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TELL Counseling

Empathetic and Exceptional Mental Health Support

TELL Counseling provides confidential and comprehensive mental health services for the increasingly diverse international community. TELL Counseling offers confidential face-to-face and distance counseling psychotherapy services for adult individuals, couples, families, children, and adolescents. We have counseling centers in Tokyo and Okinawa. We also provide professional and secure Telehealth Counseling. Our diverse therapist team provides counseling services in English, Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese, Cantonese, Urdu, and Hindi.
 
Our experienced and compassionate therapists and psychologists are all licensed in Japan and/or overseas or are directly supervised by a qualified clinician. Our current areas of expertise include:

For more information on our counseling fees and assessment fees for children, please click here. The best way to reach us is through email: 

Tokyo Office

For general questions: clinical.assist@telljp.com 

For appointment questions: intakesubmission@telljp.com

Okinawa Office

For general questions: clinical.manager@telljp.com 

For appointment questions: Okinawa.intake@telljp.com

View Our Services

Explore our different treatment options via the buttons below.

Meet Our Team

Our team of psychotherapists and psychologists are compassionate, experienced, and dedicated professionals who are licensed and receive ongoing supervision. We offer face-to-face and teletherapy counseling and assessment at the following locations listed above. For information regarding our therapy, counseling, or testing/assessment services, please click the ‘Appointment’ button at the top of this page.

Akemi Weddington (MA, LMFT, LPCC)

Psychotherapist – Adult and Adolescent Individual & Couple Counseling
Services:
Telehealth only
Language:
Japanese and English

Akiko Ogawa (MIS, MA, RDMP, CPP)

Psychotherapist—Adult Individual & Couples Counseling / Children and/or Families
Services:
In-person and telehealth
Language:
English and Japanese

Alejandra Reyes (M.A., LCP)

Clinical Psychologist— Children, Adolescent, and Adult Individual Therapy with over 15 years of experience
Services:
In-person and telehealth
Language:
English and Spanish

Anum Shahroze Suzuki (MS)

Psychotherapist – Adult Individual
Services:
In-person and telehealth
Language:
English and Urdu/Hindi

Ashly Schanback Ishii (CCP, CPP) they/them

Psychotherapist— Adult Individual & Couples Counseling / Children and/or Familie
Services:
In-person and telehealth
Language:
English and Japanese

Billy Cleary (M.A., LMFT)

TELL’s Clinical Director — Billy is a graduate of Wheaton College’s Marriage and Family Therapy program in Illinois, and is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Services:
In-person and telehealth
Language:
English

Cherie Adams (LCSW) 

Psychotherapist
Services:
Telehealth Only
Language:
English

Chikako Ishii (MS, Marriage and Family Therapist)

Psychotherapist—Adult Individual & Couples Counseling / Children and/or Families
Services:
In-person and telehealth
Language:
Japanese and English

Dr. Nicolas Tajan (PhD)

Psychologist— Dr. Tajan is a multilingual (English, French, and Japanese) psychologist
Services:
Telehealth Only
Language:
French, English, Japanese, and Spanish

Eugnice Chiu, MSocSc

Counsellor licensed with The Hong Kong Professional Counselling Association
Services:
Telehealth only
Language:
English and Cantonese

Hiromi Tsujii (MS, M.A.)

Psychotherapist—Adult Individual & Couples Counseling / Children and/or Families
Services:
In-person and telehealth
Language:
Japanese and English

James Nixon, (LPC)

James is a Licensed Professional Counselor through the state of Arkansas.
Services:
Telehealth Only
Language:
English

John Grindrod

Canadian Certified Counselor
Services:
Telehealth Only
Language:
English

Jono Lee (MSW, LICSW, LMHC)

Psychotherapist—Adult Individual & Couples Counseling / Children and/or Families
Services:
Telehealth Only
Language:
English, Mandarin, and Cantonese

Kyoko Sonoda (M.A., LPCC, CPP)

Certified Public Psychologist — Adult Individual & Couples Counseling / Adolescent and/or Families
Services:
Telehealth Only
Language:
Japanese and English

Mami Strasser-Tsutada (MA, LLMFT)

Psychotherapist 
Services:
In-person and telehealth
Language:
Japanese and English

Paula Yumi Hirozawa (Ph.D., LCP)

Clinical Psychologist – Adult Individual & Couple Counseling, EMDR
Services:
Telehealth Only
Language:
English and Portuguese

Rieko Brooks-Kajiwara (M.Ed., LPC, NCC)

Holds a Master of Education degree in Community Counseling and is Licensed Professional Counselor in Illinois, U.S.A.
Services:
Telehealth Only
Language:
English and Japanese

Ryota Sakurai

Ryota is a bilingual therapist
Services:
In-person and online
Language:
Japanese and English

