Mental Health Institutions list-Abroad

 

Oganizations Abroad

Where Mental Heath Consultaion Services in Japanese language are available

 

last updated June 2022

 

  • 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Ⓒ2003-2021Group With

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The Japan Education Center

Country or Area 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
email
officeHRS Phone:Mon. - Fri. 10:00am - 5:00pm
Face to face:by Appointment only
PIC Masako Mori, Ph.D., NY State licensed Clinical Psychologist

Shizuko Kame Barnes,
NY State certified School Psychologist
age Youth, Children
method

Virtual face-to-face sessions, Phone, E-mail

field

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

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

Country or Area 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, LCSW,  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 or Area U.S.A
city/state New Rochelle, New York
website http://www.caretheworld.com/eng/counseling.html
address New Rochelle, New York
phone 1-914-451-8186
fax
email
officeHRS email - 24/7, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm EST
PIC Nora Kohri, LCSW, LMSW, MSW
Clinical Social Worker, counselor
International Medical Social Worker.
Overseas Birth and Parenting Consultant.

Delaware State Licensed Clinical Social Worker.
New York State Licensed Master Social Worker.

Columbia University, School of Social Work.
age Children, Adolescents, Adults
method

e-mail,face to face,  phone, ZOOM

field

Cultural adjustment,relationship, 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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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 clients across the glove. 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 or Area 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.   psychological philosophy, professor of counseling psychology
            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,(including new environments adaptation, for instance, counseling for children and adults raised in a family under cross-culture environments such as race and religeion) educational counseling, career counseling, depression, anxiety, independence of women etc.,and Supervision for graduate students of counseling psychology department

fees Free
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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 or Area U.S.A
city/state NY
website https://www.iamwomankind.org/
address 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, ATR-BC
Board Certified 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 or Area 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.(Currently closed)
Westchester Office: 1South Bradway Suite,1E2 White Plains, N.Y. 10601 U.S.A.
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,FaceTime

In person session by request (Please send me an email for office location)

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 or Area U.S.A
city/state NY
website http://www.iwataMHC.com
address 347 5th Ave Suite 1402-546
New York, NY 10016-5010
phone (212)882-1173
fax
email
officeHRS Tue.-Sat.(by appointment only),
Please ask for further details
by email or phone
PIC Yasushi 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, Online Video Program, Phone

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
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Kyoko Sagara     LMHC LP

Country or Area U.S.A
city/state NY
website http://
address 530 8th Street, 1st Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11215
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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name

Haruna Miyamoto-Borg,   LCSW-R

Country or Area U.S.A
city/state NY
website http://www.lcswharuna.com
address 303 Fifth Ave Suite 1503 New York, NY 10016
phone (347)403-3508
fax
email
officeHRS 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
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Office of Yuko Hanakawa Ph.D. 

Country or Area U.S.A
city/state NY
website http://www.flowerrivers.com
address 225 Broadway, Suite 1570, New York, NY 10007
phone 646-492-3408
fax
email
officeHRS Monday - Friday
PIC Yuko Hanakawa, Ph.D., NY State Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Senior Faculty at AEDP Institute (AEDP: Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy)
age Adults
method

Face to face, Phone, Online video (zoom)

field

Attachment trauma, anxiety, depression, multicultural issues, family problems, relationship issues

fees Please refer to the website.
remarks
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YUKI HASEGAWA COUNSELING

Country or Area U.S.A
city/state NY
website http://www.yukihasegawa.org
address 928 Broadway, Suite 300 New York, NY 10010
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 or Area 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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Yoko Farmer, LCSW

Country or Area U.S.A
city/state NY
website https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists/yoko-farmer-pittsford-ny /762529
address 20 Office Park Way suite 125, Pittsford NY 14534
phone 585-789-0718
fax 585-673-2259
email
officeHRS Tue.& Fri. 9:30am - 15:00pm (by appointment only )
PIC Yoko Farmer  Licencsed Clinical Social Worker in New York and Washington DC
age Adults, Youth
method

Face to face(by appointment only), Phone, E-mail, Doxy.me(online-session)
*Washington, D.C.: Accept only Online session

field

multicultural adaptation, educational counseling, family problems, maladaptation of returnee, Anxiety disorder, Depression, trauma, international marriage(Couple counseling)

fees $100/session, Health insurance(BC/BS)
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name

Kumiko Ide

Country or Area U.S.A
city/state MA
website http://
address 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

Zoom

field

Cross-cultural adjustment issues, family problems, couple's issues, 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.
$150/session without insurance coverage (Considering the rebenue, Sliding Scale Fee will be applied from $100.)
In case of traveler's insurance, full amount needs to be paid, and reimbursement to be requested by clients.
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name

Japanese Bostonians Support Line (JB Line, Inc.)

Country or Area 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 Consultation via telephone
Weekday: 10:00am-4:00pm
Outside business hours: Leave message to the answering phone. We try to respond to the message ASAP.
We also respond to E-mail message.
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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name

Misato Nishijima LICSW

Country or Area U.S.A
city/state MA
website
address 185 Devonshire Street, Boston, 124 Harvard Street, Brookline
phone 617-637−5256(Japanese)
fax
email
officeHRS Flexible (8 am- 8 pm)
PIC Misato Nishijima LICSW
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
age Adults, Youth, Children
method

Online,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.Sliding scale system accepted,
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name

Yuki Kawaguchi  LMFT   LMHC

Country or Area 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 413-341-4428
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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name

Takako Suzuki Ph.D.   (Independent Practice)

Country or Area U.S.A
city/state PA
website http://
address Suburbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (currently closed)
phone (610)526-2928
fax
email
officeHRS Tue.~Sat.(10am~7pm)  
PIC Takako Suzuki, Ph.D.  PA licensed Clinical Psychologist
age Adults, Youth, Children
method

 Appointment by phone or e-mail required:online

field

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

fees Some coverage by Insurance and travel insurance possible
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name

Stone Garden Counseling
Reiko Berman Shingu, LCSW-C, LCSW, MA

Country or Area U.S.A
city/state MD
website http://reikobermanshingu.com
address Cabin John, MD (Home office)
phone 202-460-6272
fax
email
officeHRS With appointment
PIC Reiko Berman Shingu, LCSW-C, LCSW,MA. 
Psychotherapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Maryland and Virginia)
Certified Trauma and Grief Counselor
age teens (16+) to adults
method

Face to face, Online, Phone

field

Depression, Anxiety/Panic, Mental Illness/management, Trauma/PTSD, Grief and Loss, Relationship, Issues(Couple/Family/workplace), Issues due to life transition, Cross-cultural adjustment etc. 

fees Insurance: Blue Cross, Blue Shield, Care First/Aetna. Sliding scale available. (Please contact through E-mail)
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name

 荒木淳子 Junko Araki, LCPC, LPC, BC-DMT

 

Country or Area U.S.A
city/state MD
website https://www.somaticdancetherapy.com/
address Silver Spring, MD 20910 U.S.A
phone 443-906-3725
fax
email
officeHRS Mon. - Fri. appointment only
PIC Junko Araki
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (Maryland), Licensed Professional Counselor (DC,Virginia), Board Certified Dance/Movement Therapist
age Adults, Youth,
method

Telehealth

field

Self-esteem/Self-image, Trauma, Emotional Dysregulation, Depression, Anxiety/Perfection, Relationship Issues, Stress Management/Self-care, Adjustment Isues, Identity Crisis

fees Blue Cross Blue Shield, Care First, Cigna, United Healthcare,Maryland Medicaid, Out-of-network, Please refer to our website for more information. https://www.livingandgrowing.org
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