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Tokyo Mental Health welcomes Eileen, an experienced US counselor

Tokyo Mental Health is happy to announce that a new talk therapist has joined their staff. Eileen Nielsen is an experienced counselor, having received her Masters in counseling in the United States. Eileen has extensive experience counseling those with anxiety and depression, having recently worked with survivors of the 3-11 disaster in northern Japan, as […]

TMH welcomes Xander, expanding our team of clinical psychologists

Tokyo Mental Health is delighted to announce that we will be joined in November by a new clinical psychologist, Dr. Alexander Krieg. “Xander” obtained his PhD and licensure qualifications in the United States and has worked in a wide variety of settings including community mental health centers, university counseling centers, private practice, and public schools. […]

TMH welcomes Rio Yamaguchi, Clinical Psychologist to the team

Tokyo Mental Health is delighted to announce that we will be joined in September by a new Clinical Psychologist, Rio Yamaguchi. Rio obtained her qualifications in Australia and has worked in private practices in both Sydney and Melbourne. Rio has a strong background in assessing children and adolescents for a wide range of psychological conditions, […]

Tokyo Mental Health Welcomes Michael Nevans

TMH is happy to announce that as we begin a new chapter in our new office in Shintomi, we will also be expanding our clinical team. Starting in July, we will be joined by our new director of psychological services, Michael Nevans. Michael is a classically trained couples and family therapist in the state of […]

Tokyo Mental Health has Moved

We are pleased to announce that Tokyo Mental Health has moved to a new office in Shintomi. The building features a relaxing space and is a convenient, 1-minute walk from exit 3 of Shintomi-cho station. It is also a 9-minute walk from exit A1 of Takaracho station, a 10-minute walk from exit 1 of Kyobashi […]

Publication of the most recent outcomes for mood disorders at American Clinic Tokyo

We are pleased to announce the publication of the most recent outcomes for mood disorders at American Clinic Tokyo at the Royal College of Psychiatrists International Congress in Birmingham, the U.K., on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. It was discovered that 76% of people who came with depression achieved full remission from their symptoms. “Re-Audit of […]

Psychological testing

We are delighted to announce that, beginning in May, Tokyo Mental Health will be able to provide psychological testing for our English and Spanish speaking clients. So what are Psychological Tests? And, what are they for? A psychological test is an instrument used to measure a specific psychological aspect or characteristic of a client. This […]

CBT and Cognitive Distortions, Part 2

As the first step in working with cognitive distortions is increasing awareness of the biased patterns of thinking, the second goes into “cognitive restructuring”. Here, the therapist will guide the individual to beginning to develop alternatives to the distorted thoughts, and thus, “replace” the harmful thoughts. Such alternatives will be facts or reminders that are […]

CBT and Cognitive Distortions, Part 1

One of the most popular and widely researched forms of therapy available today is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). While CBT focuses on both the cognitive and behavioral dimensions of an individual’s functioning, one of the main focuses of this mode of therapy is identifying ways in which one’s thinking patterns are biased or distorted. In […]

New Psychotherapist Starts at Tokyo Mental Health

I’m excited to announce that with the new year, I’ll be joined by an American psychotherapist, Mandie Maurer, who is coming to Tokyo from the University of Michigan Department of Psychiatry. Mandie was trained in the University of Michigan Ambulatory Psychiatry Department and has conducted individual and group psychotherapy with individuals dealing with a range […]