Sachie is a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst serving clients in Palm Beach County. She is a Certified Autism Specialist and a Registered Mental Health Intern. Sachie earned her Master’s degree in Psychology with Applied Behavior Analysis and Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University. For over 10 years, she has worked with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, and other related developmental, intellectual, and mental disorders in the intensive clinic setting, community & in-home. She also has expertise in providing telehealth sessions for over 4 years.
Sachie has experience in mental health counseling utilizing behavioral principles and techniques. She worked in a vocational habilitation center assisting adults with a disability to become independent in the community. Sachie works in the community mental health field to help individuals change their behaviors and thoughts to improve their lifestyle.
Her goal is to work with individuals and their families as a whole unit to provide the best possible individualized treatment.
Sachie is originally from Japan and studied Marine Biology as well as Psychology/ABA in her Bachelor’s Degree course work. She is planning to work with individuals with Autism through Dolphin-Assisted Therapy in Key West, FL, but that has not yet come to pass.