Dr Gabriel Symonds is a British general practitioner who is licensed to practice medicine in Japan.

He has a wealth of experience serving the expatriate community, including the treatment of  stress-related disorders, depression, anxiety, marital problems, etc.

Dr Symonds is a graduate of the University of London. He has undertaken a psychiatric residency in the UK and has attended the Balint seminars (http://balint.co.uk/about/the-balint-method) at the Tavistock Centre in London to study psychological and psychosomatic problems in general practice. When he was medical director of the Tokyo British Clinic he ran seminars for other mental health practitioners.

Smoking cessation (www.nicotinemonkey.com) as well as treatment for alcoholism and other addictions are also available.