Dr. Yukio Ishizuka graduated from Keio University Medical School, Tokyo, Japan, 1964.  He completed his residency in Psychiatry at Mass Mental Health Center, Harvard Medical School, 1969.  Founder of Japan International Medical Students Association (JIMSA), which received the coveted Japanese Health Culture Award in 2007 by the Minister of Japanese Health at the Japanese Imperial Palace. Happily Married for 44 years with three children, he is also a member of the Salmagundi Club of N.Y. as a resident artist.  (read more)


Nathalie L. Ishizuka has spent over 18 years of learning and writing about the positive mental health approach developed by her father, Dr. Yukio Ishizuka.  Her vocation is the promotion of health.  She received her M.B.A. from Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC), M.A.L.D. from the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy (administered in cooperation with Harvard), and a B.A. Political Science, Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude, Amherst College.  She is a member of SCWBI and enjoys capturing movement in watercolor.  (read more)

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Our movement for health and going beyond our best began in Japan after March 11, 2011 and involves individuals across disciplines and nations eager to innovate and elevate.  We extend an understanding of the mind at its best to explore with you the body, mind and spirit recognizing similar mechanisms exist in all three.