Mental Health Institutions list-Abroad

 

Oganizations Abroad

Where Mental Heath Consultaion Services in Japanese language are available

 

last updated April 2019

 

  • The list below has been compiled with the result of the questionnaires carried out by "Group With" during March 2018. We have made efforts so that the information contained in the list should remain as original as that given in the questionnaire.
  • The list does not cover all the organizations in the area exhaustively.
  • For further information, please contact each organization directly.
  • The organizations are listed in the order of first, by nation and by city within the narion.

     

"Group With" is a non-profit voluntary organization composed of mothers with living experiences abroad.

The objective of "Group With" is to help and support children and their families planning to undergo similar experiences to adapt to foreign culture to enrich their lives abroad.

Overseas OrganizationsⒸ2003-2019Group With

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The Japan Education Center

country U.S.A
city/state New Rochelle, NY
website http://www.jeiny.org/cultural_exchange_center.html
address 56 Harrison St, Suite 505,
New Rochelle, NY 10801 U.S.A
phone (914) 305-2411
fax (914) 921-0393
email
officeHRS Phone:Mon. - Fri. 10:00am - 5:00pm
Face to face:by Appointment only
PIC Masako Mori Ph.D in Clinical Psychology ,
NY State licensed Psychologist

Shizuko Kame Barnes,
NY State certified School Psychologist
age Youth, Children
method Face to face, Phone, E-mail, Fax
field

Cultural/school adjustment, psychological/educational counseling, developmental disorders/speech delay, child-rearing issues

fees Phone Consultation : free charge
Face to face sessions: $120/90minutes, $95/50minutes
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Hamilton-Madison House, Japanese Clinic

country U.S.A
city/state NY
website http://www.hmhonline.org/
address 253 South Street,3rd Floor, New York, NY 10002 U.S.A.
Subway F-line:East Broadway Station, 3-4minutes by walk from the station
phone (212)720-4560/4561
fax
email
officeHRS Mon.-Fri. 9:00-17:00,
Tue. 12:00-20:00 Appointment by phone required,
PIC 【Representative】Fumi Matsuki Raith, LCSW,  NY State Licensed Clinical Social Worker
        Kumiko Takeshima, LMSW,  NY State Licensed Master Social Worker
age Adults, Seniors, Youth
method Face to face Individual psychotherapy for adult and child, marital therapy, psychiatric evaluation
field

Cross-cultural adaptation, marital problem, interpersonal relationship,

 depression, eating disorder, psychosis, personality disorder, etc. Provide  prescription by psychiatrist as necessary.
fees Medicare, Medicaid, Overseas travel insurance & health insurance accepted
$60ー$120 Sliding scale system accepted , 45 minutes/session
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Care the World

country U.S.A
city/state
website http://www.caretheworld.com/counseling/index.html
address
phone +81-080-2051-1290
fax
email
officeHRS email - 24/7, face-to-face - appointment base
PIC Nora Kohri, LMSW, MSW
Columbia University School of Social Work. International Medical Social Worker. Global Maternity and Parenting Consultant. New York State Licensed Social Worker.
age Adults only
method

E-mail,Face to face

field
Cultural adjustment, human relationship, affairs, marital relationship, international marriage, separation and divorce, domestic violence, anger control, stress management, unwanted pregnancy, parenting - birth to teenagers, bilingualism, raising children in bicultural settings,third-culture kids, adults third-culture kids, depression, anxiety, PTSD, loss & grief, parental stress, life coaching, career counseling, domestic helper relationship, children with disabilities and illness, etc.
fees please refer to the website
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2017-2020  Place of work : Okinawa, Japan
 
