Therapists Accepting Clients

Akiko J. Ohnogi

Clinical Member

Kanto - Tokyo - -


Clinical Psychologist, Child Psychologist, Psychotherapist, Play therapist


Adults, Adolescents, Children, Older Adults, Women, Men, Students, Gay/Lesbian, Returnees,


English, Japanese


Ohnogi Psychotherapy and Counseling Clinic


3-3-27 Azabudai, Azabudai Flats 302
Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0041
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Roppongi and Kamiyacho on the Hibiya line; Roppongi Ichome and Azabujyuban on the Nanboku line; Roppongi and Azabujyuban on the Oedo line; all approx. 10 min. walk or basic cab fare: see map (no parking in building; several nearby public parking places)


03 3560-6641


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every weekday afternoon, evenings, and nights excluding Japanese national holidays,
Unavailable: weekends, Japanese national holidays, while away on conference several times a year, usual vacation time, around a week during New Years, a few more weeks throughout the year


initial assessment session 90 minutes 25,000yen; 20,000yen per subsequent 45 minute sessions (including supervision sessions; couples sessions are usually 2x45min. for 40,000yen but can be 1x45min for)


Individual Psychotherapy, Couple Therapy, Group Therapy, Family Therapy, Individual Counseling, Seminars and Workshops, Clinical Supervision, Parenting Educational/Counseling, Consultation, Play Therapy (treatment & educational)


Psy.D. (doctorate in psychology) and MA from California School of Professional Psychology San Diego campus; BA in psychology from International Christian University; (alumni of International School of the Sacred Heart and Nishimachi International School; grew up in US & Japan).


American Psychological Association (APA), full member, Association for Play Therapy (APT), clinical member, International Association of Dynamic Psychotherapy(IADP), clinical member, International Mental Health Professionals Japan (IMHPJ), board member, Japan Association for Play Therapy (JAPT), co-founder & board director , Nana's Children Mental Health Foundation, board advisor.

Adjunct faculty teaching Play Therapy at International Christian University (ICU)psychology graduate school in Tokyo

Former adjunct faculty at California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP), Japan campus

Former clinical psychologist at Tokyo English Life Line (TELL) Counseling Service in Tokyo

Former school counselor at Nishimachi International School (NIS) in Tokyo

Former director of the children's psychology department and the English speaking client's department, and clinical psychologist at the Institute of Psychoanalytic Systems Psychotherapy (PAS) in Tokyo

Full-time psychology intern at Kaiser Permanente in California

Psychology intern at Children's Outpatient Psychiatry Department in California

Psychology intern at Loma Portal Mental Health Facility in California

Psychology practicum student at South Bay Guidance Center in California

Provided direct psychological assistance to Sri Lankan tsunami orphans, through Operation USA and Association for Play Therapy (USA), trained hospital staff at the Niigata Prefectural Mental Health Medical Center regarding response and treatment to the Chuetsu earthquake, and invited to present at the 7th annual trauma conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Invited annually from 2002 to present to the Wroxton International Play Therapy Study Group in the UK for leading play therapists around the world.

Notes: "Play Therapy (co-founder and board director of Japan Association for Play Therapy - association endorsed by Association for Play Therapy in US), Child Psychotherapy, Parenting, Multicultural Issues, Cultural Adjustment, Intercultural Relationships

Publications include International Handbook of Play Therapy, Play Therapy with Very Young Children (in print), and several English and Japanese journal publications (see publications

Psychotherapy/counseling/parenting with infants and parents.

Clinical supervision of mental health professionals and mental health graduate students at internships.
Educational supervision/counseling of mental health graduate students. Young children and their families, multicultural issues, parenting skills