Doctoral Student, Nova Southeastern University
Biographical Info: Nozomu(Naz) Ozaki was born in Japan and have studied abroad in the United States since his undergraduate study in Psychology. Currently, he is an advanced doctoral student in Family Therapy at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, while coordinating various community outreach projects and services as a graduate assistant for the Department of Multidisciplinary Studies at NSU. He is an Intern for Marriage and Family Therapist and a candidate for American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Approved Supervisor.
He has practiced a systemic and resource-based approach to individual, couple, family, and group therapy for several years at various settings including a school clinic, mental health hospital, family strengthening program, and homeless shelter. He has numerous local, national, and international presentations, teaching experience, and publications in cultural differences in counseling, a relational approach to family therapy, and systems theories.
His doctoral dissertation is a naturalistic approach to students’ learning in systemic supervision. His interest also includes an application of systems approach to various disciplines.