COUNSELING CENTER OF KYOTO UNIVERSITY

Yoshida-Honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8501
Tel.(075)753-2515
Fax.(075)753-2594
E-Mail counseling@www.adm.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Director: AOKI, Kenji.

Counseling Center provides counseling services mainly in Japanese.
If you are a student from foreign countries who cannot speak Japanese,  please consult to the International Center of Kyoto University.


The Counseling Center was established in 1999, by reorganization of the Student Counseling Center, which was established in 1956. The main purpose of the reorganization was expanding its target from students to all members of Kyoto University, including staffs, and receiving applications of sexual harassment counseling.
The Center has a staff of five full-time counselors, five part-time counselors and one assistant.
The Center is administrated by a committee consisting of one of vice-presidents, director of the center, professors from each faculty/graduate school, counselors of the center, and some professional advisers including a psychologist, a psychiartist, and a psysician.
Every year, about 500 students and staffs come to the Center for counseling, and about 4,500-5,000 interviews are conducted.


The followings are the main activities of the Center:

SERVICES:

1.Individual counseling on any problems of students and staffs, including academic problems, occupational problems, psychological problems, and harassment.
2.Psychological testing needed for counseling.
3.Group counseling, encounter group, and other kinds of group work.
4.Crisis intervention.
5.Casework.
6.Holding orientations for incoming freshmen in cooperation with faculties.
7.Holding seminors or symposiums for enlightment to students and staffs.
8.Holding seminors or symposiums for university counselors.

INVESTIGATION AND RESEARCH:

1.Investigation of adjustment problems of drop-outs, career problems, and emotional problems relating to mental health.
2.Investigation of student personnel services in connection with higher education.


PERIODICAL BULLETIN:

Archives of Counseling in the Kyoto University Counseling Center  (Annual publishing)
(Renamed from Archives of Counseling in the Kyoto University Student Counseling Center; twenty-eight volumes published to date)


STAFF:

Director and Professor
AOKI, Kenji.    Clinical Psychology

Full-time Counselors
Professor
AOKI, Kenji    Clinical Psychology
SUGIHARA, Yasushi    Clinical Psychology

Associate Professor
MURAKAMI, Katuko    Clinical Psychology

Lecturers
NAKAGAWA, Junko    Clinical Psychology
WADA Ryuta    Clinical Psychology


LOCATION:

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If you are a foreign student studying in Kyoto University, have some trouble living in Japan, and are looking for guidance or counseling servises, then visit also The Center for Student Exchange.


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