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Our Team

Therapeutic Approach:

CBT, REBT, CTRT.

Availability:

By appointment in the evening.

Consultation Fee: $120

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Rose Faquir
Clinical Director
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)

RegCounsellor (SAC)
RegClinSupervisor (SAC)

Certified Addiction Therapist (APCB)

Reg. Social Service Practitioner (SWAAB) 

Rose holds a combination of 13 years of experiences serving in private practice, family service centres and rehabilitation services. She counselled individual and family for anxiety, depression, addiction, family violence, grief, multicultural identity, personality disorders, psychosis, trauma and PTSD. 

Before receiving her calling into counselling, Rose worked in Tourism and Advertising Industries. Those experiences helped her to connect with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures. In 2003, she went into "the valley of the shadow of darkness" for several years and eventually emerged from the experience more robust and assured of her unique identity. 


​Rose believes that each person is unique, even if they have a similar life experience. Therefore, she regularly attends professional development training to be acquainted with the latest development in counselling and meet her clients' changing dynamics. A trauma survivor, Rose holds a particular interest in helping people who feel that "they have no voice" to overcome their traumatic experiences and reclaim their dignity. 

Read more about Rose at www.restoringpeace.com.sg/ourfounder:

Therapeutic Approach:

BrainSpotting / EMDR integrated with Attachment Theory, Ego State Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy and CBT. CTRT, DBT, Expressive Arts, Family System Theory, Narrative Therapy and SFBT

Availability:

Monday to Saturday

Consultation Fee:

Day time: $150

Evening / Saturday: $160

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joshua Tan
Art Therapist

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

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

Associate Member (BAAT)

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.

Read more about Joshua at https://justjoshtan.com/

Therapeutic Approach:

Art Therapy.

Psychodynamic Therapy integrated with the Expressive Arts, Attachment and Polyvagal Theory.

Availability:

Wednesday, Sunday.

Consultation Fee:

Day time: $150

Evening / Sunday: $160

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

Winnie grew up in a high-risk area and with financial difficulty. Her painful experiences gave her the insight and wisdom to help others.

Winnie has a rich experience in helping individuals and families examine their life's direction, improve their interpersonal skills, and develop growth mindsets. She is passionate to journey with the seniors towards fulfilling their dreams because she believes that it is never too late. She is also keen to serve the less privileged and the needy.

Before her foray into counselling, Winnie holds diverse corporate experience in multinational organisations and has worked closely with people of all levels. After working for more than 20 years in multinational corporations, Winnie made a career switch to work in a faith-based organisation, tapping on her ability to extend good listening ears and empathy. Winnie decided to venture professional counselling because of her passion for helping others.

Therapeutic Approach:

Integration of CBT and SFBT

Availability:

Tuesday

Consultation Fee: $100 - $120

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Victor ONG
Counsellor
Masters in Counselling
(Monash University)

Married with two grown-up children, Victor is the immediate past president of the Association of Christian Counsellors Singapore (ACCS). He became interested in counselling when he read about the Szechuan's earthquake in 2008. 

Realising the need of the broken world for psychological healing, he obtained a certificate in counselling. He started volunteering for NGO's to serve foreign workers and the financially challenged. After serving for more than five years, Victor decided to obtain a professional counselling qualification. He enrolled in Masters in Counselling programme with Monash University, where he graduated in 2017.

Before his venture into counselling, Victor work in defence technology. He also holds rich experience in education. His teaching experience includes serving the local and international students and the refugees and asylum seekers. Victor's rich life experience enables him to connect with people from diverse nationalities.

Therapeutic Approach:

CBT, REBT, CTRT

Availability:

Evening

Consultation Fee: $100 - $120

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

Having emerged from personal experience of grief and loss, Jennifer utilised it to help others through her church ministry. She spends more than 20 years mentoring people from diverse age groups: teenagers, adults, and seniors to improve their relationships with their families.

Jennifer also served as a mentor to couples and parents. She has facilitated talks in small group settings on personal wellness and parenting topics. Those who know Jennifer personally describe her as a good listener, compassionate and genuine. Their feedback encouraged Jennifer to explore professional counselling. 

Married with two teenage children, Jennifer has been serving in the healthcare industry for ten years. She hopes to contribute further in the industry in the area of emotional and mental health.

Therapeutic Approach:

CBT. TA, Brief Therapy

Availability:

Evening, Friday,  Sunday

Consultation Fee: 

Face to Face: $30

Online: $20  Online

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LYNN CHOO
Trainee Counsellor
Masters in Counselling-Candidate 
(Monash University)

Bachelor in Psychology 
(State University of New York)

Lynn holds close to 5 years of experience in the human resource and banking industry. A millennial, Lynn is passionate about helping fellow millennials and fresh graduates in their transition into the working world. 

 

Lynn ventured into professional counselling after witnessing people close to her struggle with mental health challenges. She observed that people frequently buried their emotional struggles and pretended to be happy because of the societal taboo towards mental health challenges.

 

Lynn believes in the importance of mental wellness and for people to be supportive of those going through emotional struggles. Therefore, she decided to venture into professional counselling to be more equipped to journey with people going through a transition and a challenging season in their lives. 

Therapeutic Approach:

CBT, ACT

Availability:

Evening, Sunday

Consultation Fee: 

Face to Face: $30

Online: $20  

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

Bachelor of Science-Psychology
(University of Wollongong)

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 residential home for disadvantaged children.

Therapeutic Approach:

CBT, Person-Centred

Availability:

Evening, Saturday, Sunday

Consultation Fee: 

Face to Face: $30

Online: $20  

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Gordon Lucas tan
Trainee Counsellor
Masters in Counselling-Candidate  
(Monash University

Bachelor in Psychology
(Murdoch University)

Gordon is a survivor of caregiver burnout. His experience helped him identify 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, especially those with caregiving responsibility, to cope with their commitment and stress helpfully.

Gordon holds rich experience in the regional biomedical sector. He is interested in serving the special need individual and is a volunteer with the Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA).

Therapeutic Approach:

CBT, Person-Centred

Availability:

Evening, Saturday, Sunday

Consultation Fee: 

Face to Face: $30

Online: $20  

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

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. 

Therapeutic Approach:

CBT, Person-Centred

Availability:

Caroline is not able to accept appointment temporarily.

Consultation Fee: 

Face to Face: $30

Online: $20