Eileen Nielsen M.A. | Therapist at Tokyo Mental Health
Eileen is an experienced Talk Therapist with a Masters degree in Counselling with over a decade of experience in the United States and Japan. She has provided therapy and care for a wide range of conditions, in both private and educational settings, for a spectrum of ages from teenagers to the elderly.Eileen completed her Masters degree in Counseling at Cairn University in Pennsylvania, USA with a specialisation in personal, family and marriage counseling. While at the Devereux Foundation, a US-based nonprofit behavioral health organization, Eileen assisted teens with a wide range of emotional and behavioural disorders. Whist serving as a secondary school guidance counselor, she specialised in counseling students coping with self-harm, depression, anxiety, and eating disorders. An emphasis was counseling students struggling with identity issues, specifically adoption and gender issues. Eileen provided trauma care to survivors of the 3-11 Disaster in Tohoku, Japan for two and a half years. During this time, Eileen also provided online video counselling for those suffering from secondary Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD) throughout Japan following the disaster.Eileen has maintained a private counselling practice for ten years, serving the expat community in Japan. She has extensive counseling experience assisting with a wide range of conditions including personal and family relational issues, social anxiety, occupational stresses, and tensions associated with cross-cultural living.Eileen maintains a safe, comfortable environment for adolescents and adults, utilising her knowledge of cognitive behavioural therapy, along with relaxation and visualisation techniques, for a wide variety of mental health issues. She is herself a passionate member of an international Christian non-profit in Japan and practices faith-based and Christian counseling.
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
- Stress Assessment using the Cerny-Smith Assessment
- Talk Therapy for all ages
- Christian and Faith based Counseling
- Online Counselling