George Takeda holds a Master of Science degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Fuller Theological Seminary in California, USA. He is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in the state of California with over 9 years of experience working in the field of mental health. George relocated to Japan in 2021 with his wife and 2 children to continue providing mental health support to adults, children, and families.
In his experience as a therapist, George has provided counseling for a wide range of people of different ages, ethnicities, religions, and socioeconomic backgrounds to treat various mental health struggles, including depression, anxiety, trauma, anger management, grief/loss, relationship issues, etc. While working with adults, couples, and families, George was trained in the Restoration Therapy model, which utilizes Attachment Theory, Emotional Regulation, and Mindfulness to change destructive patterns that impact a person’s life and their relationship with others. During his time working in the community mental health setting, he provided treatment for children with severe mental and behavioral problems, including suicidal and homicidal ideation, self-harming behavior, aggression, ADHD, trauma, and developmental disorders, such as autism. While supporting children with overcoming their struggles, George also worked with parents on parenting skills and crisis management so that they have the tools they need to effectively support their children.
George has a passion for helping others thrive as individuals and in their relationships. Being strength based and solution focused, he seeks to be a guide for those who are struggling and feeling stuck by highlighting and developing their inner strengths and developing a road map to personal growth and fulfillment.