Nora Kohri is a bilingual and multicultural counselor. Lived in Japan, U.S., Singapore, and Canada. Founder of “Care the World” where she has been supporting families living abroad for nearly 30 years. Has been counseling via email to clients all over the world for over 10 years. Member of Japanese Medical Support Network in New York and Japanese Mental Health Counselor Network. Author of Overseas Birth, Raising Children Overseas, Love Shouldn’t Hurt, Life with Domestic 
Helpers, Raising Bilingual Children and more
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Kyoko Toyama  Ph.D. LMHC

country U.S.A
city/state NY
website http://www.laguardia.edu/cd/
address F. H. LaGuardia Community College, City University of New York,
B-236A College Discovery Program, Dept. of Counseling Interim Director
31-10 Thomson Avenue,Long Island City, N.Y. 11101,U.S.A
phone (718)482-5276
fax (718)609-2053
email
officeHRS Mon. - Thr. 9:30am - 6:00pm
PIC Kyoko Toyama  Ph.D.  LMHC
  NY Licensed Mental Health counselor
age Adults, Youth, College Students、Children
method Face to face(appointment by phone or e-mail required), Phone, E-mail Face to face: F. H. LaGuardia Community College,City University of New York students only
field

Cross-cultural adaptation, educational counseling, career counseling, depression, anxiety, independence of women etc.,Graduate student supervising

fees
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The Founding Executive Director of New York Taiko Aikokai  http://nytak.blogspot.com/

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WOMANKIND (Formerly New York Asian Women's Center)

country U.S.A
city/state NY
website https://www.iamwomankind.org/
address Brooklyn Office- 504 62nd street, Brooklyn, NY 11220
Queens Office- 86-26 Broadway, 2nd Fl., Elmhurst, NY 11373
Manhattan Office- 9 Mott street, Suite 200, New York, NY 10013
phone HOTLINE : (Toll-free)1-888-888-7702
fax
email
officeHRS Mon. - Fri. 9:00am - 5:00pm
PIC Kaori Nagao  
Master of Arts in Art Therapy / ATR (Registered Art Therapist)
age Adults, Childen(All)
method

Face to face, Phone, E-mail

field

Domestic Violence, Human Trafficking, Sexual assault victims 
The New York Asian Women’s Center (NYAWC) helps women and their children overcome domestic violence and other forms of abuse by empowering them to govern their own lives.  The Center provides a safe haven through multi-lingual support programs and shelter services.  In addition, the Center works to raise public awareness about violence against women, advocates for the rights of survivors, and acts as an agent of social change.

fees Free
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gender:ALL

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Block Wada Kazue, Psy D.   Clinical Psychology  LCSW

country U.S.A
city/state NY
website http://Psychologytoday.com
address NYC Office: 280 Park Avenue South, Suite 17L, New York, NY 10010 U.S.A.
Westchester Office: 1South Bradway Suite,1E2 White Plains, N.Y. 10601 U.S.A.
Long Island/Queens Office - Great Neck
NJ/Fort Lee Office
phone (212)598-0007, (914)319-5104
fax
email
officeHRS Mon. - Sat.(night time accepted ) Appointment required
PIC Kazue Wada Block, Psy D., LCSW
age Adults, Youth, Children, Family, Couple, Group
method Face to face, Phone, E-mail,skype
field

Cross-cultural adaptation, interpersonal relationship, family and couple problem, custody quarrel, depression, sleep disorder, panic disorder, stress disorder, ADHD, psychdynamic psychotherapy, dream interpretation,workshop, Graduate student supervising  

fees Slideing scale accepted, health insurance accepted
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Kazue Wada Block, LCSW  is a New York State Licensed, Bi-lingual/cultural competent Psychotherapist,works with Japanese and American Individual Adult/Child, Family, Couple.

