Faculty Bios - Yumiko Ogawa

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    Dr. Yumiko Ogawo
    Co-Chair, Assistant Professor 
    Email: yogawa@njcu.edu 
    Phone: (201) 200-2474
    Office: Rossey 536
    Specializations: Play therapy, counselor education and supervision, multicultural counseling

     

    Education

    Ph.D. in Counseling from University of North Texas

    Certifications/Licenses 

    • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
    • Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS)
    • Registered Play Therapist Supervisor (RPT-S)

    Professional Activities

    • Board member of Association of Child and Adolescent Counseling (ACAC) (ACA division)
    • Board member of New Jersey Association for Child and Adolescent Counseling (New Jersey Counseling Association division)
    • Board member of Japan Play Therapy Association
    • Director of Center for Studies of Play Therapy at New Jersey City University (Association for Play Therapy Approved Center for Play Therapy Education)
    • Hosted "Healing the Hurting Child: the Necessary Dimension of Child-Centered Play Therapy" workshop with presenter Dr. Garry Landreth at NJCU on October 26, 2012.
    • Invited by Jinai University in Fukui Prefecture in Japan to offer a lecture for master's level students and case consultation in 2012 and 2013.
    • Established an internship relationship with local Head Start Program (HOPE in Hoboken) examining the effectiveness of a parenting training program.

    Selected Publications / Presentations

    Publications: 

    Lim, S., & Ogawa, Y. (In print).  "Once I had kids, now I am raising kids": Child-Parent Relational Therapy (CPRT) with Sudanese refugee families. International Journal of Play Therapy. 

    Ogawa Y. (2009, March). Being an international play therapy student. Association for Play Therapy Magazine.

    Ray, D., & Ogawa, Y. (2008). Supervision of group play therapy. In E. Drew. & J. Mullen (Eds.), Supervision can be playful: Techniques for child and play therapists supervisors. New York, NY: Jason Aronson.

    Ogawa, Y. (2004). Childhood trauma and play therapy intervention for traumatized children. Journal of Professional Counseling: Practice, Theory, & Research, 32(1), 19-29.

    Translations: 

    Gil, E. (2006). Helping abused and traumatized children: Integrating directive and nondirective approaches. New York: Guildford. Translated and published in 2013 from Sougensya.

    Sweeney, D., & Landreth, G. (2003). Child centered play therapy. In C. Schaefer, (Ed.), Foundations of play therapy.  New York, NY: John & Wiley. Translated and published in 2011 from Sougensya.

    Conference Presentations:  

    Ogawa, Y., Summit, E., & Salzar, K. (2014, April). CPRT: Teaching parents to play with children. Presented at the annual conference of the New Jersey Counseling Association, Lincroft, NJ.

    Pender, R., Ogawa, Y., & Sheely, A. (2013, April). Ready, set, play!: What practitioners need to know aout play therapy. Presented at the annual conference of the New Jersey Counseling Association, Lincroft, NJ.

    Pender, R., & Ogawa, Y. (2012, September). Expressive arts in supervision. Presented at the annual conference of the Association for Creativity in Counseling, Memphis, TN.

    Ogawa, Y., & Pender, R. (2012, April). Therapeutic limit setting in play therapy. Presented at the annual conference of the New Jersey Counseling Association, Lincroft, NJ.

    Azima, F. C., Aronson, S., Ogawa, Y., & Ymamoto, M. (2012, March). The Japanese disasters: Cross-cultural comparisons. Presented at the annual conference of the American Group Psychotherapy Association, New York, NY.

    Mascari, J. B., Webber, J., & Ogawa, Y. (2012, March). The power of sand tray therapy: Creative techniques for therapeutic disclosure, mastery, and healing. Presented at the annual conference of the American Counseling Association, San Francisco, CA.

    De Bruin, K., & Ogawa, Y. (2011, October).  Understanding hide and seek in play therapy: From attachment and CCPT perspectives. Presented at the annual conference of the Association for Play Therapy International, Sacramento, CA. 

    Ogawa, Y., Kang, H. & Yin, Y. (2010, March). Facilitating cultural competence in working with Asian children and their families. Presented at the annual conference of the American Counseling Association, Pittsburgh, PA.

    Schottelkorb, A. & Swan, K., & Ogawa, Y. (2009, October). Putting relationships first: Transforming the ASCA national model for school counselors in training. Presented at the annual conference of the Association for Counseling Education and Supervision, San Diego, CA.

    Ogawa, Y., Kubo, C., Yoshizawa, S., Yuno, T., & Ohnogi, A. (2009, September). Play and play therapy. Presented at the annual conference of the Japan Association of Clinical Psychologists, Tokyo, Japan.   

    Wickstrom, A., & Ogawa, Y. (2008). Advanced filial therapy model. Presented at the annual conference of the Association for Play Therapy International, Dallas, TX. 

    Ogawa, Y., Kubo, C., Yoshizawa, S., Yuno, T., & Ohnogi, A. (September, 2008). Limit-setting in play therapy. Presented at the annual conference of the Japan Association of Clinical Psychologists, Tsukuba, Ibaraki.   

    Bratton, Ceballos, Myers, Ogawa, & Sheely, (2007, October). The universal language of play: Understanding and helping children and families from diverse cultures. Presented at the annual conference of the Association for Play Therapy International, Hollywood, CA. 

    Ray, Ogawa, Brown, & Blanco. (2007, October). Child-centered play therapy: Dealing with hard stuff. Presented at the annual conference of the Association for Play Therapy International, Hollywood, CA. 

    Solt, M., & Ogawa, Y. (2005). Play therapy with children with attachment difficulties. Presented at the annual conference of the Association for Play Therapy International, Nashville, TN.