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Tsutomu Sakuta, Japanese psychiatrist. Recipient International Council Prison Medical Services Special award, 1994, Francisco Fajardo Primera Clase Orden & Honorable Citizen, Venezuela, 1998.


Sakuta, Tsutomu was born on January 25, 1943 in Tokyo, Japan. Son of Jun and Shizuko Sakuta.


Mittelstufe, Goethe Institute, Germany, 1966. Doctor of Medicine, Keio Gijuku University, Tokyo, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Keio Gijuku University, Tokyo, 1982.

Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, United States of America, 1969. Psychiatry and neurology, University London, 1969—1970.


Lecturer Keio Gijuku University, Tokyo, 1987—1989, assistant professor, since 1991. Ministry Justice health section chief Fuchu Prison, Tokyo, 1987—1989. Lecturer Japan Women's University, Tokyo, 1997—2001.

Visiting professor University Calgary, Canada, 1997—1998, University British Columbia, Canada, since 1997. Professor Alliant International U./California School Professional Psychology, Japan, since 2002.


  • Other Work

    • Editor-in-chief, founding editor: International Medical Journal, since 1994. Editor: Japanese Journal Psychiatry, since 1996, Journal Japanese Federation for Psychotherapy, since 2001, Japanese Journal Social Psychiatry, since 2001.


President Co-aidism Practice Movement, since 1968, Kyojokai Social Welfare Corporation, since 1981, Japan International Cultural Exchange Foundation, since 1983, Seiwakai Medical Corporation, since 1990. Director Humanity Revival Movement, since 1998. Fellow: Pacific Rim College Psychiatrists.

Member: Japanese Federation for Psychotherapy (secretary general since 1999), World Federation for Psychotherapy (board member since 2002), World Association for Social Psychiatry (president-elect since 2001), World Association for Health Environment and Culture (president since 1995), World Psychiatric Association (board forensic section), New York Academy of Sciences.


  • Other Interests

    Igo, Judo, skiing.


Married Nobuko Sumi, March 21, 1978. Children: Keisuke, Yoshinobu.

Jun Sakuta

Shizuko Sakuta

Nobuko Sumi

Keisuke Sakuta

Yoshinobu Sakuta