Andrew Grimes JCP, JSCCP, M.Sci.Pth.
British born, in the county of Suffolk in the beautiful region of East Anglia, moved to Tokyo in 1986 and now lives here in Japan as a permanent resident, speaking and working in Japanese and English. Has over 20 years of experience providing mental health counseling in Japan and as a clinical psychologist (JSCCP) and psychotherapist (JFP) provides individual counseling, couples counseling and family counseling as well as group therapy services. Uses a client centered approach combined with solution focused therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy, adapting the approach in counseling to suit and assist each person find effective solutions, from within themselves and in their own terms, to the specific problems they are facing.
Clinical Psychologist (Certification Number 4572) licensed by the Foundation of the Japanese Certification Board for Clinical Psychologists (JCBCP web site in Japanese) - Japan Society of Certified Clinical Psychologists (JSCCP web site in Japanese)
Person centered counseling, cognitive therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy for English and Japanese speaking people who live in Tokyo area.
Individual counseling, couples counseling, marriage counseling, family counseling, group therapy, international marriage counseling, personality disorders, family problems, interpersonal relations, personal worries, and problems encountered in adapting to living in Tokyo as well as in a modern multicultural Japan.
Provides counseling and therapy for people with anxiety disorders (such as social anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder and panic disorder), stress, depression, trauma, abuse, domestic violence and PTSD (Traumatic Stress Disorder). As a qualified JSCCP Clinical Psychologist and qualified JFP Psychotherapist has extensive experience providing coordinated psychological and social support to clients in teamwork with the client's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare nationally licensed psychiatrist.
Japan Society of Certified Clinical Psychologists - Japanese Federation for Psychotherapy - The Association of Japanese Clinical Psychology - The Japan Association of Group Psychotherapy - Japanese Society for Traumatic Stress Studies - Tokyo Society of Certified Clinical Psychologists
Health Counseling - Nissouken Publishing - 1998 Volume November/December
The Japan Times - Time Out - "Life in Japan" - March 2002
Counseling Today - "Counseling in Japan" - American Counseling Association - December 2002 Volume 45
J Select - "Should I Stay or Should I Go, Now? " January February2005"
Asahi Shimbun/International Herald Tribune - "Finding a Way to Connect, to Help" April 2006
"Well Planted in Fertile Ground: Psychotherapies in Japan" - Sigmund Freud University Press
Movies, music, cycling, travel, meeting people and walking the dog.