Counselling and psychotherapy

Counselling and psychotherapy are provided in individual, couple and group contexts for a wide range of issues. The service is not limited to cross-cultural, Japanese or ethnic minority issues, but addresses issues for people from all cultural backgrounds. Click here for more details of the services provided, and click here for how counselling and psychotherapy can help.

Personal and professional development

Sessions are offered for personal and professional development including assertiveness, raising self-awareness, stress management, anger management, transforming the negative into a positive force, listening skills, communication skills, finding oneself, life coaching, relaxation. The service is offered to groups as well as individuals. Please click here for more details.

Group work

The service includes support group or median group work, in which people can discuss and explore specific issues over a certain period of time, gaining support from each other. If there are particular issues or topics that interest you, please contact.


Clinical supervision is offered for counsellors and psychotherapists and those in training. Sessions are offered either on a group or individual basis. Please click here for more details.

Organisational development consultancy

Consultancy is provided for organisations, groups or individuals on cross-cultural issues, communication skills, psychological and mental health issues. Please click here for more details.

Workshops and seminars

Training, such as workshops or seminars, is provided for organisations and groups, focusing on many themes of psychological, mental health and cross-cultural issues. You can see examples explaining what kind of training is offered here.

Teaching counselling skill

Counselling skills are very useful tools in various settings such as schools and hospitals. Also specific skills such as listening skills or communication skills are beneficial to learn in customer services or call centre settings in order to deal effectively with enquiries and complaints. Training is designed for staff to acquire those skills in the relevant organisations. Click here to see the examples.

Training for psychotherapists and counsellors

Training, tutorials and supervision are available to psychotherapists and counsellors. Please contact for further information.


Apart from research projects already undertaken, some of the current research interests cover: the differences in group dynamics between individualistic societies and collectivistic societies; minority issues; and emotional care for those with cancer, including the cultural context.


For further details on published academic and professional papers, please click here.

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