Recovery from 



Center for HEART was established in 2013.

Our specialized counselors deal with various traumas, however, we especially focus on sexual traumas such as rape, domestic violence, male survivors, child sexual assault and sexual minority. 
We also offer supervision and training for Counselors or family member (included but not limited) of survivors with these traumas.

Our Counseling 

   We offer In-person counseling and supervision. 

       * For the details of our counseling style, please check here.


   Place :

    Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan.

       * We will inform you the detail when you reserve an appointment.



     10,000 yen/hour (EMDR:15,000yen/90mins)

      * The first consultation will be a one time fee of 8,000 yen/hour.


   Payment methods:

     1) Cash : Payment is due at end of appointment.

     2) Bank Transfer : We will tell you the transfer NO. when your reservation is



   Cancellation Policy:  

      Notification given less than 24 hours prior to an appointment time will result 50%

      charge of the reserved service. Failure to show up for your appointment will result in

      a 100% charge of the reserved service.





 Make an appointment 


    Booking process:

       As soon as we receive your reservation, we will contact you about your counseling

       schedule within a week. 

         * If you don't get E-mail from us in a week, it could be a system error, so we

            appreciate you try to contact us again.

         *Your information can only be used by authorized personnel at our center.


via Form


メモ: * は入力必須項目です

via E-mail

   E-mail for your appointment: 




   Please E-mail us below: 


      *E-mail address

      *Phone number

      *Preferred counseling date (Please tell us your 1st. to 3rd. options)

      *Areas of Concern (Which would you like to take Counseling/Supervision?)

      *How often would you like to take counseling? (For example: once a week)

      *Tell us anything else you would like to tell us (For example: You don’t want e-mail

        from us, you don’t want us to call you during daytime, you have disability etc.)



 Our team 


Tamami Kumagai (Representative director, Counselor)


After graduating from University in Japan, she received a M.A. in Counseling Psychology in the United States. She, as a counselor,  has various experience supporting survivors of rape, domestic Violence, sexual assault, sexual harassment and child abuse. She also offer

                             advocate/counselor training and supervisions.


 Focus Area

   Trauma, Sexual Violence, Sexuality, Teenager struggling, Coping stress,

   Child raising, Loss/Grief, Sexual Minority



   Certified Clinical Psychologists  (M.A. in Counseling Psychology)

   Somatic Experiencing® Practitioner

   Certified Interactive Guided Imagery℠ Practitioner

   California state certified Domestic Violence Counselor

   Parent Child Interaction Therapy provider

   Child Adult Relationship Enhancement (CARE) program, certified senior trainer



    Mary Beth Williams & Soili Poijula(2002). "The PTSD Workbook (1st edition)"

             →English 2nd edition

     →Japanese Translation 


Mayumi Kato (Counselor)


Ms. Kato is a Certified Clinical Psychologist in Japan. Formerly she worked for TELL-Counseling in Tokyo, serving English-speaking clients (both adults and couples) for eight years. She joined the HEART Counseling Center to focus on

trauma treatment. Areas of special training (completed and ongoing) cover                                            family/marital therapy, and PTSD treatment protocols which include: Eye                                                Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR); Brain Spotting;                                                  Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT).  She takes an integrated approach based                                      on the client’s conditions and needs.


Focus Area 

  Trauma treatment, Couple/Family therapy



  Certified Clinical Psychologists




Asako Tanaka (Manager)


After taking a training for Rape Crisis Center advocate in the U.S., several volunteers and she established the Rape Crisis Center            TSUBOMI, the first crisis center in Tokyo, Japan. She also founded HEART counseling center with Tamami Kumagai in 2013. As a

                             manager/social activist, she has worked with survivors of sexual                                      trauma and their family/supporters. 


 Focus Area

  Sexual Violence, Gender & Sexuality, Trafficking/Prostitution, Suicide Prevention, Sexual   Minority, Social Stigma



   Ph.D. in Social Science

   CA State certified Crisis Intervention Counselor(-2010)

   Certificate of completion: Investigating Sexual assault

   Certificate of completion: HIV/AIDS training

   Certificate of Completion: Suicide Prevention Training

   Certificate of Completion: Planning & Evaluation for youth suicide prevention          

   Certificate of Completion: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

   (HIPAA) EDI Standards.










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