Dr Andrew Kissane is a UK-licensed medical psychiatrist and doctor working in Tokyo, Japan. He is the only Tokyo psychiatrist (and the only English psychiatrist in Japan) specifically licensed by the Ministry of Welfare to treat foreign nationals in Japan and holds a Japanese medical license. He is the American Clinic Tokyo Psychiatrist, holding the Tokyo Psychiatry Clinic there 2 days per week, and also provides counseling and psychotherapy at a private practice in Ginza.
Dr Kissane matriculated at Girton College in 1993, and after completing a Bachelor of Arts in experimental psychology, graduated from University of Cambridge School of Medicine in 1998. He undertook his medical psychiatric training at Cambridge while studying for a Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Analytic Therapy at University of East Anglia, and completed studying for his PhD at Keio University School of Medicine in Tokyo in March 2015.
Dr Kissane is on the UK General Medical Council Medical Register, and holds a Licence to Practice in UK. He is a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, a member of the British Association of Psychopharmacology, an Associate Research Fellow at Keio University School of Medicine with the Department of Health Policy and Management where he is conducting clinical research on depression and anxiety disorders, board secretary for International Mental Health Professionals Japan, a member of the Association of International Community Provider Organizations (AICPO) in Tokyo, and also Director of m-powerD, a mental health technology start up developing Psynary.