests: My professional interests in regards to clinical work include psychodynamic psychotherapy, harm reduction models of treatment, and strengths-based approaches to treatment through a multi-cultural lens. I work well with clients in the LGBTQ community; clients with diverse ethnic identities; and clients who are experiencing or have experienced depression, anxiety, intense relationships, trauma, and/or substance use concerns.

Thuy Tran, Psy.D.

Position: Licensed Psychologist

Education: Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology with emphasis in multi-cultural and community psychology, Alliant International University, 2004;
M.A. in Clinical Psychology, Alliant International University, 2002;
B.A. in Psychology, University of California - Santa Cruz, 1999.

Worked at CSDC since: 2018

Kristen Tom, Psy.D.

Position: Licensed Psychologist

Education: Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology, Argosy University, 2010 ;
M.Ed. in Education, University of San Francisco, 2005;
B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Japanese, University of San Francisco, 2004.

Worked at CSDC since: 2018

Michael "Mike" Yap, Psy.D.

Position: Licensed Psychologist; Co-Coordinator of Peer Fellows Program

Education: Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology, The Wright Institute, 2016;
M.S. in Theory of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Fujian College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 2004;
A.B. in Architecture, Princeton University, 1992.

Worked at CSDC since: 2013

Professional Interests: Psychoanalysis, depth work, cross-cultural considerations, Chinese medicine and meditative arts (tai chi, qi gong), individual/couples/group psychotherapy.


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