HEART counseling center




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.



Winter Holiday Notice

Our Office Will Be Closed 12/29/2019~1/5/2020.
We will return to your email as soon as we are able after 1/6/2020.
Thank you for your understanding.

Notice – Fee Change


Due to the October 2019 consumption tax increase, HEART Counseling Center will

increase its counseling fees as follows:

●Intake Session:  ¥9,000


●Regular Session: ¥11,000 (60 minutes), ¥17,000 (EMDR 90 minutes) 


 Our Counseling 

We offer In-person counseling and supervision. 

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


Place :

  Shinjuku-ku or Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan.
       * We will inform you the detail when you reserve an appointment.

  11,000 yen/hour (EMDR:17,000yen/90mins)
      * The first intake will be one-time fee of 9,000 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 completed.
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.
  • We recommend you to give us the preferred dates that are a week or more from now. Please note that it usually takes a few days to process and finalize a reservation.
  • 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: 

  • Name
  • E-mail address
  • Phone number
  • Preferred counseling date (e.g. Tuesday, Only weekend)
  • Preferred counseling time (e.g. Morning, from 3PM-5PM)
  • 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 (Director, Counselor)

 Currently not accepting new clients


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

Relational trauma such as Domestic Violence, Sexual Violence / Sexuality, Sexual minority issues / Teenager struggling / Coping stress / Parenting / Child sexual abuse /  Loss and Grief



  • 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)

Daytime on Tuesdays & Wednesdays. Please contact the office on the latest availability.


Ms. Kato is a Certified Clinical Psychologist in Japan. She is also EMDRIA (EMDR International Association) certified EMDR Therapist, who can provide EMDR treatment in English. Formerly she worked for TELL-Counseling in Tokyo, serving English-speaking clients (both adults and couples) for eight years. She has also provided marriage counseling.  She joined 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.  Ms. Kato has also worked with LGBT couple clients. Aside from this, she has been also serving as a counselor in different Employment Assistance Programs to support employees in stress care management. 


Focus Area 

  Traumatic events such as motor vehicle  and workplace accidents, and physical assaults/ Traumatic abuse (i.e., childhood, sexual, and spousal)/ Relationship issues for individuals and couples (e.g. affairs, intercultural marriages, spouses with developmental disorders, etc.) / Vicarious trauma ("Compassion Fatigue", Support for those in helping professions) / Trauma  and parenting.



  Certified Public Psychologist in Japan.

  Certified Clinical Psychologist in Japan

  EMDRIA (EMDR International Association) certified EMDR therapist 



Suomi Fujimori (Counselor)



Suomi has 15 years of experience as a bilingual counselor working with a family and children after completing Master of Social Work in the US. She is a licensed clinical development psychologist in Japan, and has extensive experience in deciphering dynamics within couples and/or families to identify miscommunication between individuals, and optimizing their mutual understanding and respect. With her own experiences working in the US and Hong Kong, she is particularly committed to helping clients who experience difficulties in cross-cultural environments, whether in the workplace or in the family.


Focus Area 

Depression & Anxiety, Anger Management, Children's Behavioral issues, Conflict Resolution, Cross-cultural Marriage 



-Licensed Clinical Developmental Psychologist in Japan

-Certified as  Somatic Experiencing™ Practitioner

- Certified as Ego State Therapist by Ego State Therapy International

- Triple P Parenting Facilitator,  Level 4



Tomoko Kabeya (Assistant)


She received an M.A. in Counseling and spent 10+years working for a graduate school as the International Student Coordinator as well as a counselor in the U.S.

Focus Area

 Interpersonal issues, Family System, Cross-cultural issues, Marriage, Trauma, Spirituality