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(Counseling Tokyo - English and Japanese)
Mon - Fri 10am - 5pm

(Counseling Okinawa - English)
Mon - Fri 9am - 3pm


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Since its establishment in Japan in 1973, TELL has been dedicated to providing world-class, effective support and counseling services to Japan’s international community and helping to address the country’s growing mental health care needs.

An accredited and certified non-profit organization, TELL’s vision is to be a leader in services and education by practicing state-of-the-art standards of care in the mental health field. Services include free phone counseling, professional face-to-face evaluations and therapy, and community-wide programs.




Reach Out to TELL

Have comments about the TELL Lifeline? Contact lifeline@telljp.com.

Learn more about joining TELL’s Lifeline training program at supportworkerapp@telljp.com.

Ask about our various internship opportunities  – outreach@telljp.com.

Join TELL as a non-Lifeline based or short term volunteer – volunteer@telljp.com.

Reach out to TELL @ Work at development@telljp.com.

Reach out about clinical placements and training – clinical.assist@telljp.com.

Please know the TELL Counseling line is not live which means you will most likely need to leave a message.

We will try to return your call in a timely manner, however, please note that the best way to reach us will be through email.

For Okinawa, please contact okinawa.intake@telljp.com.

For Tokyo and all other locations please email,  clinical.assist@telljp.com.

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If you would like to schedule an appointment for yourself, please reach out to TELL here.

Appointment for Your Child

If you would like to schedule an appointment for a child in your family, please reach out to TELL here.

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