Sue Lee, MA, LMFT, ATR-BC, CPP

Sue is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (California, U.S.), a board-certified Art Therapist, and Certified Public Psychologist (公認心理師) in Japan. 
Services:
Telehealth Only
Language:
English and Japanese

Taeko Yamada (MSW, CPP)

Psychotherapist—Youth, adult individuals, couples, and families
Services:
In-person and telehealth
Language:
Japanese and English

Takako Uemura (LMFT, ATR-BC, CPP)

Psychotherapist—Adult Individual & Couples Counseling / Children and/or Families
Services:
In-person and telehealth
Language:
Japanese and English

Yoon Ki Chai (M.A., LMFT)

Psychotherapist—Adult Individual & Couples Counseling. Ms. Chai is an American psychotherapist licensed as an MFT in California.
Services:
In-person and telehealth
Language:
English

Yoshimi Araki, MS, LMHC

Yoshimi is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor through the State of Hawai’i
Services:
Telehealth Only
Language:
English and Japanese

Reiko Fujisawa (M.A., ATR-BC, LCAT)

Psychotherapist—Adult Individual & Couples Counseling / Children and/or Families
Services:
In-person and telehealth
Language:
English and Japanese

Takako Uemura (LMFT, ATR-BC, CPP)

Psychotherapist—Adult Individual & Couples Counseling / Children and/or Families
Services:
In-person and telehealth
Language:
Japanese and English

Jono Lee (MSW, LICSW, LMHC)

Psychotherapist—Adult Individual & Couples Counseling / Children and/or Families
Services:
Telehealth Only
Language:
English, Mandarin, and Cantonese

Chizuko Ogane, (CCP, CPP)

Psychotherapist and Clinical Lead
Services:
In-person and telehealth
Language:
English and Japanese

James Nixon, (LPC)

James is a Licensed Professional Counselor through the state of Arkansas.
Services:
Telehealth Only
Language:
English

Jenny Hernandez (LMHC)

Clinical Manager and Psychotherapist— Jenny Hernandez is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor through the State of Florida
Services:
Currently not taking new clients
Language:
English

Kirara Miyahara (ATR-BC, LPC)

Art Therapist and Psychotherapist – Child, Adolescent, Adult Individual Therapy
Services:
In-person and telehealth
Language:
Japanese and English

Amanda Cox

Bilingual English and Spanish Psychotherapist
Services:
Telehealth Only
Language:
English and Spanish

Nami Matsumura

Psychotherapist
Services:
Telehealth Only
Language:
English

Wakako Minamoto-Wood, MA

Therapist
Services:
In-person and telehealth
Language:
Japanese and English

Cherie Adams (LCSW) 

Psychotherapist
Services:
Telehealth Only
Language:
English

Anum Shahroze Suzuki (MS)

Psychotherapist – Adult Individual
Services:
In-person and telehealth
Language:
English and Urdu/Hindi

Johanna Lee (LPC)

Psychotherapist – Adolescent, Adult Individual Therapy and Couple Therapy
Services:
In-person and telehealth
Language:
English

Mami Strasser-Tsutada (MA, LLMFT)

Psychotherapist 
Services:
In-person and telehealth
Language:
Japanese and English

Alejandra Reyes (M.A., LCP)

Clinical Psychologist— Children, Adolescent, and Adult Individual Therapy with over 15 years of experience
Services:
In-person and telehealth
Language:
English and Spanish

Angelica Isomura-Motoki (PhD)

Neuropsychologist/Clinical Psychologist— Dr. Isomura is a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of California, USA, and her expertise is in the area of neuropsychology
Services:
In-person and telehealth
Language:
English and Japanese

Momoko Yamashita Hecht, (PhD)

A Psychologist— Dr. Hecht earned her M.S. degree in school psychology from the University of Oregon, and PhD from University of Utah.
Services:
Telehealth Only
Language:
English and Japanese

Yuta Aoki (PhD, M.D.) (Currently not accepting appointments)

Psychiatrist— Dr. Aoki is a bilingual Japanese/English psychiatrist licensed in Japan
Services:
Language:
Japanese, English

Accreditation

TELL is an accredited and certified non-profit organization in Japan, dedicated to providing world-class, effective support and counseling services. 

We practice state-of-the-art standards of care in the mental health field through professional face-to-face and virtual counseling services.

Confidentiality Policy

All clinicians working at TELL Counseling are governed by the ethical and professional guidelines regarding confidentiality applicable to their professional membership (e.g. American Psychological Association, National Association of Social Workers).

Clients’ personal information is kept strictly confidential within the clinic, including the electronic data. Client files are stored in a secure location and are accessible only by staff of this clinic. We do not share information with others unless the clients have given us written permission to do so.