Counseling Staff

Gwynith Hoffman-Robinson, Ph.D. (full-time faculty)
Licensed Psychologist

Gwynith’s theoretical approach is integrative, with a focus on interpersonal, client-centered, and cognitive-behavioral modalities and reflects her belief that increased knowledge of self leads to personal growth and meaningful change. Gwynith believes counseling should reflect the individual needs of each student, and should be respectful and inclusive of diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Ph.D. Clinical Psychology | Seattle Pacific University, 2011
Licensed Psychologist | Washington State Department of Health

 

Satoko Takeda, M.A., LMHC (part-time faculty)
Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Satoko has experience working with culturally diverse populations by providing individual and group counseling in academic and community mental health settings. She sees counseling as teamwork, conducted in a safe and supportive environment, where people can discover more about themselves. Her approach is influenced by strengths-based counseling, and she believes that people possess the skills and strengths to overcome their challenging life situations and are the expert of their lives. She also appreciates each individual’s uniqueness and draws from a variety of theoretical modalities to best address client concerns. *Speaks Japanese and English

M.A. Clinical Mental Health Counseling | Antioch University, 2013
Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) | Washington State Department of Health