2. General Consulting Services
  3. Guide to the Psychological Care Team

Guide to the Psychological Care Team

The Psychological Care Team supports and guides patients and their families through various psychological problems that can accompany treatment and hospitalization.
Please consult the clinical psychologist in the Social Service Department’s Psychological Care Team.
If you wish to receive a consultation, please inform the hospital ward or outpatient attending physician, or a registered nurse.


Social Service Department, Osaka University Hospital
NAKAMAE Sumiharu / SHIRAGA Michie / TAGUCHI Mayumi / WADA Naoko, Clinical Psychologist

The Psychological Care Team was inaugurated in October 2005 to provide psychological care for patients, their families, and healthcare workers. The core members are doctors and registered nurses of the Social Service Department, clinical psychologists, and medical social workers, in cooperation with psychiatrists, palliative care teams and the Department of Organ Transplantation, as needed.


General Consulting Services
Outpatient consultation days
Monday to Friday
Non-consultation days
Saturdays, Sundays, Holidays
New Year’s Holidays:
Dec. 29 to Jan. 3
Consultation times
First visit: 8:30 am to 11:00 am

First-time visitors to Osaka University Hospital must have a referral from a physician.

Revisit: 8:30 am to 11:30 am
Revisit with appointment: 8:30 am to 3:00 pm

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