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Chiaki Abe

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​​I am a psychotherapist/analyst at Tokyo International Psychotherapy in Shibuya, where I work with adults for mood disorder, anxiety disorder, panic attack, PTSD, trauma, grieving, cross-cultural and relationship issues. My essential approach is psychoanalytically oriented, based on Freudian, Winnicottian, Sullivanian, and Kohutian theory.

Carol Agrimson

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In a Hiroshima-based and online practice since 2009, I use a pragmatic, holistic and collaborative approach with an aim towards growing choices and safety in relationship to self and others. Clients often seek my help when they're struggling with familiar patterns in which they feel stuck, or want to anchor positive change while in transition. Experienced working with depression, loss, anxiety, trauma, isolation and cross-cultural issues.

Josh Hudnut

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I am a licensed marriage and family therapist in California. I work with couples, individuals, and adolescents. I see clients who are seeking personal growth in themselves and in their relationships, and our work focuses on any of various issues the client brings, not limited to, but which may include one or several of the following: managing anxiety or depression, healing from trauma, addiction, body image issues, and the grieving process. I use a combination of cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, somatic/body-oriented therapy, and relational/humanistic counseling in my work.

Joan Jastram

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I am a licensed clinical psychologist from the U.S. (St. Paul, Minnesota) where I earned my doctoral degree and worked for five years in a private practice before moving to Tokyo in 2016. Perhaps you are feeling like Dorothy in the land of Oz— somewhat disoriented and struggling with transitions. Or you may have been in Japan awhile, but could use some help in addressing emotional or relational difficulties that are more challenging in a new environment. I would like to help. As you may have discovered when you moved, emotional issues tag along, and, in some cases, grow in the face of foreign life stressors. My private practice provides a safe, supportive space that makes room for you to explore, identify and process these issues and move towards a more intentional life with greater freedom, decreased compulsive and impulsive behaviors, and healthier relationships. ​Now that’s the place in which we would all like to live!

Yuko Kawanishi

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I am a master’s level social worker licensed in New York State (LMSW). I work with young adults, middle-aged, and older individuals with cross-cultural adjustment problems, stress, depression, anxiety, family and relationship issues and more. Also as a sociologist (Ph.D.) specializing in mental health and as a college faculty of international programs, I have been counselling foreign students as well as Japanese students for almost 20 years. I have researched and written extensively on cross-cultural psychological issues and have given many public lectures on the topic.

Andrew Lee Kissane

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Andrew graduated University of Cambridge School of Medicine in 1998 and undertook his psychiatry training in UK before moving to Tokyo in 2009 to complete a PhD at Keio University School of Medicine in 2015. He has a post-graduate diploma in Cognitive Analytic Therapy from University of East Anglia, is a member of Royal College of Psychiatrists and British Association for Psychopharmacology, and is on the GMC Specialist Register in UK. He holds both a UK and a Japanese medical license. Andrew now holds a psychiatry clinic at American Clinic Tokyo and has a private psychotherapy practice, Tokyo Mental Health, in Ginza.

Eric Lenhardt

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I am a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in the State of Pennsylvania. My clients are English-speakers (all nationalities and Japanese) seeking a multi-cultural perspective. I integrate various therapeutic approaches, including existential/humanistic, EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) and relaxation/mindfulness. My clinical interests include depression, anxiety, ADHD, relationships, cultural adjustment, marital, parenting and grief and loss. Please click here if you would like to see a two minute video on my practice. I see clients at Sogetsu Counseling in Shizuoka City and online.

Ana Maloyan-Kishida

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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.

Tomoko Masuda

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I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the State of Virginia, National Certified Counselor in the US (NCC), and a member of the Association of Japanese Clinical Psychologists (Rinsho-Shinrishi). I see clients who have concerns including but not limited to stress management, depression, anxiety, OCD, ADHD, parenting skills, interpersonal matters, and cross-cultural issues.

