Monthly Archives: December 2015

Open over New Year!

Tokyo Mental Health is open for clients over the New Year week end. if you would like a consultation for counseling and psychotherapy, please contact us on [email protected] Happy New Year!

Collaboration with American Clinic Tokyo

I am pleased to announce that Tokyo Mental Health is now collaborating with American Clinic Tokyo to offer counseling and psychotherapy to the foreign community and bilingual Japanese people in Tokyo and the surrounding area. If you wish to see a UK-licensed psychiatrist for counseling or psychotherapy in Tokyo, please contact either Tokyo Mental Health […]

Guidance on management of Alcohol misuse disorders

Reviewing guidance on alcohol misuse disorders, I see that UK National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) has 3 documents on this topic. All are worth reading. One focuses on alcohol-related disorders, one on harmful use and dependence itself, and one on public health approaches including screening. The most striking point is how common alcohol harmful […]


I found an old but fascinating article on procrastination by Ainslie, available at his website here for those interested. Ainslie is a psychiatrist and has a background in behavioural psychology as well as a wide variety of other disciplines. He has published extensively on willpower and is a central figure in what is called picoeconomics. […]

Conference for counselors and psychotherapists on mindfulness

IMHPJ (of which I am currently the board secretary) is busy planning it`s 20th Annual Conference at Shunkoin Temple, Kyoto. This year the conference, focused on meeting training needs for counselors and psychotherapists, will provide training in mindfulness for delegates. The conference will be at Shunkoin Temple in Kyoto, on the weekend of March 4th, […]