Amina Mohabbat, LCSW
Amina Akita Mohabbat is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in the state of California. She also holds a Pupil Personnel Credential Service certificate (family/youth focused). Amina holds 2 Bachelors of Arts degrees in Psychology & Japanese from University of California, Davis, and a Masters in Social Welfare from University of California, Berkeley.
She has practiced in a wide range of settings for over 14 years from schools, inpatient psychiatric facilities, residential programs, community clinics, non profits, primary care clinics, to private and public first tier hospitals across the California bay area & also internationally. Including COVID19 frontline disaster work through the San Francisco Department of Public Health and Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital & Trauma Center (where she was part of a small federally funded medical social work & RN team bringing COVID cases to ZERO during the peak of the pandemic).
Internationally, she has studied community service, grassroots organizations & mental health in Japan, and practiced in Hong Kong through Hong Kong University, creating her own group wellness curriculum raising mental health awareness through cultural traditions/practices at Baptist Oi Kwan Social Services.
After passing the California Law and Ethics exam and clinical exam, she received her LCSW in late 2020 and has been practicing virtual psychotherapy in various online platforms. She specializes in anxiety, brief depression therapy, somatic/sensory therapy, mindfulness, music/art therapy, narrative therapy, positive psychology and the gut/nutritional care and delights in holding safe spaces to empower/heal BIPOC, immigrant, and Asian Pacific Islander community members of all backgrounds, including multicultural identified clientele.
She loves (lives, thinks, breathes!) music, mindfulness, being a foodie, animals, and her favorite sports teams are the San Francisco Giants & Warriors, Los Angeles Lakers, and the Chunichi Nagoya Dragons (her Japan hometown baseball league).