TRICARE Prime Client Feedback Survey

At Tokyo Mental Health we take feedback about our services seriously. We want to know what we are doing well and what areas we can improve on. Our clients’ voices are integral to the process of making changes to the services that we provide. We see a range of different clients but a large portion […]

Shintomi Office Golden Week 2022 Hours

Happy Golden Week! Tokyo Mental Health Shintomi Therapy Office will be open as usual, except for April 29th (9 AM to 5 PM) and May 1st (12 PM and 8 PM). Please feel free to contact us if you would like to make an appointment or have any questions. You can also check our frequently asked […]

TMH Welcomes Shahroze Suzuki

Tokyo Mental Health is delighted to welcome Shahroze Suzuki, a new addition to our growing international team of therapists.Shahroze received his M.Phil. in professional psychology from Bahria University, Karachi Campus. Shahroze has extensive experience working in psychiatric and psychological therapeutic setups. He also has worked in rehabilitation centres employing a variety of psychological assessment tools […]

Tips to Help You Adapt to Change

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have been manifold, but among the most pervasive is the amount of personal and societal change it has caused many people to go through. From major changes in employment and living situations to shifts in Japanese immigration regulations and restrictions regarding travel, many of us have had to adapt […]

Suicide Data and Trends in Japan

Concerned about someone with suicidal thoughts or having suicidal thoughts yourself? If someone you know is exhibiting warning signs for suicide, don’t be afraid to ask if he or she is depressed or thinking about suicide. Listen without judging and if possible, encourage them to seek professional help. If you have suicidal thoughts, know that […]

Tokyo Mental Health Welcomes Rubendev Singh Dhillon

We are delighted to welcome our new counselor, Rubendev Singh Dhillon, to Tokyo Mental Health’s growing team of mental health providers!Ruben is a Level 2 Member and Registered Counselor with the Australian Counseling Association (ACA) and a Licensed Registered Counselor with the Board of Counselors, Malaysia. He completed his BA in Psychology at Nottingham University […]

10 Powerful Quotes Against Mental Health Stigma

Do you feel comfortable talking about your mental health? Have you ever stopped yourself from sharing your mental struggles with your friends and family? Despite some recent efforts, mental health stigma still very much exists in our society. Let’s take a look at some quotes about mental health stigma. Through them, we might be able […]

How to Write a Diary: There Are More Ways Than One!

When life gets overwhelmingly busy and stressful, it can be difficult to find the time and the emotional capacity to check in with yourself and how you have been feeling. For many, writing in a diary or journal at the end of a difficult day may bring relief and clarity. For others, the prospect of […]

Goal Setting (At Any Time of Year)

Although the beginning of the year is a time when many people reflect on their personal goals, don’t worry if you missed out on thinking through some New Year’s resolutions. While we may feel pressured to do so when the New Year rolls around, goal setting is an important activity that you can undertake at […]

Getting a Mental Disability Certificate (Seishin Shogaisha Techo) in Japan

While many may have heard of a disability certification/registration system here in Japan, actually getting one – especially when in a foreign country – can be tricky and  bureaucratic procedures can seem daunting. Nonetheless, it is encouraged to acquire the certificate if eligible, because it offers a wide range of benefits that can lower the […]