Nami earned her B.S in Child Development and minored in Psychology at California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo.
Nami is dedicated to working with children and families. She worked as a preschool teacher and she co-authored a children’s book, aimed at fostering empathy and psycho-education about autism spectrum disorder to preschoolers. She was a research assistant to Linda Lee, Ph.D. on a project focusing on inclusive classrooms for neurodivergent and neurotypical children.
Currently, she provides one-on-one ABA therapy to children with ASD or exceptional needs at a public school. Nami is a San Francisco native and she is bilingual in Japanese and English. She is planning to pursue doctoral training in Psychology.
Nami joined our team at Seesaw in Fall of 2023. She is a Practicum Trainee who supports our team, assists in group therapy, and provides community outreach and research.