Doug Berger Tokyo Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist in Tokyo, Japan
Dr. Doug Berger is an American Board-Certified Psychiatrist currently residing and practicing in Tokyo, Japan. Dr. Berger is the Director of the Meguro Counseling Center, a mental health center in Tokyo.
Dr. Doug Berger is one of the few doctors in Tokyo who is bilingual in both English and Japanese. Dr. Berger offers his psychotherapy and psychological counseling services to English-speaking foreigners visiting and living in Tokyo, as well as local Japanese patients. Dr. Berger is located in the Shibuya-Ebisu, Meguro-ku, Shibuya-ku, Setagaya-ku, Minato-ku area of central Tokyo.
Dr. Berger offers a full range of therapeutic services in both English and Japanese including, individual mental health counseling, marriage counseling, couples counseling-particularly Japanese-Western couples, divorce counseling, life counseling, life coaching and career coaching, child and adolescent counseling, family therapy, and group psychotherapy.
After earning his Medical Doctor’s degree from New York Medical College, Dr. Berger went on to complete a four-year psychiatry residency program at the New York Medical College’s Department of Psychiatry and then further qualified him as an American Board-Certified Psychiatrist.
Before establishing his present practice in Tokyo, Dr. Doug Berger completed a fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, USA. This opportunity led to him later serve as an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry.
In addition to holding Psychiatric Certificate from the American Board, Dr. Berger also has a Ph.D. from the University of Tokyo’s School of Medicine, which he received for psychiatric research completed while he was at the Tokyo University Department of Psychosomatic Medicine.
Despite living abroad, Dr. Doug Berger maintains the standards and values put forth by the American Psychiatric Association supplementing his clinical work with Continuing Medical Education studies in order to provide the highest-quality of care possible to his patients.
Dr. Berger’s ability to speak Japanese has allowed him to facilitate regular psychotherapy on a for the local community he lives and works in. The counseling center is open daily except Sunday and operates until 11:00pm every weeknight except Friday.