* Private practitioner in New York City and Westchester
* Organizer/Coordinator of Support Group for Japanese Immigrants (SGJI)
* Member of Asian-American Mental Health Professionals at National Psychology Association
 for Psychoanalysis, Inc. (NPAP)
* Member of Japanese American Medical Support (JAMSNET)
 Mental Health Counselor Network (MHCN)
* PsyD in Clinical Psychology Eisner Professional Study Program

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Yasushi Iwata, MA,LMHC,LCAT,CASAC,NCC

country U.S.A
city/state NY
website http://www.iwataMHC.com
address 19 West 34th Street PH,
New York, NY 10001, U.S.A.
phone (212)882-1173
fax
email
officeHRS Tue.-Sat.(by appointment only),
Please ask for further details
by email or phone
PIC Yasush Iwata, MA,LMHC,LCAT,CASAC,NCC
NY Licensed Mental Health Counselor,
NY Licensed Created Arts Therapist,
NY Credentialed Alcoholism
and Substance Abuse Counselor,
National Certified Counselor
age Teenagers & Adults for
individual session and couple session
method

Face to face, Skype,
Line Video Chat, FaceTime

field

Multicultural adaptation, school/career problems,
family problems, adjustment disorder,
marriage problems,
international marriage,
divorce, depression, anxiety, stress, panic attacks,
PTSD, substance abuse
Modality of therapy: Psychotherapy
(Japanese/English)

fees Health Insurance accepted.
Cash, check, credit cards accepted
remarks
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Kimi Aoki,   LCSW

country U.S.A
city/state NY
website http://www.kimiaokitherapy.com
address (1)Manhattan: 841 Broadway Ste. 302 (bet 13th & 14th St), New York NY 10003, USA
(2)Fort Lee: 1605 John St. Ste. 314 Fort Lee, NJ 07024, USA
phone (917)531-0968 ( both 1 and 2 )
fax (347)841-3117
email
officeHRS by appointment only
PIC Kimi Aoki,  LCSW (NY & NJ State Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Psychotherapist)
age Adults, over 18 yrs.
method Face to Face, Phone, Video via Skype
field

Multicultural issues, depression, anxiety, panic, stress, insomnia, loss, isolation, parenting stress, postpartum depression, addiction, relationship issues, family issues, DV, trauma, developmental counseling, etc.

fees Health insurance, Overseas travel insurance
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Representative of Support Group for Single Japanese Mothers in NY

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Kyoko Sagara     LMHC LP

country U.S.A
city/state NY
website http://
address (1) Brooklyn office : 583 5th Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11215, U.S.A.
(2) Manhattan office : 36 W 25th Street, 10th Fl, New York, NY 10010, U.S.A
phone (347)217-3316
fax
email
officeHRS by appointment only
PIC Kyoko Sagara LMHC・LP
NY Licensed Mental Health Counselor, NY Licensed Psychoanalyst,
Gestalt Psychotherapy, Harm Reduction Psychotherapy, Somatic Psychotherapy
age Adults, Youth, Children
method Face to face, Skype/video session if necessary. Phone and email consultation for special circumstance.
field

Multicultural adaptation, anxiety and depression, panic disorder, family and couple counseling, cross cultural issues in marriage, pre and postnatal anxiety and depression, pareting issues,  educational counseling (juvenile delinquency, schooling issues), developmental counseling (learning disabilities, autisms,ADHD), AIDS, gay and lesbian issues, DV, PSTD, personality disorder,
eating disorder, substance abuse.

fees Sliding scale
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Haruna Miyamoto-Borg,   LCSW-R

country U.S.A
city/state NY
website http://www.lcswharuna.com
address 1133 Broadway Suite 920 New York, NY 10010, U.S.A.
phone (347)403-3508, (212)978-3257
fax
email
officeHRS Mon.Tue. Wed. Thur. Fri. Sat. (by appointment only )
PIC Haruna Miyamoto-Borg, LCSW-R
NY Licensed Clinical Social Worker
age Adults, Youth, Couple
method Face to face, Phone, skype
field

difficulty with cultural adaptation, family issues, problem with returning to the native culture, depression, anxiety disorder, prenatal/postnatal depression, issues around infertility treatment, panic attacks, trauma, couple counseling, and divorce.

fees Sliding scale system accepted, intake interview fee and counseling fee, health insurance accepted(Aetna, Medicare)
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Office of Yuko Hanakawa Ph.D. 

