Seijiro Nishina received his doctorate in Marital and Family Therapy from a COAMFTE accredited Couple and Family Therapy graduate program at Alliant International University. He is a licensed Marital Family therapist (LMFT #50945). He has provided mental health services for underserved populations such as refugees, immigrants, homeless, and at risk adolescents. He was a program manager at an outpatient mental health facility where the majority of clients struggled with difficult life altering circumstances, including acculturation issues, co-occurring diagnoses, and disability. He has taught marital and family therapy theories and techniques at both a graduate and undergraduate program. As a therapist, leader, and teacher, he is devoted to installing hope to each individual.
Yukiko Hishiya received her doctorate in Marital and Family Therapy from a COAMFTE accredited Couple and Family Therapy graduate program at Alliant International University. She is a licensed Marital Family Therapist (LMFT# 53262). Throughout the course of her education and career, her clinical and research interests include substance abuse/addiction issues, multicultural issues in mental health services, and relational dynamics in couples and families with diverse backgrounds. She has worked in various mental health settings providing individual/group/couples/family therapies to clients coping with severe mental illness, co-occurring disorders, and various psychosocial issues. She has extensive training for family systems theories and is passionate about working with families towards healthy psychosocial functioning.