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.
Senior therapist Mellissa Krishnan returns to share her experiences working with couples contemplating divorce. Tune in to episode 32 to listen to her insights and tips of what can help couples overcome difficult times.
On episode 33, senior therapist and special needs counsellor Kit Choy returns to talk about her experience working with individuals with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD). Tune in to find out more about the disorder and Kit's advice for individuals and families. overcome difficult times.
Clinical director Rose Faquir returns on episode 34 to talk about codependency. Tune in to find out what codependency is, what are the signs and symptoms, and how therapy can treat it.
On episode 35, intern Lorling Lee shares about her journey from being an intercultural diplomat to a counsellor. Tune in to listen to her experience working with people of different cultures and how it has contributed to her work as an counsellor.
On episode 36, senior trauma therapist Joycelyn Chieng talks about narcissistic traits. Tune in to hear about how they develop, what are the treatment methods, and Joycelyn's advice for those who are in relationships involving narcissistic traits.
Being overly critical of yourself increases the sense of insecurities which leads to high anxiety. The opposite of being highly critical is self-compassion. Self-compassion is being kind to yourself and forgiving yourself for your mistake. Tune in to listen more about reducing anxiety through self compassion.
On episode 38 of the podcast, senior therapist and expressive arts therapist Lena Chew shares about expressive arts journaling. Tune in to find out more about its benefits and the therapeutic process.
Emotions significantly affect our lives, decisions, behaviours and well-being. Connecting with the emotions you experience will make you more aware of who you are and why you feel a certain way. Tune in to find out more about the importance of feeling your emotions.
On episode 40, clinical director and senior trauma therapist Rose Faquir returns to talk about group work. Tune in to find out about its benefits and advantages, and what group work plans Restoring Peace Counselling and Consultancy has for 2023.
Intense anxiety has aversive effects on our development, well-being and relationship with others. If not attended to, the overwhelming it can lead to the development of psychological conditions. Tune in to find out more about counselling and treatment methods for anxiety.
Low mood is a state that is characterized by sadness, extreme tiredness, frustration, anxiety and/or a sense of hopelessness. People with low mood have low motivation, lose interest in activities they usually enjoy or isolate themselves from friends or loved ones. Tune in to find out more about dealing with low mood.