Ralph Mora

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I am a clinical psychologist licensed in New York and offer a full range of psychological services for all ages including children to seniors. I also offer forensic and developmental consultations and clinical supervision for mental health professionals. I trained at Adelphi University and have over 35 years of experience. I am well versed in a number of techniques but practiced based on serving the best needs of my clients. I believe that the relationship between the client and psychologist is one of the most important factors in having a successful treatment experience.

Michael Nevans

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Michael Nevans is a California-licensed Marriage and Family Therapist educated at the University of California, San Diego (B.A.) and University of San Diego (M.A.). Before joining Tokyo Mental Health, he served as Clinical Director of Residential and Detox Services at a substance abuse treatment center in California, where he supervised 30 employees and led teams across six departments. As a clinician, Nevans utilizes a client-centered therapy approach, employing tools from EMDR, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Bowenian Family Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy. He has experience with short-term and long-term case management, including coordination with outside health providers and community agencies.

Gayle Olsen

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​I am a Licensed Master Social Worker in the state of New York and a Distance Certified Counselor (DCC); experienced in working with adults, adolescents, couples and families on a wide range of social and emotional issues. With a broad-spectrum of work experience integrating various therapeutic modalities to fit the needs of the client, I have a full-time private practice that includes seeing clients face-to-face as well as via teletherapy. In addition to providing private counseling, I also conduct Wellness Programs based workshops and seminars for schools, companies and organizations. I strongly believe that counseling is a collaborative process where the therapist and client will work together to figure out what is happening and explore what can be done to overcome the issues at hand.

Betsey Olson

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I am a psychologist licensed in the U.S. states of New Hampshire and Massachusetts and am in private practice here in Tokyo. I work with adults and children in Individual, Couple and Family therapy and am qualified to practice EMDR. My approach is holistic and supports the intimacy of mind, body, and spirit interaction. I feel I provide guidance for those seeking problem resolution toward a fuller, more meaningful life.

Akiko Oshima

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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.

Reggie Pawle

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I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California and Hawaii. I have worked with clients in three countries – USA, Japan, and Thailand. I also have a Ph.D. in East-West Psychology. I have taught cross-cultural psychology in Japan and counseling psychology in Thailand. My research has focused on integrating Asian traditions with Western psychotherapy. I have worked in psychotherapy with teenagers and adults, both individuals and couples, on a wide variety of issues within a holistic and cross-cultural context, including cultural issues, anxiety, depression, anger, relationship issues, substance issues, direction and meaning in life, life changes, sexuality, and personal growth. My training is both in Western modalities (Gestalt, somatic, existential, cognitive behavioral, client-centered, Motivational Interviewing) and in Asian modalities (Zen Buddhism, mindfulness, Tai Chi, Japanese therapies Morita and Naikan).

Joanna Sato

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Joanna is a clinical psychologist with more than twenty years of clinical experience. She is eclectic in her therapeutic work, inspired by cognitive-behavioral therapy, analytical psychology, mindfulness and art therapies. Her areas of expertise include cross-cultural adjustment, anxiety, depression, trauma, loss, grief, relationship difficulties, life transitions and personal growth. She also offers life and executive coaching. Joanna is based in Tokyo and sees clients there as well as in Osaka and Kobe. She is available to work via Skype.

Ron Shumsky

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I'm a clinical psychologist and child neuropsychologist. Most of my work involves learning and developmental evaluation with children; trying to understand how a child learns, and by extension, how to engage and teach that child in ways that best fit their learning. I work very extensively with ADHD, and extensively with Autism and Dyslexia too, plus childhood anxiety disorders -- though on a more fundamental level, the purpose is to get beyond the labels or disorders and to better explain how the child is thinking/learning/understanding or feeling, and given that, how to help him or her accordingly.

