PsycSci (Hons), MPsych (Ed/Dev) Educational / Developmental Registrar, MAAPi

Mari is a registered psychologist who holds a Master's Degree in Educational and Developmental Psychology, and is a provider of psychological services through Medicare Australia.

Mari has extensive experience working with children, adolescents and adults across public and private settings in Australia, Singapore, and Japan. She has also been involved in teaching and research on child development at the University of Melbourne.

Mari is passionate about supporting children, adolescents and their families, and takes a warm, empathetic and collaborative approach in therapy.  She enjoys forming positive relationships with her clients where they can play, connect, and explore their strengths, challenges, interests, identity and values freely. Mari strives to provide an affirming and empowering therapeutic space where diversity is valued.

In her spare time, Mari loves spending time with her two cats (Maple & Jasmine), playing music, sports, gardening, and cooking.

Mari speaks English and Japanese.

Client Groups
  • Kinder
  • Primary School
  • Adolescents
Therapy Specialties
  • Play based therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Mindfulness
  • Trauma informed approach
  • Solution focused approach
Service Specialties
  • Anxiety and Stress
  • Depression
  • Self-esteem Issues
  • Emotional and Behavioural Regulation Difficulties
  • Neurodivergence (e.g., Autism, ADHD)
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Parent support