Setsuko "Robin" Yano, MFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Voicemail (no texting) (808) 744-7655

I am a licensed Marriage and Family therapist specializing in:

  • Individual, couple, child and family therapy
  • Bilingual couple/family counseling in English and Japanese
  • Depression
  • Phobias
  • Anxiety (including social anxiety)
  • Cultural Adjustment
  • Multi-cultural relationships
  • Couple's issues
  • Grief
  • Eating Disorder
  • Women's and Men's issues
  • Complex traumas including war/military, attack, accident, surgery, medical trauma, violence, drowning and PTSD.
  • Psychosomatic symptoms
  • Children's play therapy and parenting consultation,
  • Military life issues in English and Japanese
  • Telephone/Skype counseling is available for private-pay Hawaii residents only.

I mix different modalities from traditional to the modern. I keep up to date with newer and more effective approaches by continuing my education as a therapist.

Accepted Health Plans and Fees:
Major health insurance plans such as HMSA, HMAA, HMSA Quest, Tricare, UHA, AlohaCare Quest, and Blue Cross Blue Shield.
Most major EAP networks such as Value Options, Employee Assistance of the Pacific, Compsych, Horizon Health, Ceridian, ACI, Magellan, Corporate Family Network, Network Advantage, Workplace Options. Military members and federal employees may find my name on a provider list through your EAP services. If your insurance plan is not applicable, one session is $90 plus GE Tax.

Education and Training:
Graduate of John F. Kennedy University Graduate School of Professional Psychology. Master's degree in Counseling Psychology. Certified in Somatic Experiencing Practitioner. Advanced Hypnotherapist. EMDR trained. Former elementary school counselor in California. Former grief counselor at Contra Costa Crisis Center.

Call (808) 744-7655 today to receive a complimentary 10-minute phone consultation. For mental health emergency, please call 911 or go to an ER.

Additional Options

Hawaii Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT 245)
Certified Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP)

EMDR trained.
Certified Advanced Hypnotherapist. Japanese Home

Honolulu Aiea / Pearlridge
1215 Center Street
Franklin Variety Building
Suite 203
Honolulu, Hawaii 96816

(808) 744-7655
Voicemail (no texting)


My office is near Koko Head Avenue Exit on H1 Freeway. Turn onto Center Street from Waialae Avenue (Bank of Hawaii is at the corner). One hour free parking available at the second parking lot on your left. (Do not park at the Bank of Hawaii parking, please.) After parking your car, cross the Center Street. Enter into another small parking lot behind the Bank of Hawaii. (See the picture above. Please do not park here because this is a tenants' parking).

Pass a small shop on your right until you see the entrance door next to a fishing gear shop. There is a sign on the roof eave marked, "Franklin Variety Building 1215 Center Street". Enter the door, walk up the slope. Do not ride the elevator. Follow the long winding hallway to the end, turning several times. After turning right near the staircase, you will find a door says, "To 203 and 204". Open this door and you will find my office door marked, "203". If this is your first visit, I will leave your paperwork on a chair next to the office door in the hallway. Please arrive 15 minutes earlier and complete the forms before your appointment time.

98-211 Pali Momi Street
Pearlridge Office Center
Suite 600
Aiea, Hawaii 96701

(808) 744-7655
Voicemail (no texting)


The office is on the 6th floor in the 8-story square tower called,Pearlridge Office Center, on Pali Momi St., across from Pearlridge Shopping Center (Sears and Longs side)and Pali Momi Medical Center. Bank of Hawaii is on the first floor. You may enter from Pali Momi Street traffic light next to Big City Diner, or from a driveway next to Toys R Us on Moanalua Rd. Free two story parking next to Toys R Us and Big City Diner. Suite 600 on the 6th floor. If this is your first visit, I will leave your paperwork in a wall pocket next to the TV. Please arrive 15 minutes earlier and complete the forms before your appointment time. My office is cold with air-conditioning so you may bring a sweater.

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