Membership Status
Clinical Member
Clinical Psychologist, Psychologist, Family Therapist, Psychotherapist
Currently Accepting Clients?

I am a Licensed clinical psychologist and member of The Association of Japanese Clinical Psychologists. I can accommodate my various intervention training to put the client needs and wishes first, allay various symptoms in their varying degrees, adjust to their stages of development and cure, and to work in alliance with the clients' personality, cultural background, and experiences.

I work with depression, anxiety, panic attacks, psychosoma, stress-related issues. Interventions include CBT, Mindfulness, Psychodynamic psychotherapy, Imaging techniques etc. I am bilingual and have had clients of mixed backgrounds both in Japan and abroad. I also do Couples Counseling.

Clients I Work With
Adults, Adolescents, Older Adults, Students, Gay/Lesbian, Returnees
Services I Offer
Individual Psychotherapy, Couple Therapy, Group Therapy, Family Therapy, Clinical Supervision, Information and Referral, Consultation
English, Japanese, French
Name of Practice
Aki Counseling
090 3428-2333
Business Address
Azabudai 1-1-20-108, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Service Fee
sliding scale from 12,000yen per session
MA Counseling Psychology, University of Maryland
Licensure & Registration
Japan - Certification (JCBCP) #7730
Switzerland - Federation Suisse des Psychologues (PSP)
Work history: clinics and private practice.

Having lived, studied, worked and raised children in many different countries, US, Europe, and Asia, this seasoned therapist is familiar with any kind of problem under the sun. Training in psychodynamic psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, couples and family therapy. Extensive experience in cultural adjustment, adolescents, depression, anxiety and panic attacks, eating disorders. Welcomes those who want to change and improve their lives and relationships.
Additional Education
Dynamics of psychotherapy Training Program 1995-1997
Extern: Eugene Myer Treatment Center, USA.
Internship: Juntendo Medical Hospital,
Mediator: Tokyo Family Court