Ryota Sakurai an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT), and Licensed Industrial Counselor working toward getting an MFT license. He finished his BA in Psychology at State University of New York at Buffalo in 2010. He served as a counselor for children with behavioral problems including ADHD at a school facility. Then, he went to graduate school at California State University, Fullerton, to complete his master’s in Clinical Psychology. While in the program, he did his clinical training at a public elementary school, a therapist training facility, and a treatment center for addictions.
Ryota received his M.S. in 2017 and started working as an AMFT at another treatment center for addictions in San Clamente in CA. He has worked with clients with depression, general anxiety, social anxiety, behavioral problems, PTSD, schizophrenia, bipolar disorders, and substance abuse. He uses cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, motivational interviewing, object relations, and seeking safety. He also has experience working with couples and families.