From the Life of a Psycho Therapist
What does it take for a person interested in helping other people with their mental healing process to becoming a fully-fledged psycho therapist? Koji Okumura devoted many years to the necessary academic training including a Ph.D. in order to not only treat individuals, but also to lecture on the topic and to advise companies in the capacity of an industrial therapist. He shares some nuggets of his career path and his wealth of experience as a psycho therapist.
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William makes reference to Daniel Mackler, an American psycho therapist, and his video “Why I Quit Being a Therapist”.
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