Tokyo Mental Health Counselors


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Counselor Counseling and Psychotherapy at Shintomi Office

Melanie Ersapah received her Masters of Science in Counselling and Psychotherapy from Keele University in the U.K. She has worked with adults and young people with a range of issues, including anxietydepression, bereavement, work stress and relationship issues. She gained her experience working in a local charity based in Greater London. She had a variety of clients from a range of backgrounds and needs. She is a person-centered therapist who incorporates mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) practices into her work to suit her clients’ needs. She also has qualifications in online therapy and understands that there is a high-demand for online services presently.

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Counselor Counseling and Psychotherapy at Shintomi Office

Melissa Krahmer holds a Master’s in Social Work from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., and currently holds a LMSW for the state of Texas. She has worked with adults and adolescents diagnosed with a severe and persistent mental illness (schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and depression) and crisis. She also has experience working with clients with intellectual disabilities (IDD) and related conditions (autism, etc.). Melissa has formal education in military informed training, including providing service to active and retired military veterans, those with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and clients with substance-related issues. 

Tokyo and Online

Counselor Counseling and Psychotherapy at Shintomi Office

JouAn Chen , also known as Anne, holds a bachelor’s degree in Clinical Psychology in Taiwan. She completed her Master’s degree in Marriage and Family therapy and also received Certificate of Advanced Study in Child Therapy from Syracuse University. Anne provides services, in English and Mandarin, to individuals, couples, and families. Her theoretical orientation includes training in systemic theory, narrative therapy, solution-focused therapy, emotionally focused therapy, and CBT.

Tokyo and Online

Counselor Counseling and Psychotherapy at Shintomi Office

Amanda Stradling holds a Master of Social Work from Boston College where she graduated with academic honors. She is currently a Licensed Master Social Worker in the State of New York, working towards her clinical license. As a social worker, Amanda’s therapeutic approach focuses on the importance of human relationships and the dignity and self-worth of her clients. Using a strengths based approach, Amanda and her clients work together to develop new skills and strengthen their most meaningful relationships.

Tokyo and Online

CounselorCounseling and Psychotherapy at Shintomi Office

Ryota Sakurai a Licensed Industrial Counselor working toward getting an MFT license. He has worked with clients with depression, general anxiety, social anxiety, behavioral problems, PTSD, schizophrenia, bipolar disorders, and substance misuse. He uses cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, motivational interviewing, object relations, and seeking safety. He also has experience working with couples and families.

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Counselor Counseling and Psychotherapy at Shintomi Office

George Takeda holds a Master of Science degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in the state of California with over 9 years of experience. George has provided counseling for a wide range of people of different ages, ethnicities, religions, and socioeconomic backgrounds to treat various mental health struggles, including depression, anxiety, trauma, anger management, grief/loss, relationship issues, etc. While supporting children with overcoming their struggles, George also worked with parents on parenting skills and crisis management so that they have the tools they need to effectively support their children.

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Counselor Counseling and Psychotherapy at Shintomi Office

Estefania Ospina-Alikhan is a Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist (LCMFT) that is fluent and bilingual in English and Spanish. She has had consistent experience working with clients of all ages and diverse backgrounds conducting individual, family, and couples therapy. Through this clinical experience and ongoing individualized training, Estefania is equipped with a variety of therapeutic skills to provide specialized treatment for adults seeking to address mental health challenges. These include depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, grief and loss, childhood trauma, abuse, relationship distress, and navigating life transitions. 

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Counselor Counseling and Psychotherapy at Shintomi Office

Currently Kyoko is not available for new clients.

Kyoko completed her Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling in Kentucky, U.S. She has worked in both individual and group settings, mainly with college-age students and young adults. She has experience working with individuals with various issues such as mood disorders, anxiety disorders, eating disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), adjustment disorder, deliberate self harm, identity issues, and cross-cultural issues. Kyoko’s theoretical orientation is mainly a combination of family-system, cognitive behavioral, and psychodynamic theory. 

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CounselorCounseling and Psychotherapy at Shintomi Office

Yoriko is a licensed psychotherapist. Yoriko worked as a Lead Clinical Supervisor at the Community Mental Health Center in the USA seeing clients and training licensed and unlicensed clinicians. Yoriko has experience working with individuals of all ages, from young children to older adults, with depression, trauma, substance misuse, ADD/ADHD, PTSD, adjustment disorders, general anxiety, social anxiety, behavioral problems, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and many other conditions. Her treatment approaches include cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, motivational interviewing, object relations, seeking safety, interpersonal therapy, play/art therapy, and solution focused therapy.