Hello, and welcome to Better Help!
My name is Nanaho Sawano. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of New York. My approach is client-centered, compassionate, and nonjudgmental. I have experience working with people who are exploring how they identify themselves and relate to the world around them—including multicultural issues, sexual orientation as well as relationship orientation (monogamous, non-monogamous, polyamorous, etc)—in the way they most feel comfortable within their skin. I very much enjoy helping people with the wide variety of challenges of life in these complicated times. I work with folks struggling with issues from the wear and tear of day to day living -- to those grappling with sometimes serious depression, bipolar disorder, schizoaffective disorder, and schizophrenia. I consider it an honor to help people who are working so hard, every day, to maintain their wellbeing, and also to support them in understanding that, sometimes, just getting through the day something to be proud of.
I look forward to meeting you and helping you .
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture, Expats, Family of Origin Issues, Guilt and Shame, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Prejudice and Discrimination, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia
NY LCSW 089503
NJ LCSW 44SC06200100
Nanaho has been great through all our sessions and so supportive. She makes me feel heard and gives genuine insight on my issues. I’m grateful to have found such an amazing therapist and would definitely recommend Nanaho.
Written on Dec 14, 2022 after therapy with Nanaho for 6 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, lgbt, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, and eating disorders
Nanaho was a very empathetic and helpful therapist. I would definitely recommend them.
Written on Nov 22, 2022 after therapy with Nanaho for 9 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and adhd
I have been in therapy with Nanaho for just around a year. As a British born Chinese female who is also queer, Nanaho has helped me to navigate a lot of issue including: romantic relationships, cultural identity, childhood trauma, parent issues and work issues. With the help of Nanaho, I feel that I have really grown as a person and now have better coping skills! Many thanks Nanaho!
Written on Nov 11, 2022 after therapy with Nanaho for 11 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and anger management
Nanaho is really great, she provides such great insight which are relatable and workable too. Her sessions always leave me feeling better and productive. She’s very empathetic and has great cultural knowledge. Would 100% recommend her to my friends and family.
Written on Sep 02, 2022 after therapy with Nanaho for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and bipolar disorder
She’s extremely professional and knowledgeable that I can rely on. I have so many great things to tell you about her but just let me say that I am very grateful that she’s my therapist.
Written on Jul 16, 2022 after therapy with Nanaho for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, and bipolar disorder
Nanaho is very kind and thoughtful. I appreciate her intelligence. She offers thoughtful suggestions and reframing and I always feel respected and cared for
Written on Jun 09, 2022 after therapy with Nanaho for 5 months on issues concerning depression, and self esteem