Upon completing her Bachelor in Sociology and Masters in Education for Special Needs, Asako Mitani continued to find interest in applying music into special education. She completed her training to be a Music Therapist in Japan Welfare and Education College.

She is a certified Music Therapist registered under Japanese Music Therapy Association. She had practiced and brought awareness of Music Therapy to many institutions in Japan, including the Poco-a-Poco Music Therapy Studio, Tokyo Women’s Medical Hospital, Koto-ku Special Needs Support Centre, and Children and Family Support Centre. Asako is highly experience in working with special needs children and also has worked with NASOM (The National Autism Society of Malaysia) and other private special learning centres in Malaysia since 2012.