Dr. Douglas Berger - Psychiatrist in Tokyo, Japan
Doug Berger Psychiatrist Tokyo's Bio:
Dr. Berger offers psychotherapy and psychological counseling services to the English-international community, as well as local Japanese persons. The office is located in the Shibuya-Ebisu, Meguro-ku, Shibuya-ku, Setagaya-ku, Minato-ku area of central Tokyo. Feel free to contact Dr. Berger if you or someone close to you has a need.
As one of the few bilingual mental health professionals working in Tokyo, Dr. Doug Berger offers a variety of bilingual services in both English and Japanese. The counseling and mental health services he provides include individual mental health counseling, marriage counseling, couples counseling-particularly Japanese-Western couples, divorce counseling, life and career coaching, child and adolescent counseling, family therapy, and pharmacotherapy-integrated psychotherapy.
Dr. Berger’s medical career began in New York, where he obtained his Medical Doctor’s degree from New York Medical College. Dr. Berger went on to finished a four-year psychiatry residency program at the New York Medical College Department of Psychiatry, and certified as an American Board-Certified Psychiatrist. Dr. Berger also finished a fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. Dr. Berger then served as an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry.
While in Japan, Dr. Doug Berger furthered his studies at the University of Tokyo School of Medicine where he earned a Ph.D. related to psychiatric research completed at the Tokyo University Department of Psychosomatic Medicine. He continued to conduct psychiatric research and clinical practice at the Tokyo Institute of Psychiatry and then the Meguro Counseling Center where he is director of services. Utilizing the knowledge he gained in both New York and Japan, Dr. Berger operates and maintains the standards of the American Psychiatric Association. He supplements his practice experience with with Continuing Education studies.
Dr. Doug Berger is a regular contributor to the Tokyo Families Magazine. His mental health expertise is often called by the magazine where he offers insight, guidance and community education on psychosocial topics and issues such as: childhood and adolescence, relationships, personality, culture & emotional, isolation in Japan, depression, efficacy of psychotherapy, ADD/ADHD treatment, etc. In conjunction with the Meguro Counseling Center, Dr. Berger has created a series of educational resources accessible online.
Dr. Berger also founded and sponsors the Douglas M. Berger Psychopharmacology Research Fellowship in Japan. This unique program offers a foreign psychiatry resident or Ph.D. candidate the opportunity to study clinical psychopharmacology in relation to psychiatric treatment. In addition, to inspire the next generation of mental health research, a portion of the proceeds collected through counseling fees are donated to the Rockefeller University Neuroscience Research Department in New York City.
Dr. Berger is please to lend a helping hand to those in need. Feel free to contact Dr. Berger if you or someone close to you has a need.
Doug Berger Psychiatrist Tokyo's Experience:
Director at Counseling Service in Tokyo: Tokyo Meguro Counseling Center1992 - Present | Tokyo, Japan
The Tokyo Meguro Counseling Center is a mental health service in Tokyo that provides compassionate professional English and Japanese speaking psychotherapy and psychotherapy-integrated psychopharmacology by therapists native to and professionally trained in the United States. The therapists at the Tokyo Meguro Counseling Center are experienced in individual care for children, adolescents, and adults, marriage and couples counseling (particularly Japanese-Western couples), family counseling, divorce counseling, life counseling, career counseling/life coaching, and Corporate training/conflict resolution. Phone or Skype counseling is often conducted for persons living in areas of Japan far from Tokyo and surrounding Asian countries.
Doug Berger Psychiatrist Tokyo's Education:
University of ConnecticutB.S., Biology/Pathobiology
New York Medical CollegeDoctor of Medicine
New York Medical College Department of PsychiatryResidency in Psychiatry
Einstein College of MedicineFellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine
Tokyo UniversityPh.D. in Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychosomatic Medicine
Tokai University School of MedicinePsychiatric Research Fellowship