Restore Your Peace
On the first episode of Restore Your Peace, Rose Faquir, the founder and director of Restoring Peace Counselling & Consultancy, shares her thoughts and advice on mental health during the pandemic.
On the second episode of Restore Your Peace, Rose shares about the differences between counsellors and psychotherapists, a question she commonly is asked about.
Have you ever wondered why you don't improve after a few counselling sessions or how many sessions you need to attend to "get better"? Tune in to listen as Rose shares her insight with her listeners on this commonly asked question.
Why do counsellors and psychotherapists often ask clients about their past? How does knowing what happened during our childhood help to address the problems we're facing today? Tune in as Rose shares her insights to these questions.
We're excited to present our first podcast guest, Mr. Sam Kuna! A Certified Master Addiction Counsellor with the Asia Pacific Certification Board and with decades of experience in Singapore's counselling scene, Sam shares his insights with us about addiction.
Episode 6 introduces two of our counsellors-in-training, Gordon Tan and Irah Mazlan! They share with us about their personal experience with the internship process at Restoring Peace Counselling & Consultancy. Tune in to listen about the challenges and memorable moments they've faced as they journey towards becoming professional counsellors.
Most of us have encountered hurtful words, but sometimes certain experiences linger and continue to affect us for years after. Rose Faquir returns on episode 7 to share with us her own personal experiences with hurtful words and shares her insights and tips on how to get past them.
The saying that it takes a village to raise a child holds much truth, especially for parents who are raising children with special needs. These caregivers often struggle with so many physical and emotional demands that they are constantly faced with high levels of stress and anxiety. On episode 8, our senior counsellor Kit Choy shares her experiences and advice counselling children and adults with special needs as well as their families.
On episode 9, Rose Faquir returns to discuss about getting past failures. Tune in as she shares her insights about why some failures impact us so much, what we can do to overcome the setbacks and how counselling and psychotherapy can help.
On episode 10 we invite a special guest, Ms. Jennifer Chew, to share with our listeners about her transition from working full time in the corporate world to becoming a counsellor. Tune in as she shares what it was like to go back to school as an adult, the challenges she faced and how she motivated herself through the journey.
In episode 11 our guest Lena Chew, a senior counsellor at Restoring Peace, shares with us about solution focused brief therapy and how it can benefit the working professional. Tune in to hear more about how it can address workplace anxiety, stress or coping with changes and conflicts.
On episode 12, Rose Faquir returns to share with our listeners about the fear of abandonment. Tune in to learn more about what the fear of abandonment is, how one typically develops the psychological condition and how a therapist would work with you to heal from it.
Tune in to episode 13 as Rose returns to share more about what family violence is and what possible reasons victims may have that prevent them from leaving the abusive relationship.
On episode 14 of Restore Your Peace podcast, our guest Tsui Ling Lee shares about her outlook as a senior sandtray therapist, what it is and how it can greatly benefit clients.
On episode 15, counsellor Thomas Tsang speaks about the invisible workforce based on his previous experience as a director of facilities and infrastructures. Tune in the find out who the invisible workforce are and how Thomas shifted to becoming a counsellor.
On episode 16, senior counsellor Joycelyn Chieng shares more about her experience with online counselling, how it can be just as effective as in-person therapy and who can benefit from it.
Tune in to episode 17 as fitness instructor Toni Finan, the founder and owner of Better Bodies Bootcamp, talks about physical activity and its benefits on our mental health.
Episode 18 introduces our intern, Geraldine Chua, who shares with our listeners the importance of effective communication and how she works towards conflict resolution as a parent raising two children.
Clinical director Rose Faquir returns on episode 19 to give our listeners more insight on what sexual trauma is, the adverse effects it has on the victims and what survivors can do to seek help.
On episode 20, clinical director Rose Faquir speaks about her experiences with brainspotting therapy. Tune in to find out what brainspotting is and how it can benefit clients.
Senior counsellor and special needs therapist Kit Choy returns on episode 21 to share with our listeners about counselling youths. Tune in to listen to her experience and what she does to relate to and understand the younger generations.
On episode 22, senior counsellor Abigail Yang talks about her work in grief and loss. Tune in to listen about her integrative style of therapy and how it differs from the traditional approach to grief.
On episode 23, senior counsellor Lena Chew returns to talk about her work as an expressive therapist. Tune in to find out what expressive therapy, or expressive art therapy, is and how it can benefit clients of all ages.
Play therapist and senior counsellor Tsui Ling shares on episode 24 her insights and experiences with play therapy. Tune in to find out what play therapy is, what the process is like and how beneficial it can be for children and adolescents.
Clinical director Rose Faquir returns on episode 25 to share about Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). Tune in to listen to what the disorder is, what are the challenges involved and what type of intervention is helpful for those with BPD.
Senior counsellor Joycelyn Chieng returns on episode 26 to talk about what trauma-focused cognitive behavioural therapy (TF-CBT) is and how it can benefit children, adolescents and families who have been through distressing experiences.
Senior counsellor and trauma therapist Joycelyn returns on episode 27 to discuss about gaslighting. Tune in to understand what gaslighting is and what people can do to identify if they're in such an abusive dynamic.
Counsellor Jennifer Chew returns on episode 28 to talk about her personal experience caring for someone with depressive symptoms. Tune in to listen to how the experience impacted her growth as an individual and a professional, and her message to those in a similar situation.
Senior counsellor, Mellissa Krishnan, shares about the benefits of having children of divorced parents go to therapy.
On episode 30, Rose Faquir, our clinical director, shares one of her client's testimony about anxiety and school. Tune in as she discusses how she helps her clients facing anxiety and what steps one can take to overcome it.
On episode 31, Rose Faquir shares more about what performance anxiety is, how to cope with it, and what are some therapeutic methods to overcome its challenges.