TMH’s own Denisse Moreno at JLSN 2019 Conference!

Tokyo Mental Health’s own Denisse Moreno is presenting today at the JLSN 2019 Conference! Her presentation is called “How to Apply Cognitive Behavioral Techniques in the Classroom” and will focus on the way that specific techniques based in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, can be applied in the classroom.

Seasonal Affective Disorder: What to look out for, and how to manage it.

Angelica Gomez What is it? Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as S.A.D, is a type of depression that is associated with the changes in seasons. It most often starts in the Fall and continues on into the Winter. There are instances in which S.A.D affects people in the Spring as well as the Summer, but […]

It’s okay to feel!

In the process of improving and maintaining our mental health, it is important to remember that we are all human. We will have difficult days, and moments when it feels like all the progress we’ve made has fallen apart. That’s okay. You are allowed to feel the sadness, anger, frustration, and more. Try not to […]

Helping a Loved One with Anxiety

Angelica Gomez Anxiety is a human feature that we all experience from time to time. It allows us to avoid potential threats and keeps us alert. It is often described as ‘a feeling of unease, such as worry or fear, that can be mild or severe’ (NHS). You might know someone whose anxiety falls into […]

Time for another Mindful Moment!

Welcome to another Mindful Moment! Lets take this moment to become more aware of any tension in our faces and release it with a quick mindfulness exercise!

Management of Chronic Pain Pt. 1: A Physiotherapist’s Perspective

  Today we are happy to have a contribution by Mari Gish PT, Founder of Tokyo Physical Therapy, Minato City, Tokyo. She kicks off a two part series exploring management of chronic pain, from both the physiological and psychological perspectives.  Thank you Mari Gish for your contribution and insight! Chronic pain is defined as pain […]

Have you taken time to recharge lately?

Remember, just as a phone cannot run on low or empty battery, neither can you! Schedule consistent time for yourself into your week, and pay attention to your mental, physical, and emotional health. When you find yourself feeling depleted, take time to recharge! To learn more about recharging and taking care of your mental health, […]