Michiko Mitsunaga-Whitten

Michiko Mitsunaga-Whitten

Michiko Mitsunaga-Whitten, LCSW

Kintsugi Psychotherapy LLC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Michiko (she/her/hers) is a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Colorado. She works in Boulder, CO as a psychotherapist for college-age students and adults and graduated from Smith College School for Social Work. Before that, she taught for the Schuler Scholar Program in Chicago and graduated from Colorado College with a BA in Psychoanalysis, Classics, and English. Michiko has served as a therapist in the front range area for several years in community mental health and at CU Boulder's Counseling and Psychiatric Services Center.

Michiko identifies as hapa and Japanese-American and is passionate about matters of identity, race, culture, and social justice. As a descendant of Japanese-Americans interned during WWII, Michiko is passionate about the exploration of intergenerational trauma and resilience. Michiko prioritizes collaboration with clients in exploring unconscious and procedurally-based patterns that occur in relationship with self and others. Modalities: Contemporary psychodynamic psychotherapy, Internal Family Systems (IFS), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), interpersonal/relational psychotherapy, and Motivational Interviewing (MI).

Specialties: Anxiety, depression, trauma, relationships, mixed-race identity development, transition to college, existential concerns

License: Colorado 09926317

Contemporary psychodynamic, Internal Family Systems, and DBT

Modalities:

Specialties:

College students, anxiety, depression, trauma/resilience, mixed-race identity development, existential concerns

License: 

Colorado 09926317

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