Monthly Archives: September 2019

Japanese Cultural Influence on LGBT Mental health

Kisumi KanLast June was Pride Month, and people celebrated with events like Tokyo Rainbow Parade in April. In the most updated survey of the National Institute of Population and Social Security Research, published on April 25 2019, 8.2% of Japan’s population (1 in 12 people) identifies as LGBTA or are uncertain about their sexual orientation. […]

The Importance of Boundaries

Creating and maintaining healthy boundaries is important to understanding our experiences, our limits, and our interactions with other people; all of which have major influences on our mental health. What do healthy boundaries look like for you? How do you maintain them?For assistance with exploring and strengthening your boundaries, contact us and set up a session […]

Mindful Moments

Stressed?Take a mindful moment to get some relief, with this simple breathing exercise!For help managing persistent anxiety or stress, visit our counseling and psychotherapy page to contact us, and set up a session with one of our experienced providers!

What is the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory?

Author: Jasmina Sandor M.A., Psychologist  The MMPI service is currently unavailable at Tokyo Mental Health. Please visit our psychology testing page to learn more about other available options. The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI, or the MMPI-2) is the most widely used test for measuring personality psychopathology in the world. It was developed at the […]

Breathing Exercise to Control anxiety

Dr. Lena Akai, at American Clinic Tokyo, offers an evidence based breathing exercise to help control anxiety. Give it a try! To learn more about anxiety management and to book a session with one of TMH’s experienced providers, visit our Counseling and Therapy page at

Tokyo Mental Health Welcomes Ryota Sakurai to our expanding team!

We are happy to welcome Ryota Sakurai to Tokyo Mental Health’s growing team of service providers. Ryota is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT), and Licensed Industrial Counselor, who received his Masters in Clinical Psychology from California State University, Fullerton. He has experience working as a counselor for children with behavioral problems, as well as in treatment […]

Tokyo Mental Health Welcomes Jasmina Sandor M.A., Psychologist

Tokyo Mental Health is happy to welcome Jasmina Sandor to our growing team of service providers. Jasmina graduated from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, Croatia in 2010, received her psychology license from the Psychology Chamber and her school counselor license from the Croatian Ministry of science and education. She is performing […]