Douglas Berger Tokyo psychiatrist

Counseling Tokyo: Douglas Berger psychiatrist Tokyo is a fully bilingual American board certified psychiatrist and is the Director of the Tokyo Meguro Counseling Center. Dr. Berger received his M.D. and psychiatry and counseling training from New York Medical College, and his Ph.D. from the Department of Psychosomatic Medicine at the Tokyo University School of Medicine. He speaks native-level Japanese. Dr. Berger utilizes a variety of different approaches to counseling, which you can find here.

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Dr. Berger can be contacted by phone: 03-3716-6624 (+81-3-3716-6624 from outside of Japan)

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Gender Identity: personal sense of one's gender. Biology is a strong factor, socialization plays a role: https://t.co/R18jBLIQa3. 0.3% of the US identifies as transgender (TG): https://t.co/iNJsDobn3w. TG persons should be destigmatized w/equal rights. Us: https://t.co/22ATcUhzv1

Interjecting important medical information: CAR-T cell therapy for solid tumors: https://t.co/vOeEpl8eri. Making strides in antigen-targeted oncology treatments. Us: https://t.co/rki2U75koq

The Tarasoff rule is on potential for harm that others besides the therapist do not know: https://t.co/UtUzgeHQry. For political figures, everyone knows what may or may not happen, there is no secret or a diagnoses that a therapist needs to tell. Us: https://t.co/oI7l79bRSG

The government's regulations do favor the rich: https://t.co/NUFFaYLrEX, but the quality of life of the middle class is the correct value to look at, not the top 1%. The middle class's standard of living is improving: https://t.co/5pNWsAqDpX. Us: https://t.co/CcbDgs5z45

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Lithium for Alzheimers? https://t.co/9gC8ZvuTb0. Short 1.5 year follow up, treatment effect did not improve in the final 3 months. No head-to-head comparison vs memantine etc: https://t.co/blnRLs1xnq. Minor effect require careful modesty. Us: https://t.co/thlOKZInxr

Our Twitter posts are growing: @megurocounselng, @Douglas_Berger1, @Counsel_Tokyo. Please visit these feeds to see our commentary on news and research related to psychiatry, psychology, and our mental health counseling practice in Tokyo Japan.

We treat children, adolescents, and adults. The most common problems are depression & anxiety, ADHD, alcohol use disorders, personality problems and interpersonal problems: https://t.co/Cq2lOlCxaL

Most FDA black box's are great but the one on antidepressants and suicide in children and adolescents were found to be untrue & actually increased suicide attempts. So far, the FDA has refused to accept the evidence: https://t.co/lw9HWItoUL. Us: https://t.co/Jg8Gs54tBG

Anti-methamphetamine article ghost-written by NIDA for NIDA-supported researcher Dr. Moszcynska: https://t.co/B9eZJmAKSg claims no conflict of interest & aims to curb amphetamine prescriptions. Funding by NIDA with taxpayer money needs transparency. Us: https://t.co/LhXrtHgwaT

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Can we look up a client on the internet? https://t.co/fnlocZgJBU. 1. info is public & it is legal to search, 2. it can be ethical to search as long as stated on the TOS, 3. the alliance may suffer regardless of legality and ethics- Counseling Service Tokyo https://t.co/gR24sehgqG

Counseling Tokyo provides the international community in Tokyo and Japan with Western-Style counseling services in Tokyo and throughout Japan via Skype: https://t.co/BwHe8IRW72

Psychiatric diagnoses are not as valid as stroke or tumor. Many mistakenly get a diagnosis of Asperger’s though don't really have a lack of interest in others, strange hand gestures, and a savant type of esoteric knowledge: https://t.co/ITCglB5zff. Us: https://t.co/PxZmh9PwXd

Many clients ask us if they should share their child's diagnosis with their school. Psychiatric diagnoses have limitations in their validity: https://t.co/PMGL3J1bBL, and confidentiality laws are complex: https://t.co/2Z1sZc3OXp, requiring caution. Us: https://t.co/yABHtSDN86

Low Socioeconomic status (SES) may indeed result in poor brain function: https://t.co/ferE4N8pU4, however, this does not rule-out that family culture that does not value education, and/or psychiatric problems, resulted in low SES to begin with. Us: https://t.co/MCkcevZAvF

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