Naoko is originally from Tokyo, Japan, and has been living in Vancouver area since 1989. 


She studied Expressive Arts Therapy at Langara College in Vancouver and European Graduate School in Switzerland, Focusing-oriented Psychotherapy with Dr. Leslie Ellis, and received Yoga teacher training at Langara College and from Yogacharini Maitreyi.  She has been offering psychotherapy services since 2011.


Regsitered Therapeutic Counsellor at ACCT, professional member at BCATA, regular member at BCPTA, IEATA, and IAYT.