about your Doctors


Kentaro MATSUI M.D./Ph.,D.

I am responsible for English speaking people every other Saturday. My aim is to provide appropriate treatment according to individual needs. Please feel free to contact me.

Dr. Matsui was born in Sado Island (Niigata prefecture) and raised in Yokohama. He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of Tohoku University in 2009. He joined Department of Psychiatry at Tokyo Women’s Medical University in 2011 and trained to treat people with severe mental disorders.Additionally, since 2012, Dr. Matsui belongs to Yoyogi Sleep Disorder Center to treat a variety of sleep disorders.

『本当にわかる 精神科の薬 はじめの一歩』(共著)羊土社、2013
『抗不安薬プラクティカルガイド ―今だから知っておきたい正しい使い方』(共著)中外医学社、2015
『世界一簡単!成功脳の作り方 応用馬鹿学の法則35』(翻訳)SMART GATE Inc.、2015
『カプラン臨床精神医学テキスト 第3版 - DSM-5診断基準の臨床への展開 -』(共訳、“16 正常睡眠と睡眠-覚醒障害群.”を担当)メディカル・サイエンス・インターナショナル、2016


For international students, teachers, temporary workers, expatriates and their family who are having difficulty with everyday life in Japan, not knowing what to do is the worse kind of suffering.If you have symptoms (difficulty sleeping, loss of appetite, involuntary tears, etc.) under such circumstances, perhaps they may be the signs of lonesome disappointment despite of your having tried to blend into the world many times.You are always welcome to come and visit us for a helping hand. For those who have been medicated in other countries, the medical referrals are preferred. We are looking forward to meeting you!

Dr. Yu Shirai (“she-RYE”) is born in Japan and is an AFS returnee from Upstate New York. He has been visiting over 30 countries with his treasurable international friends around the world. He completed his Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from Waseda University and a Doctor of Medicine from Kanazawa University, Japan. He is a designated psychiatrist qualified by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare in Japan. He is fluent in English, moderate in Deutsch, basic in Español and learning many others.

Waka Nogami M.D.

I work here every Monday morning. I will be pleased to help you when you have any mental health issue.

Dr. Nogami received her M.D. from Yamaguchi University and completed her psychiatric residency at Keio University Hospital in Tokyo. She is a designated psychiatrist certified in Japan.