The PTG Lab welcomes Tomoko Matsui! Tomoko is a Social Worker and Health Psychotherapist specializing in medical psychology and psycho-oncology. She is currently a second year doctoral student at Osaka University in Japan where she is part of the Clinical Thanatology and Geriatric Behavioral Science Laboratory. Her main research interests are in help seeking behaviors, such as counseling and psychotherapy among cancer patients. She hopes to find factors that encourage or interfere with help seeking behavior and develop an intervention program for cancer patients. During her time here in the U.S., Tomoko will be working with Dr. Taku to write a manuscript about help seeking behaviors and PTG.