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hiromi headshot 2 52317 (1)Hiromi Willingham

M.S.W, L.C.S.W

Hiromi is a certified Hakomi therapist and trainer. She is also an adjunct professor at Zayed university. She has been a practicing psychotherapist since 2001.  Hiromi began her career by focusing on infant mental health for seven years, including working with a highly respected leader in that field,  Michael Trout, founder of the Infant Parent Institute in Illinois.  Since 2006, Hiromi has been in private practice seeing individuals and couples with depression, anxiety, trauma, and relationship difficulties.  Her passion is to bring truth, virtue, and beauty into the world and to promote wellness and health in a holistic manner.  She is also a certified infant massage instructor.  Hiromi has been practicing mindfulness and holistic healing for more than 20 years.  On a volunteer basis, she has been teaching Okada health methods (subtle energy therapy, nutrition, and flower therapy) through MOA ( for over 20 years.  Her translation of the book, Practice of Wholeness by Hakomi trainer Lorena Monda, was published in Japan in 2014.  Hiromi practices and teaches in Abu Dhabi, UAE, Texas, USA, and Osaka, Japan. She is a mother of three wonderful children.


M.S.W., University of Illinois, Clinical Social Work
B.A. University of Georgia, Psychology

Licensed  Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)—American psychotherapy license
Certified Hakomi Therapist and Teacher
Certified Infant Massage Instructor

Certified Illinois Domestic Violence Worker

Cetified Okada Purifying Therapy Practitioner by MOA

Certified Family Support Worker by Ounce of Prevention, Illiois