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Take your time and learn - college is a safe place to make mistakes. Make mistakes often and learn from them.

Kelsie Okamura '00

University of Hawaii at Manoa

PhD in Clinical Psychology

Dr. Kelsie Okamura is a fourth generation Japanese-Okinawan mother of three from Waipahu. She is also a licensed Clinical Psychologist and Assistant Professor of Psychology at Hawaii Pacific University. Her research focuses on youth psychopathology, assessment, and implementation of evidence-based practices. Clinically, Dr. Okamura trained in measurement based care and modular cognitive behavioral therapy.

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