Welcome to TCBT!

About us

TCBT counseling office provides individual and couple counseling based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for your mental health issues in English and Japanese. Issei Shinmei (the principle of TCBT) have many of clinical experiences such as depression, anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, PTSD, and eating disorder. Also, we are available to support you to communicate other mental health practitioners who speak only Japanese.

About Issei Shinmei

Issei Shinmei, Clinical Psychologist, Certified Public Psychologist, PhD.


Cognitive behavioral therapy training by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare.

Beck Institute, CBT for Depression and Anxiety Level I workshop.

Related organization

OCD-Japan (Non-profit organization)

Ohashi clinic (Kobe)

Shinjyuku Voice Clinic (Tokyo)

Academic background

Temple University, psychological study’s major (2006)

Surugadai University, Graduate School of Psychology (2011)

Yamanashi University Graduate School of Medicine Engineering Education (2015)

Clinical experience

National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Center for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Research Fellow (2013-2016)

National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Neurology, Research Fellow (2017-2020)

TCBT Counseling Office (2018-)

Research work

The research works are shown in the lower section of this page.

Counseling fee

50 minutes ¥8,000

90 minutes ¥ 12,000

115 minutes ¥ 16,000

On line counseling (Skype, Line, Zoom, FaceTime etc)

55 minutes ¥8,000

115 minutes ¥ 16,000


2-8-4 Kichijojihoncho, Musashino-shi, Tokyo, 180-0004

5 minutes walking from JR Kichijoji station.

Phone: 080-9270-8253

Office hour

Opening day: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday (9: 30-17: 30)

Tuesday and Thursday will be available in Shinjuku. Please ask for details.