About us

Mayumi Shimada

Founder of Guardian
Certified Psychologist in Japan
International NLP Certified Practitioner
Certified Hypnotherapist (National Guild of Hypnotists)


Born in Nagano, Japan
After graduating from junior college in Nagoya, studied in Tennessee, USA. After working at the New York branch of a Japanese bank and in real estate financing, she moved to a U.S. airline company. Studied clinical psychology at a graduate school in Kyoto, Japan. After graduation, she gained experience in counseling in both school and medical settings.
Currently, she works as a full-time counselor at an international high school and a vocational school, and teaches psychology courses in English and Japanese. She also works as a counselor in a mental health clinic. She has taught English interviews for foreign airlines at an airline school and English classes for domestic airlines.