Nicolas Tajan

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I am a French psychologist and Associate Professor at Kyoto University. I work with infants, children, adolescents, adults, couples and families (counseling, psychotherapy, psychoanalysis). I am a member of the Japanese Society for Transcultural Psychiatry, the Japanese Forum of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Le Pari de Lacan, and the Lacan Society of Japan. I am a Spouse of a Japanese national and I have professional proficiency in English and Japanese.

Machi Taniguchi

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I am a psychotherapist at Tokyo International Psychotherapy in Shibuya. I am licensed as LMHC in the State of Massachusetts. I work with adults and adolescents who suffer from addiction issues, mood disorder, anxiety disorder, PTSD, Adult Children of Alcoholics, co-dependency, life phase issues, grieving, adjustment problems, cross-cultural issues, and relationship issues. My therapeutic approaches are Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, interpersonal therapy, Client-centered therapy.

Andrew Imbrie Tezuka

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As a PhD-level, licensed clinical marriage and family therapist (LCMFT) in Kansas (USA), I work with a wide range of clientele presenting various psychological and relational concerns. An LCMFT is a specialist in interpersonal human system dynamics - not only limited to marital and family system. Having lived and counseled in many countries, I've developed expertise in providing culturally-sensitive, practical and integrative counseling approach. Also, as an ordained minister I offer pastoral counseling for clients who desire for integrative Christian counseling approach. The offices are in two different locations in Kansai area - Kobe and Takasago (between Kakogawa and Himeji)

Daniel Velasco

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I have been practicing counseling and coaching in the Tokyo, Saitama, and Yamanashi areas since 2012, and specialize in existential therapy and positive psychology. I mostly work with international students studying in Japanese universities, temporary workers (e.g., ALTs), and expatriates who are struggling with symptoms or issues associated with culture shock, assimilation, and acculturation. I have a PhD in International Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, and am also a certified Positive Psychology Coach.

Lil (Camilla) Wills

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I am a BACP accredited British counsellor/psychotherapist located in Kansai between Kobe and Osaka (also internet). I work with adults, couples and children, using relational psychotherapy (psychodynamic, attachment, humanistic, systemic), CBT, mindfulness, and trauma approaches. Play therapy is the primary method with children. Therapy is a collaborative endeavour and selecting and adapting the approach for the particular client is as important as methodologies themselves. I see a wide range of issues, among them depression, anxiety, relational difficulties, social anxiety, cross-cultural issues, career/life choices, childhood and later trauma, parenting, eating disorders, self-harm, and also specialise in diverse gender and sexuality issues.

Reiko Yamamoto

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I have received education in social work and did psychotherapy training in New York. I have worked in various mental health settings, including a 9/11 mental health program. In 2003, I moved to Japan and opened a private practice office, So-getsu psychotherapy in Shizuoka. So-getsu now has three other therapists offering psychotherapy, supervision, seminars, speeches and NHA trainings. My book "Communicating using upside down energy: Creating greatness by NHA" was published in October 2016. My current mission is to introduce NHA in Japan and to train young therapists as a Clinical Director.

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I am originally from Oregon, USA and have both an MA in Counseling Psychology (1986) and a Masters in Social Work (1992). I have lived in Tokyo for over 30 years and raised children in both the Japanese and international school systems. I know well the kind of stressors many ex-pats, families and Japanese returnees face in Japan. I use an eclectic approach to therapy to work with clients who face issues such as acculturation, depression and anxiety, relationship/ marital problems and work stress. I also give topical presentations at schools, clubs and companies. For over 20 years, I have given the keynote address on Culture Shock for Tokyo Here & Now at the Tokyo American Club.

Colin Zimbleman

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As a California licensed clinical psychologist, I work face-to-face as well is via teletherapy with people who are experiencing depression, anxiety, adjustment, and trauma related issues. I also work with couples as well as children using sandplay and art therapy. In practice, I integrate a depth psychological approach (Jungian, psychoanalytic) with cognitive behavioral interventions as needed. I am also trained in EMDR therapy, and utilize this treatment across a range of issues to quickly process triggering memories and experiences.