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Dr. Nicolas Tajan (PhD)


Psychologist— Dr. Tajan is a multilingual (English, French, and Japanese) psychologist

Dr. Tajan is a multilingual (English, French, and Japanese) psychologist.

His approaches to therapy are psychodynamic and psychoanalytic. He uses the DSM-5, ICD-11, CFTMEA, WISC-5, WPPSI-3, and TAT in psychological testing.

He works with infants, children, adolescents, adults, and families (counseling, psychotherapy, psychoanalysis). He provides services in both English and French.

Dr. Tajan is a French psychologist and psychoanalyst practicing in Kyoto, Program-specific Associate Professor at Kyoto University (Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies), and Vice-President of International Mental Health Professionals Japan (IMHPJ). He holds a PhD in psychopathology (2014), an MA in philosophy & psychoanalysis (2009), and an MS in child and adolescent psychology (2005).

He is a member of the Japanese society for Transcultural Psychiatry, the Japanese Forum for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, the Lacan Society of Japan, and Le pari de Lacan. Dr. Tajan has professional proficiency in English and Japanese. His website is www.ntajan.com. His book, “Mental Health and Social Withdrawal in Contemporary Japan” can be found at this link, shorturl.at/xOT04.

Key Concepts: multilingual, English, French, Japanese, infants, children, adolescents, adults, families, counseling, psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, “hikikomori”