Profession: Clinical Psychologist, Psychotherapist

Trained in the US as a PhD in Clinical Psychology, Ana is also a California licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with more than 25 years post-license experience. She has been in private practice in Tokyo since 1992 working with adults, adolescents, couples and families. Her approach integrates various therapeutic modalities including Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioral, Mindfulness and Neuroscience. Her specialties include relationship counseling and the treatment of anxiety, panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, depression and bipolar disorder. She consults in English and French.

Clients I Work With: Adults, Adolescents, Students, Gay/Lesbian, Returnees
Services I Offer: Individual Psychotherapy, Couple Therapy, Family Therapy, Individual Counseling, Consultation, Phone Counseling, Coaching, EAP
Phone: 03 3448-1272
Currently Accepting Clients?: Yes
Name of Practice: AMI COUNSELING
Business Address: 1-1-4 Kamiosaki, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
Cost of Services: Contact for current fee structure.
Languages: English, French
Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday. By appointment.
Notes: AMI COUNSELING est. 1993, is a 7 minute walk from either Meguro Stn (JR Yamanote Line) or Shiroganedai Stn. (Namboku or Mita Lines).

More than twenty-five years of clinical experience in the U.S. and Japan.

Extensive training in psychodynamic psychotherapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy and family systems approach at UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute-Autism Center, USC Psychiatric Hospital -Inpatient Unit, Verdugo Mental Health Center, Glen Roberts Child Study Center.

*Additional/Specialized Training: Emotionally Focused Therapy, Managing Infidelity, Treatment of OCD and Anxiety Disorders, Mindfulness based Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Grief Counseling, Executive Coaching.

Areas of specialty: Couples/relationship counseling, cross-cultural counseling.
Treatment of depression, anxiety, panic disorder, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder; personality disorders; consequences of abuse; stress management; anger management; workplace relationships and performance; women’s mental health including psychological aspects in pregnancy and infertility; postpartum depression.

My approach integrates psychodynamic theory and technique with evidence-based interventions including CBT and the latest findings in neuroscience research.
Degree: PhD Clinical Psychology (1992) California Graduate Institute, Los Angeles; MS Clinical Psychology (1983), California State University, Los Angeles.
Licensure & Registration: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (1989), Board of Behavioral Science Examiners-California (LMFT25022)