Dr. Noriko Watanabe was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan.
After she moved to California in 1986, she began her studies in psychology at California State University and graduated with a BA in Psychology. She continued her studies to earn an MA and a Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology.
She became a CA licensed clinical psychologist. Her clinical experiences include San Diego Sharp Hospital and several community mental health clinics where she worked with diverse mental health patients.
In 2009, she opened her private practice in San Diego where she conducted approximately 1000 counseling sessions per year. In 2016, Dr. Watanabe opened Integral Counseling Services in Tokyo, Japan. (PSY 22509)