Monthly Archives: October 2019


Time for another Mindful Moment!

Welcome to another Mindful Moment! We at Tokyo Mental Health, love to practice mindfulness to relax our mind, body and soul. Lets take this moment to become more aware of any tension in our faces and release it with a quick mindfulness exercise! Check out more mindfulness resources on YouTube to help you relax! Struggling […]

Reactions Matter

We can all relate to the feeling “why me?” when something unexpected or unwanted happens to us. However, it’s important to remember that your actions are what determines the outcome, even when things seem like they are out of control! Tokyo Mental Health

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! What is Chronic Pain? Chronic pain is […]

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, […]

TMH Welcomes Mari Iwamoto M.A., Counselor

The Tokyo Mental Health team of providers continues to expand to fit your needs! Today we welcome Mari Iwamoto M.A. Mari completed her Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology in Japan and is licensed as a clinical psychotherapist by the Japanese Society of Certified Clinical Psychologist. She has experience working with children in infancy and school-age […]

When You Suspect That a Loved One is Suicidal: Indicators and Actions to take

Angelica Gomez In 2017 suicide rates in Japan were at about 21,000 deaths per year. Wataru Nishida, a psychologist at Tokyo’s Temple University claims that “Japan has no history of Christianity, so here suicide is not a sin. In fact, some look at it as a way of taking responsibility”. In 2014 on average 70 […]