The Counseling Center assists each individual student in leading a richer and more productive life on campus.
Please feel free to consult us.

About requesting reasonable accomodations for students with mental disabilities:
From April 2021, the service for reasonable accommodation application has been centralized, and 、the Student Diversity Accessibility Support Office (the SDA Office) has become the service center.

If you would like to apply for accommodation related to mental / developmental issues, please contact the SDA Office.

For example ...

  • Learning issues, etc.
  • Interpersonal relationships, personality, relationships with the opposite sex, etc.
  • Psychological concerns, mental and physical health, etc.
  • Concerns about, proficiency, aptitude, skill set, etc.
  • Neurodevelopmental issues, etc.


“ The information of closing dates on holidays ”
Though we have classes at Doshisha University on Jul. 18 (Marine Day) and Oct. 10 (Sports Day) of Japanese public holidays, our office will be closed on those holidays.
“ The information of summer vacation ”

How to arrange a consultation

  • Please visit us at the Counseling Center.
  • Fill in an "Counseling Card" at the reception, and make an appointment.
  • You are welcome to bring friends or family members along.
  • It is also possible to make an appointment by telephone.

Counseling sessions

  • As a rule, counseling sessions run for a maximum of 50 minutes each. It is possible to continue these sessions as many times as desired or needed.
  • Depending on the nature of the matters discussed, we can also introduce you to other appropriate persons or organizations.
  • The content of all counseling sessions is kept strictly confidential.
  • Counseling sessions are free of charge.

Opening Hours / Location


Chishinkan1 Building, Kyotanabe Campus
1-3 Tatara Miyakodani, Kyotanabe-shi, Kyoto-fu 610-0394
Access (Kyotanabe Campus)
Campus Map (Counseling Center / KYOTANABE : Chishinkan1 Building)


Kambaikan Building, Muromachi Campus
Karasuma-higashi-iru, Imadegawa-dori, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto-shi 602-8580
Access (Muromachi Campus)
Campus Map (Counseling Center / IMADEGAWA : Kambaikan Building)
Opening Hours
Mon-Fri9:00 to 11:30 a.m.
12:30 to 5:00 p.m.
Counseling in English
10:30 to 11:30 p.m.
1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Opening Hours
Mon / Wed /Thu/ Fri9:00 to 11:30 a.m.
12:30 to 5:00 p.m.
Tue 9:00 to 11:30 a.m.
12:30 to 7:00 p.m.
Counseling in English
10:30 to 11:30 p.m.
1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
(Any changes to these hours during vacation periods, etc. will be posted on the Counseling Center notice board.)


Currently, there is no notice.


Regarding COVID19 pandemic

In light of COVID-19, our opening hours of the reception may change following guidelines of Doshisha University.
Please check the website below.

To All Current Students (Links and Information related to the Novel Coronavirus Infection)

To make an appointment, you can either call or visit the Counseling Center.
It will be easier for you to make an appointment in English when English speaking counselor is at the office. Please check the time below.

Our office hours are 9a.m. to 5p.m., Monday through Friday with the office closed for lunch from 11:30a.m. to 12:30p.m..

 Contact us: Counseling Center Imadegawa Campus 075-251-3275
 Kyotanabe Campus 0774-65-7415''

※Please tell the receptionist whether you want to have a counseling session on the phone or in-person. Remote Consultation (using Teams) is also available for ongoing clients when appropriate.
※Please wear your mask and use hand sanitizer we provide at the reception desk.
※Measure your body temperature before you come to the Center.

Off-Campus mental health resources

Kyoto Prefectural International Center (Search for doctors speak foreign languages)
Kyoto City International Foundation (Hospitals with interpretation services)

(Resources in Japanese)
    「新型コロナこころの健康電話相談」 のご案内[PDF 314KB]
   外国語 相談窓口
    参考公益財団法人 京都府国際センター


Informaiton related to mental health amid pandemic.

We have listed some tips that can be your help during this pandemic.
What you should know and what you can do amid pandemic.[PDF 175KB]

For inquiry, please contact :

Counseling Center (IMADEGAWA)

Telephone : +81-75-251-3275
Fax : +81-75-251-3127
Contact Us

Counseling Center (KYOTANABE)

Telephone : +81-774-65-7415
Fax : +81-774-65-7485
Contact Us