country U.S.A
city/state NY
website http://www.flowerrivers.com
address 1776 Broadway Suite 1704, New York, NY 10019
phone
fax
email
officeHRS Tue.,Thur.,Fri. 11:00-20:00 ,  Man.&Wed. 18::00 -20:
PIC Yuko Hanakawa, Ph.D., NY State Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Certified AEDP Therapist & Supervisor (AEDP: Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy), Zenger Certified Neurofeedback Trainer
age Adults
method Face to face, Phone, Online video program
field

Multicultural adaptation, family problems, relationship counseling, anxiety, depression,  psychological trauma, hypnotherapy, couple therapy

fees Please refer to the website. Overseas personal accident insurance accepted. Out-of-network accepted. Pay by check,credit card or cash.
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YUKI HASEGAWA COUNSELING

country U.S.A
city/state NY
website http://www.yukihasegawa.org
address 1110 2nd Ave, Suite 304, New York, New York County 10022
phone 210-728-6024
fax
email
officeHRS Mon. - Fri. 7:00am - 10:00pm, Sat. 7:00am - 6:00pm (by appointment)
PIC Yuki Hasegawa    MHC (Mental Health Counselor)
age Adults, Youth, Children
method Face to face, Phone, Skype
field

Multicultural adaptation, educational counseling, family issues,  problem with returning to the native culture,  stress arising from working environment and school, human relations, marital relationship, international marriage, dependence, depression ,  anxious, feeling of enervation, panic, personal development

fees Free for first session, Overseas personal accident insurance accepted, health insurance accepted
Please phone for details.
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Sanctuary for Families

country U.S.A
city/state NY
website http://www.sanctuaryforfamilies.org
address New York City Family Justice Center, Bronx
198 East 161st Street, 2nd Floor, Bronx, NY 10451, U.S.A
phone (212) 349 -6009  (main office in Manhattan)
fax
email
officeHRS
PIC
age Adults, Youth, Children
method
field
Sanctuary for Families is New York's leading service provider and advocate for survivors of domestic violence, sex trafficking, and related forms of gender violence. We provide a wide range of services free of charge. The services include (but are not limited to) Individual Counseling, Support Group, Children's Counseling, Shelters, Information and Referrals, Legal Representation and Advocacy, Economic Empowerment, Community Education and Outreach, and On-site Childcare.

fees
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Kumiko Ide

country U.S.A
city/state MA
website http://
address 49 Hancock St., Cambridge, MA 02139, U.S.A
279 Massachusetts Av., Arlington, MA 02476, U.S.A
phone 617-448-0422
fax
email
officeHRS BY Appointment
PIC Kumiko Ide LMFT, Ph.D
age Adults, Youth, Children
method

Face to face, Phone (Special Case only)

field

Cross-cultural adjustment issues, family problems, maladaptation  of returnee, Abuse, PTSD, mental illness (depression, anxiety, bipolar, schizophrenia, eating disorder, Personality disorder, etc), Domestic violence

fees Health insurance(BC/BS, HPHC, Aetna, Cigna, United Health Care)accepted, but uncovered portion to be paid each session.
$120/session (45-50 min) without insurance coverage.
In case of traveler's insurance, full amount needs to be paid, and reimbursement to be requsted by clients.
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Japanese Bostonians Support Line (JB Line, Inc.)

country U.S.A
city/state MA
website http://www.jbline.net
address 99 Massachusetts Avenue #Suite 6, Arlington, MA 02474
phone (781) 296-1800
fax (781) 648-4315
email
officeHRS all day (7days a week)
PIC Satoko Watanabe
MA Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
age Adults, Youth, Children
method Face to face, Phone, E-mail
field

Multicultural adaptation, educational counseling, family problems,developmental disorder, seniors, health, anything about living in Boston orNew England area, US

fees Helpline free / Therapy sliding scale (max $70/50 min.) Some insurance(BCBS, Tufts) are accepted / Direct support - actual fee
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Misato Nishijima LICSW

country U.S.A
city/state MA
website http://www.arbourhealth.com/organizations/arbour-counseling-services/
address Arbour Counseling ; 14 Fordham Road, Allston MA,
Personal office:1093 Beacon Street, Brookline, MA
phone 617-782-6460 (English) 617-637−5256(Japanese)
fax 617−782−6457(office)
email
officeHRS Flexible (8 am- 8 pm)
PIC Misato Nishijima LICSW
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
age Adults, Youth, Children
method Face to face
field

