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Self Help


Changing Bad Habits

Bad Habits, they’re easy to make but hard to break. You might be wondering, “what is a ‘bad’ habit?” Some common examples that come to mind when people are asked this question are; Procrastinating Swearing Biting fingernails Alcohol consumption Daily coffee drinking Overspending Smoking Eating too much fast food Cracking knuckles Using devices late at […]

Upcoming research at Tokyo Mental Health

Tokyo Mental Health would like to welcome Haruko Hoshino, a graduate student at St. Luke’s International University, who will be requesting participants for her study on depression in expatriate populations in Japan. Read on to learn more about Haruko and her research. I’m Haruko Hoshino, a Graduate student of Public Health in St. Luke’s International […]

Tokyo Mental Health Presents it’s Employee Assistance Program

Tokyo Mental Health providers Kyoko Murata and Ryota Sakurai recently made two presentations, promoting TMH’s Employee Assistance Program to companies in the Tokyo area. Keep reading to learn more about their experiences!     In October, we went to Tokyo American Club to do a three-hour presentation in front of about 15 HR people from […]

LGBTQ+ in Japan, Resources

A few weeks ago we posted an article, written by our awesome volunteer alum, Kisumi, detailing difficulties within the lives of Japan’s LGBTQ+ population. Today, we follow that up with this informative episode of Viceland, further exploring what it is like to be a member of this population, living in Japan. If you are LGBTQ+ […]

January Workshop: “Keeping the Love You Find”

Join us on January 25, 2020 for “Keeping the Love you Find”, a workshop on using self exploration as a way to develop healthier, more successful relationships! TMH Director of Psychological Services, Michael Nevans, will be running this highly informative workshop for people at any stage in a relationship, and any relationship status. Single, married, […]

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TMH’s own Denisse Moreno at JLSN 2019 Conference!

Tokyo Mental Health’s own Denisse Moreno is presenting today at the JLSN 2019 Conference! Her presentation is called “How to Apply Cognitive Behavioral Techniques in the Classroom” and will focus on the way that specific techniques based in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, can be applied in the classroom.

Seasonal Affective Disorder: What to look out for, and how to manage it.

Angelica Gomez What is it? Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as S.A.D, is a type of depression that is associated with the changes in seasons. It most often starts in the Fall and continues on into the Winter. There are instances in which S.A.D affects people in the Spring as well as the Summer, but […]

It’s okay to feel!

In the process of improving and maintaining our mental health, it is important to remember that we are all human. We will have difficult days, and moments when it feels like all the progress we’ve made has fallen apart. That’s okay. You are allowed to feel the sadness, anger, frustration, and more. Try not to […]