Curriculum Vitae

Professional Experience

May 2004 to presentCertified Advanced Rolfer™ and Rolf Movement® Practitioner
Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapist
Psychotherapist

PRIVATE PRACTICE & TEACHING
Tokyo (Japan), Ubud (Bali), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Singapore
• Private Rolfing® Structural Integration, Rolf Movement® Integration, Craniosacral therapy and psychotherapy sessions in Tokyo and other Asian countries, including Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore
• Teach workshops in Rolf Movement® Integration and Craniosacral therapy
• Co-teach Rolfing trainings and workshops
Jul 1999 to Apr 2003Freelance Technical Writer and Translator
TECHNICAL WRITER, TRANSLATOR, EDITOR
Tokyo, Japan
• Write English manuals for Epson printers
• Translate manuals from Japanese to English for hardware (mobile phones, commercial copiers, handheld mobile devices) and software (networking software, video editing software) of major manufacturers such as Canon, Fujitsu, Toshiba, NEC, and Sony
• Edit English manuals for hardware and software
Oct 1995 to Mar 1997Goodtimes Entertainment
MACINTOSH SUPPORT SPECIALIST
New York, NY, USA
• Networked all Macintosh systems in the company
• Integrated the Macintosh network into the larger Windows-based network
• Provided technical support to all Macintosh users, as well as designing and implementing a maintenance program
Sep 1997 to Jan 1998The Japan Foundation
SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR
Bangkok, Thailand
• Single-handedly designed and implemented the foundation’s LAN (Local Area Network)
• Provided technical support to all users of the network
• Designed and conducted organization-wide training on using the computer and the LAN
• Conceptualized and created all networked database files for the Center's Film Archive, Cultural Properties and Japanese Language Teaching Materials
Oct 1994 to Sep 1995Freelance Computer Consultant
MACINTOSH SPECIALIST
Bangkok, Thailand
• Troubleshooting Macintosh systems
• Provided consultation on setting up Macintosh networks and Internet connections
• Provided technical support on implementing and using multi-lingual Macintosh systems
Dec 1989 to Jun 1990Golden Harvest Film Production Company
ASSISTANT PRODUCTION MANAGER
Hong Kong
• Director Jackie Chan’s Project Eagle
• Coordinated with foreign production houses for location-shooting in Spain, Morocco and the Philippines
• Selected crew members and participated in the casting of actors
• Assisted in the budgeting of the production
Jun 1989 to Nov 1989Popsight Film Production Company
ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR
Hong Kong
• Director Ann Hui’s Song of the Exile
• Assisted the Director in various aspects of the production
• Location-shooting in London, Macau and Japan

Education

Nov 2006 to Jul 2009KARUNA INSTITUTE, MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY
MA in Buddhist Psychotherapy Practice
Devon, England, UK
• Core Process Psychotherapy
• Tutors: Maura Sills, Franklyn Sills, Ian Rees
Apr 1998 to Dec 1998UNIVERSIDAD DE SALAMANCA
Intensive Spanish
Salamanca, Spain
• Advanced level Spanish
Sep 1993 to Sep 1994KEIO UNIVERSITY
Intensive Japanese
Tokyo, Japan
• Advanced level Japanese
Sep 1991 to May 1993COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY
MA in East Asian Studies
New York, NY, USA
• Graduate School of Arts and Science
Sep 1986 to May 1989NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
BFA in Film and Television Production
New York, NY, USA
• Tisch School of the Arts
• Graduated with Honors