Janeen Mahealani Tavares Agosto, PhD, NCC, LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Dr. Mahea Agosto is a graduate of Kamehameha Schools class of 1989. She received her Bachelors degree in Liberal Arts from University of Hawaii in 1995. She earned her Ph.D. degree in the study of the Philosophy of Psychology with a specialization in Clinical Psychology from Capella University in 2011.
Dr. Mahea Agosto has over 21 years of Clinical experience servicing a diverse ethnic and social population on the Leeward Coast of Oahu. As a Therapist and Doctorate Candidate, she regularly provides psychological treatment and educational support for adults and children residing in the Wai’anae Community. She has worked with many Native Hawaiian Families as a Parent Educator with Kamehameha Schools Early Education Program. She worked as a Sex Abuse Intake Coordinator for 2 years with the Wai’anae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. She has worked as a Therapist for The Hawaii Behavioral Health Center for 7 years and with Alakai Na Keiki for 17 years. Dr. Mahea is a certified Teacher and School Counselor for the State of Hawaii Department of Education. She has over 10 years of experience as a teacher and counselor with the Department of Education. Within the last 5 years, she became the Counselor Director at the Kamaile Academy Public Charter School, where she oversees the entire schools counseling department, provides educational and behavioral counseling for students, creates and coordinates school educational and social based programs as well as providing supervision, professional training and coordination for DOE Teachers and Counselors that needs supportive Educational and Mental Health services.
Dr. Mahea is focusing on helping adolescent and adult clients that are experiencing Trauma, PTSD, Domestic Abuse, Conduct Disorder, and Behavioral Interventions. She also provides clinical assessments and diagnosis for Depression, Anxiety, Bi-Polar, Attachment Disorder, ODD and Autism. She is certified for a diversity of treatment skills that she can use for each client. She, along with the client, will decide which treatment approach or behavior intervention would be the best option to proceed with. She provides therapeutic services for individuals, families, couples and groups.
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