Child and Adolescent Counseling Services, Tokyo Japan

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   Therapy for ADD/ADHD
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Our service is affiliated with the Meguro Counseling Center

Tokyo Families

We provide community education on family, children, and adolescent issues through the Tokyo Families Magazine. Click the image to see the article archive.

Tokyo Pregnancy Group

We have presented on the topic of Post-Partum Depression to the Tokyo Pregnancy Group. Click the image to see information on Post-Partum Depression.


A portion of counseling proceeds are contributed to research work at the Rockefeller University Department of Neuroscience.


Child Therapy and Counseling in Tokyo: Tokyo Child and Adolescent Counseling Service in Tokyo Japan

The Tokyo Child and Adolescent Counseling Services provides professional and confidential psychological counseling for foreigners (children and adolescents) in both English and Japanese in the Shibuya-Ebisu area of central Tokyo (Meguro-ku, Shibuya-ku, Setagaya-ku, Minato-ku area of Tokyo, easily accessible from Yokohama). Treatment for school refusal, behavioral problems, depression, ADD/ADHD, oppositional-defiant disorder, problems related to family conflict, and other problems commonly seen in children and adolescents.

The therapists, counselors, and psychologist at the Tokyo Child and Adolescent Counseling Services are fluent in English and Japanese, and are experienced in treating children and adolescents from a number of cultural backrounds, and in particular mixed Western-Japanese children. Family therapy may also be an important aspect of the comprehensive treatment of children and the Tokyo Child and Adolescent Counseling Services has considerable experience in family therapy. The office is a 5-minute walk from Yutenji station on the Toyoko line with convenient access from Shibuya or Ebisu in Tokyo, and is a 25-minute train ride from Yokohama station.

Psychological/Psychiatric Testing. The Tokyo Child and Adolescent Counseling Services can provide psychiatric testing and evaluation of intellectual functioning, ADD/ADHD, learning disabilities, etc. and give an official letter related to the result of this evaluation. These evaluations are based on a medical model, provide diagnostic information similar to visiting a medical doctor, and are done at a small fraction of the cost of psychological testing. Read More...

Service Director, Dr. Douglas Berger

The Director of the Tokyo Child and Adolescent Counseling Services is an American Board-Certified Psychiatrist, Douglas Berger, M.D., Ph.D. Dr. Berger is a graduate of New York Medical College where he also completed a 4-year residency program in psychiatry. Now based in Tokyo, Dr. Berger had served on the Faculty of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Department of Psychiatry in New York as an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry.


Dr. Berger has extensive experience working with children and adolescents both as a phychiatrist in New York as well as in seeing child and adolescent patients in therapy over many years in Japan. Dr. Berger speaks native-level Japanese, and is conversational in Chinese.


※ Our service is affiliated with the Meguro Counseling Center where we contribute articles on families, children, and other mental health issues in the Tokyo Families Magazine.