Monthly Archives: April 2020


Tokyo Mental Health Covid-19 Support Group

Are you struggling to access social support during the Covid-19 pandemic? Tokyo Mental Health will be running a weekly 4 part support group session specially designed for those feeling in need of warm and understanding peer support – which can be difficult to get during times of strict quarantine measures and social distancing. The group […]

Take care

A friendly reminder that our therapy team at Tokyo Mental Health are here to provide you with the support you need. Tokyo Mental Health will continue to provide mental health services during the COVID-19 pandemic. We will remain open as usual every day from 9:00am until 9:00pm. It’s OK to ask for help! We are […]

Tokyo Mental Health Welcomes Yoriko Nishi

Tokyo Mental Health welcomes Yoriko Nishi, L.M.F.T. to our expanding team of counselors! Yoriko is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and a member of the California Association of Marriage & Family Therapist. Yoriko has experience in working with all ages from children to older adults with depression, trauma, addiction, ADD, ADHD, PTSD, adjustment […]

新冠肺炎疫情:檢疫隔離、保持社交距離與潛在的心理健康議題(中文版)

新型冠狀病毒(COVID-19新冠肺炎)的爆發導致許多國家實施了居家檢疫和自我隔離的政策,影響接觸傳染病或有症狀的人的可能性。在家中或專門設施中進行檢疫或隔離通常是讓人不愉快的經歷,對心理健康的負面影響包括憤怒、焦慮、憂鬱、失眠、或創傷後壓力症候群的症狀(Brooks et al., 2020)。

新型コロナウイルス(COVID-19)感染予防対策による メンタルヘルスへの影響について

新型コロナウイルス(COVID-19)の発生により、世界の多くの国々においてはウイルス感染予防対策の一環として、自己隔離を要請しています。しかし、ソーシャル・ディスタンシング(感染予防戦略を示す言葉で、“感染拡大を防ぐために物理的な距離をとる”という意味)のための自宅待機や指定施設においての自己隔離によって、不便や不自由を感じることも少なくありません。そして、そのような状況下における心理的影響として、怒り、不安、抑うつ、不眠、心的外傷ストレス障害(PTSD)などがあることが示唆されています(Brooks et al., 2020)。

Social distancing, isolation and mental health in response to COVID-19

Author: Yu Yamamoto, MSc. Although social distancing is a key to reducing the risk of infecting others, it is important that we remain mindful about its potential psychological impact, especially to those who are generally more vulnerable in difficult times like now. The outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has led many countries […]