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Online therapy in Tokyo

Online therapy is offered in Osaka, Kobe and Tokyo. Online therapy means you see your therapist over the internet using a webcam. You can receive online therapy from wherever you are as long as you have access to a computer with a webcam and high-speed internet access. Online therapy takes advantage of new technologies to offer a safe place for individuals to speak about their problems.

Online therapy is an alternative to traditional face-to-face therapy sessions. Online therapy lets people see their therapists at times and places where they otherwise could not due to logistical reasons (e.g., geography, schedule). With online therapy you can receive the help you need without placing additional burdens on your busy life.

One of the reasons why online therapy is not offered in many places is because of licensing issues in Japan (you can read more about legal issues in Japan here). However, if you are concerned that you might be committing a violation of law by receiving online therapy with your therapist outside of Japan, please contact your therapist for advice.

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Mental Health in Tokyo

Tokyo is the capital of Japan with a population of 13,388,000 inhabitants. According to recent statistics, about 6.2% of the population has mental health conditions. One in five people is estimated to be living with a mental health condition in Japan. These disturbing numbers show that there is still an immense stigma attached to mental illness in the country, with many people choosing not to disclose their diagnosis for fear of discrimination among other things.

One particular mental health condition which is still almost invisible in Japan is Schizophrenia. It’s estimated that 20 million people worldwide suffer from the illness yet it is still not well-known, even among medical professionals. But many people have decided to break this stigma by sharing their stories on Twitter.

Their people have been using the hashtag #統合失調症 to share their personal experiences with Schizophrenia and hopefully, inspire others.


Best Therapists in Tokyo

Dr. Hiromi Fukuda

Dr. Hiromi Fukuda is a very experienced therapist who specializes in multi-therapeutic approaches to therapy that include body psychotherapy, art therapy, dance movement therapy, and music therapy combined with cognitive-behavioral therapy for specific conditions such as anxiety disorders, depression, and stress management among others. Some of her more common clients are students dealing with exam stress, businessmen struggling with over work-related stress, parents dealing with relationship problems or rebellious children, etc…

Ms. Yumiko Iida

Ms. Yumiko Iida is a therapist who works with victims of sexual assault and other similar traumas. She gives counseling to the victims and helps them recover from their traumas.

Ms. Yukari Nishijima

Ms. Yukari Nishijima is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and also has a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology, she currently provides individual therapy for those struggling with depression, eating disorders, anxiety disorder, phobias as well as those that are going through a divorce but her specialties lie in family therapy for those nonviolent conflicts within families such as parent-child relationship issues or sibling rivalry amongst others.

Mr. Haruhiko Tibana

Mr. Haruhiko Tibana is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with extensive clinical experience in dealing with children, adolescents, and adults. He provides individual therapy for those struggling with anxiety disorder, depression, relationship problems, anger management among others.

Ms. Junko Ishigami

Ms. Junko Ishigami is a psychodramatist and uses this approach for those experiencing relationship problems, parents who are worried about their rebellious children, those with mood disorders such as depression and anxiety disorder among others.

Types of therapists in Tokyo

  • Relationship therapists in Tokyo
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  • – Child therapists in Tokyo
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  • – Anxiety therapists in Tokyo
  • Depression therapists in Tokyo
  • – Stress therapists in Tokyo
  • – LGBTQ therapists in Tokyo
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  • – Sex therapists in Tokyo
  • – Employee therapists in Tokyo
  • – PTSD therapists in Tokyo
  • – Bipolar therapists in Tokyo
  • – Insomnia therapists in Tokyo
  • – Panic Attacks therapists in Tokyo
  • – OCD therapists in Tokyo

Common types of therapies in Tokyo

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Most common therapy approach in Tokyo is where the therapist challenges your negative thoughts about you and the world. He tries to alter unwanted behaviors or treat disorders such as depression.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Second most common therapy approach in Tokyo is which the therapists teach behavioral skills (mindfulness & emotion regulation) to help clients enhance motivation. DBT is often used for mental health issues including eating disorders, PTSD, personality disorder, self-harming notions.

Existential Therapy

3rd most common therapy treatment in Tokyo focuses on self-actualization in the face of people’s challenges. Existential therapy aids clients in confronting hard and distressing truths about life and death.

Other therapy approaches include:

ACT Therapy in Tokyo, Art Therapy in Tokyo, Behavioral Therapy in Tokyo, Contemplative Therapy in Tokyo, Play Therapy in Tokyo, EMDR Therapy in Tokyo, Emotionally Focused Therapy in Tokyo, Existential Therapy in Tokyo, Experiential Therapy in Tokyo, Gestalt Therapy in Tokyo, Hypnotherapy Therapy in Tokyo, Music Therapy Therapy in Tokyo, Narrative Therapy in Tokyo, Psychodynamic Therapy in Tokyo, Psychoanalytic Therapy in Tokyo, and Somatic Therapy in Tokyo.


Psychologists or therapists in Tokyo help people understand and handle different life problems and mental health issues.

They diagnose and treat mental disorders, learning disabilities, and behavioral problems.

You should expect to pay between $100 and $250 for a face-to-face therapy session with a Tokyo area therapist.  Online therapy in Tokyo is relatively affordable and therapists charge between $30 to $ 150. You can book both online and face-to-face sessions with a therapist in Tokyo via MantraCare.

In case you are looking for free therapists or free therapy, you can choose to call the Tokyo free helpline number. There are a few online therapy options that can be free or low-cost. At MantraCare, therapy can cost you as low as $10.

Anyone interested in working as a therapist or counselor in the Tokyo area must earn at least an accredited master’s degree in counseling or social work. Tokyo also has some continuing education requirements, and every counselor or therapist is required to know all the rules and laws that pertain to their profession.

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Tokyo Counselor or Therapists Directory

MantraCare offers a comprehensive and free directory listing of therapists in Tokyo. If you’re a therapist starting your own private practice in Tokyo, you can market your practice via our Free therapist directories