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Our Team

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Rose Faquir
Clinical Director (Principal Therapist)
Masters of Arts in Counselling

(TCA College)

Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling 

(University of Wales)

Graduate Diploma in Clinical  Supervision

(Swinburne University)

Bachelor of Social Science (Community

Work & Applied Counselling 

(Edith Cowan University)

RegClr / RegClinSup (SAC)

Certified Addiction Therapist (APCB)

Reg. Social Service Practitioner (SWAAB) 

Rose holds more than ten years of experience counselling individuals and families in private practice and social services. She took an interest in counselling after reading articles about youths who suffered from sexual trauma. Before venturing into professional counselling, Rose worked in the tourism and advertising industry. Those experiences helped her to connect with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

Rose holds a combined 14 years of volunteering experience in social service before she went "into a valley of the shadow of darkness." She emerges from it as a more focused person. A trauma survivor, she regards her moved into professional counselling as "embracing a calling". Therefore, she continues to attend training to be acquainted with the developmental need of her clients. 

 

Rose's therapeutic framework includes but not limited to EMDR Therapy, Brainspotting Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy, Attachment Theory and Brief Therapy. She also utilises Expressive Arts in her therapeutic work. Rose is available for consultation (by appointment) daily except on Sundays. 

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joshua Tan
Art Therapist / Psychotherapist

M.A. (Distinction) Art Therapy (University of Derby)

Cert H.E. Creative Expressive Therapies (University of Derby)

An art therapist and adult Third Culture Kid (TCK), Joshua has a rich cross-cultural experience working with people, including individuals with special needs, through the creative arts.

His experience includes serving in community mental health settings with England's National Health Service (NHS), providing individual art psychotherapy for children, teenagers and adults with a wide range of backgrounds, including ASD, ADHD, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, OCD and psychosis. Trained at the Masters of Arts in Art Therapy programme at the University of Derby, UK, Joshua is an associate member of the British Association of Art Therapists (BAAT). He practices a person-centred approach that incorporates Psychodynamic Therapy with the Expressive Arts, Attachment and Polyvagal Theory.

As a former special needs arts facilitator and a designer, Joshua has experienced how art enables people to express themselves. He is particularly passionate about accessible art and cross-cultural experiences. Joshua's clinical interests include working with trauma, neurodiversity and developmental disorders.

Joshua is available for consultation (by appointment) on Wednesdays and Sundays.

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Victor ONG
Associate Counsellor

Masters of Counselling (Monash University)

The Szechuan’s earthquake in 2008 stirred Victor’s interest in counselling because he realised the need of the broken world for psychological healing. Victor obtained a certificate in counselling and started volunteering for NGO’s to serve foreign workers and the financially challenged. After serving for more than five years, Victor enrolled in Masters in Counselling programme with Monash University, where he graduated in 2017.

Before moving into counselling, Victor holds rich experience in defence technology and education. His experience in the education field includes teaching the local and international students as well as the refugees. Victor was a former president of the Association of Christian Counsellor Singapore (ACCS) and served as a volunteer counsellor with a Family Service Centre (FSC).

Victor therapeutic framework includes Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Choice Theory Reality Therapy (CTRT). He is available for consultation (by appointment) in the evenings, except on Wednesday evenings. 

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winnie goh
Associate Counsellor
Masters of Arts in Counselling (TCA College)

Winnie has diverse corporate experience in multinational organisations working closely with people of all levels.

 

Her approachability and refined listening skills invite honest and open sharing. Winnie taps into her rich reservoir of experiences of working with people of various backgrounds to encourage, to develop new and different perspectives and to help them move forward in their lives, becoming better individuals who are stronger and more resilient.

 

Winnie has a passionate interest in working with families to enable change in life perspectives, interpersonal skills and growth mindsets. She also has a heart for the needy and holds a special interest to journey with the less privileged and the seniors and see them move forward in their lives and fulfilling their dreams.

 

Winnie is available for consultation by appointment on Tuesdays.

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Gordon Lucas tan
Trainee Counsellor
Masters in Counselling  (Monash) -
Candidate
BA-Psychology (Murdoch)

Gordon is a survivor of caregiver burnout. His experience helped him identified with the stresses, frustration and guilt that caregivers experience while caring for their loved ones. Realising the importance of addressing caregivers' needs motivated his interest in counselling, so he may work with people to cope with stress healthily.

 

Gordon holds a bachelor's degree in psychology and is currently pursuing his Master's in Counselling with Monash University. He has rich experience in the regional biomedical sector and volunteered with the Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) to serve the special needs individual.

 

Gordon adopts a person-centred approach and utilises Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). He is available for consultation (by appointment) in the evenings and on weekends.

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Jennifer chew
Trainee Counsellor
Masters in Counselling (Swinburne) - Candidate

Jennifer holds over 20 years experience of mentoring teenagers, singles, couples and parents in her church ministry. Those who knew Jennifer described her as a good listener, compassionate and genuine. Their positive feedback encouraged Jennifer to explore professional counselling while she continues serving in the healthcare industry.

 

Jennifer is currently pursuing a Masters in Counselling with Swinburne University of Technology. She adopts the integration of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Transactional Analysis (TA) and Solution Focus Brief Therapy (SFBT) in her approach with her clients. 

Jennifer is available for consultation (by appointment) on Fridays and weekends.

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LYNN CHOO
Trainee Counsellor
Masters in Counselling (Monash) - Candidate
BA-Psychology  (SUNY)

Having been in the HR field for several years, Lynn is interested in making a positive difference to people. She is passionate about mentoring people and journeying with them through challenges in their lives. Her interest in counselling was sparked when she witnessed how people put on the bravest fronts, but deep down are buried emotions and struggles they keep to themselves. 

 

Lynn holds a Bachelor in Psychology and is currently pursuing her Masters in Counselling from Monash University. Her therapeutic framework includes Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

 

Lynn is available for consultation from Monday to Thursday in the evening, and on Sunday afternoon.

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Caroline Ho
Trainee Counsellor
Masters in Counselling (Monash) - Candidate

Caroline found her passion in counselling when she had to care for a family member diagnosed with depression. That experience ignited her motivation in pursuing professional counselling to work with clients to find ways to deal with emotional issues.
 
Caroline’s banking and finance industry gives her a unique perspective on stress in the modern working world.
 
Caroline believes that all individuals and their experiences are unique. Each client should feel safe to share their emotions. She believes in working alongside her clients to journey with them on their road to recovery. She practices in a non-judgemental and person-centred manner and adopts Cognitive Behavioural Therapy as the therapeutic modality.


Caroline is available for consultation by appointment on Monday to Thursday evening and on weekends.

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Irah Bte Mazlan
Trainee Counsellor
Graduate Diploma in Counselling (Swinburne) - Candidate

Irah is interested in making a positive difference in people's lives, especially those who come from disadvantaged families. She has rich volunteering experiences in mentoring youths at risk. While serving as a volunteer tutor in a welfare home, she encountered residents who commented that she would make a good counsellor because of her listening skills, genuineness, and compassion. Their remarks ignited Irah interest to embark on further studies.

Irah's experience includes working in an organisation that provides emotional and physical support to cancer patients and a home for disadvantaged children.

 

Irah has a Bachelor of Science, Psychology from the University of Wollongong, and is currently taking a Graduate Diploma in Counselling with Swinburne University. 

Irah's approach in therapy is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and person-centred Therapy (PCT). She is available for consultation by appointment on Friday evening and weekends.