Dr. Tsutsumi specializes in treating Eating Disorders, OCD, and Anxiety related disorders utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), and Existential-Humanistic interventions. She has experience providing treatment in various levels of care settings ranging from outpatient, intensive outpatient, partial hospitalization, residential, and inpatient. She received clinical training at UCLA's Semel Institute and spent a year working at the UCLA Intensive Outpatient Program treating those diagnosed with severe OCD. Dr. Tsutsumi completed her predoctoral internship at Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital, where she received further specialized training in treating OCD and Eating Disorders. Her dissertation research involved administering Dr. Eric Stice’s eating disorder prevention program to high school cheerleaders.

Dr. Tsutsumi grew up in Tokyo, Japan where she recognized the scarcity of mental health resources in the country. She plans to bring accessible empirically-supported therapeutic treatments to Japan.

Professional Education

  • Psy.D, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Clinical Psychology (2021)
  • Fellowship, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Stanford University Hospital (2022)
  • Predoctoral Internship, Amita Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital (2021)

Stanford Advisors

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Clinical Psychology

Lab Affiliations