PYC Child Development Laboratory 


Clinical Director: Yasuko Sugawara, M. Ed.


Licensed as

  • Certified Clinical Psychologist in Japan
  • Integrated Listening System (iLs) Associate 

Distinguished as 

  1.  iLs Voice-Pro trainer
  2. Safe and Sound Protocol 1st Provider in Japan
  3. iLs Autism Specialist 



  • Dedicated as a Psychologist/Counselor at a psychiatric clinic for 20+ years to support and help clients get their spirits back 
  • Worked as a School Counselor in Preschool, Elementary / Middle / High Schools
  • Successfully collaborated with many families to improve lives of ASD/ADHD clients through 15+ years of work with RDI principles and iLs tools
  • Functioning as a developmental therapist for preschoolers at a regional public family support center in Tokyo
  • Consulting  with families in Yokohama, Tokyo and Tohoku area 



  • B.A. in Latin American and Spanish History at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
  • M. Ed. in Counseling Psychology at Boston University
  • Teacher Credentials at Middle & High Schools
  • Educator Certification as School Guidance Counselor in Massachusetts, US (Kindergarten-9th grade)