Tiffany Nakamura, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Clinical Instructor of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Keck School of Medicine of USC

Tiffany Yu Nakamura is a dual licensed clinician in Hawaii and California, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and National Certified Counselor. She earned her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of San Diego with an emphasis on Asian American Mental Health. She received her BA in Psychology also from University of San Diego.

For nearly a decade, Tiffany was a Senior Eating Disorders Clinician and Researcher at the UC San Diego Eating Disorders Treatment and Research Center. Prior to that she interned at Urban Corps of San Diego providing individual and group counseling for at risk young adults in marginalized communities.

Tiffany has specialized clinical training in DBT, RO-DBT, FBT, DBT-PE (Prolonged Exposure), and ACT. She is also a certified yoga instructor and introduced yoga to both adult and adolescent programs at the UCSD EDC.

For fun Tiffany loves yoga, rock climbing, surfing, travelling, and animals – particularly a Chihuahua-Papillon named Mimi.

Her pronouns are she, her, hers.