Multicultural adaptation, family problems,maladaptation  of returnee, developmental disorder, Outpatient,  In Home Therapy,  Home Based Outpatient

fees Arbour Health System has contracts with most insurance and managed care companies
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Yuki Kawaguchi  LMFT   LMHC

country U.S.A
city/state MA
website http://
address 49 Hancock Street Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
53 Center Street Northampton, MA 01060, USA
phone 617-407-5212
fax 781-772-1676
email
officeHRS BY Appointment
PIC Yuki Kawaguchi   LMFT., LMHC.
age Adults, Youth, Adolescence
method Face to face、Phone/E-MAIL(long distance only)
field
Anxiety, Depression, Multicultural adaptation, PTSD, Family problems, child-raising anxiety etc.
personal/ couple/ family counseling
fees Health insurance accepted (BCBS、Aetna, Cigna and others), Sliding scale system accepted
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Takako Suzuki Ph.D.   (Independent Practice)

country U.S.A
city/state PA
website http://
address 1Bala Ave., suit 230、 Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
phone (610)526-2928
fax
email
officeHRS Tue. Sat.   Appointment by phone or e-mail required
PIC Takako Suzuki, Ph.D.  PA licensed Clinical Psychologist
age Adults, Youth, Children
method Face to face, Phone, E-mail
field

stress management, Cross-cultural adjustment issues, education problems, international marriage, anxiety(worries), phobias, panic, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, trauma(EMDR)
cognitive-behavioral approach

fees Some coverage by Insurance and travel insurance possible, Highmark, Penn Behavioral Health
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Stone Garden Counseling
Reiko Berman Shingu, LCSW-C, MA

country U.S.A
city/state MD
website http://reikobermanshingu.com
address 610 E. Diamond Ave., #100, Gaithersburg, MD 20877 (Family Services, Inc. c/o Mental clinic)
Cabin John, MD 20818 (Home office)
phone (301) 840-3217 (answerphone only)
fax
email
officeHRS Tue. Thu (Clinic), Mon. Wed. Sat. (Home office)
PIC Reiko Berman Shingu, LCSW-C, MA. 
Psychotherapist, Clinical mentalhealth counselor (MD licensed (MA))
age teens (13+) and adults
method

Face to face, Video Phone, Phone

field

Dipression, Anxiety/Panic, Mental Illness, Trauma/PTSD, Grief and Loss, Relationship, Issues with life transition, Stress management, Cross-cultural adjustment, Conflict resolution
The rapeutic approaches include: Motivational Interview, CBT(Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), DBT(Dialectic Behavioral Therapy), Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Attachment-focused Therapy, Sand Therapy, Mindfulness and Life Coaching

fees First session - 90min. from second session - 60min., Aetna, Medicare/Medicaid are accepted, Sliding scale available. (Please contact through E-mail)
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Counseling for developmental disorder and children below 13 is outside my field of expertise.

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Living and Growing

 

country U.S.A
city/state MD
website https://psychothrapy-and-counseling-for-dancers.webnode.com
address 8777A 1st Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910 U.S.A
phone 301-920-0316
fax 301-565-9621
email
officeHRS Mon. - Fri. 9:00am - 5:00p.m.
PIC Junko Araki
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (Maryland), Licensed Professional Counselor (DC), Board Certified Dance/Movement Therapist
age Adults, Youth, Children
method

Face to face

field

Depression and Other Emotional Difficulties, Anxiety, Trauma, Self-esteem issues, Body-image issues, Identity crisis, Relationship issues

fees We are in network of Aetna, Care First, Cigna, and Maryland Medicaid. Sliding scale is available.
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Psychiatric nurse practitioner is on site for medication management. Please refer our website for more information. https://www.livingandgrowing.org

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