Tel No: 0267 42-8490
Fax: 0267 42-8490
Profession: Counselor, Psychotherapist
Area: Kanto|Tokyo, Chubu|Nagano
Population: Adults, Adolescents, Women, Men, Gay/Lesbian, Returnees, Transgender, Gender Variance, and LGBT issues.
Services: Individual Psychotherapy, Couple Therapy, Transgender Support, Group Therapy, Seminars and Workshops, Clinical Supervision, Internet Counseling, Skype or phone session available.
Hours: 9am-7pm weekdays, Sat/Sun by appointment
Fee: 10,000-17,000yen /session:
Phone sessions available: Skype Y9000/session
Degree: MA Psychology. Contemplative Psychology, MA. The Naropa Institute, Boulder, Colorado. Graduated 1998. Contemplative Psychology, draws on Western and non-Western understandings of mental processes, particularly on Tibetan Buddhist and Zen traditions as well as modern analytic and humanistic approaches to psychotherapy.
Graduate Studies in Women's Studies, San Francisco State University, SF, Ca. 1997.
Graduate Studies in Buddhist Studies, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, Ca. 1997.
Criminal Justice/concentration sociology BA/Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas. Graduated 1974.
License: Colorado, US. Licensed Professional Counselor. #2714. Issued 7/1/2000
ACA/American Counseling Association/Licensed Professional counselor. 5/98.
IMHPJ International Mental Health Professionals Japan Member since Jan 2003
Phi Beta Kappa
Practice and Address: Private Practice, Kim Oswalt, MA, LPC-Psychotherapy Services
Tokyo office - Tamagawa Station, Tokyo,
Nagano/Gunnma office - Karuizawa station, Nagano,
Directions: Tokyo Location: Western Tokyo/5 minute walk from Tamagawa Station, South Exit
(Nagano/Gunnma prefectures Location) near Karuizawa station
Notes: I specialize in Contemplative Psychology, multicultural/cross-cultural, sexual orientation, and gender-variance. I also work on life transitions, life threatening illness, grief, and substance abuse/dual diagnoses. As a clinical supervisor, I provide individual/group supervision and training for the Counselors at the US Navy hospital, specializing in substance abuse and multicultural issues. I also see clients suffering from depression, anxiety, and general adjustment issues.
I provide skype/phone counseling for all JETs and train/specialize in LGBT issues/transgender transition. I have served on the Board of Directors at IMHPJ, and am a member of Stonewall Japan.
Additional: Private Practice Psychotherapy, Boulder, Colorado. (1998-present).
Boulder Gender Support Group, Co-Founder/facilitator (1998-2002).
Internship completed at University of Colorado, Multicultural Psychological Services, Boulder, Colorado. (1997-1998).
Counseling Center, Boulder, Co. (1997).
IMHPJ Board of Directors: Past Ethics Representative
Institute of Multicultural Development, workshops and seminars on multicultural issues. Boulder, Colorado (1997-1998).
In addition to the above mentioned experience, I have worked in the field of Human Rights, non-profit community organizations, homeless populations, refugee resettlement, peace and justice in Central America, and Criminal Justice for approximately 15 years.
Finally, I am a professional musician studying, recording and performing contemporary Japanese music for 20 and 25 string koto. As a performing musician, I work with performance anxiety.