Aventis Counselling Practicum Clinic

Meet The Team

Dipti Jaiswal

  • MA in Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy – Current Student
 
 
Current Status

  • Receiving professional training in Integrative counselling and Psychotherapy with the University of Roehampton London.
  • Sees clients in private practice on a part time basis.
  • Worked with the elderly community of Singapore with older adults and helped them deal with grief and navigate through their day to day issues while alleviating their stress and anxiety.
  • Worked with the migrant workers community in Singapore at a time when Singapore was going through its worst outbreak in the foreign worker dormitories.

Area Of Interest

  • Adults who are depressed, anxious or with emotional issues that disrupt their daily functioning and relationships.
  • Students who are experiencing difficulties coping and managing their life to become more effective, confident and self determined. 
  • Couple conflicts and relationships.

Approach

  • Integrative approach to counselling and uses therapeutic modalities like Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Person Centered Therapy (PCT) and Psychodynamic approach with the aim of experiencing more fulfilling relationships and meeting life goals.
  • Main focus will be on cultivating a strong therapeutic relationship that enables the client to explore difficult issues in a safe and secure manner.

TYPE OF COUNSELLING

Individual Adults

LANGUAGE:

English

 

Jess Y Wong

  • MA in Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy – Current Student

 

Current Status

  • Perceives therapy to be the art of being present with another, while they heal and search for growth.
  • Receiving studies in Integrative counselling and Psychotherapy with the University of Roehampton London. 
  • Seeing elderly and migrant worker clients on a pro bono basis.
  • Works part time in a non-psychology climate whilst completing her studies and training. 

Area Of Interest

  • Adults who are depressed, anxious or with emotional issues that disrupt their daily functioning, work or relationships.
  • Adults who are simply keen to improve mental health or adjust to challenging life changes are welcomed. 

Approach

  • Uses the person-centered therapy approach as well as free association in developing her client-therapist alliances.
  • Some psychodynamic therapy may be utilised.
  • Offers support with empathic listening in a non-judgemental environment.
  • Believes that when a client is transformed, so is the therapist and that therapy is a learning process for both the client and therapist.
  • Believes in being curious and that there are always valuable lessons to learn from everyone.

TYPE OF COUNSELLING

Individual Adults

LANGUAGE:

English

 

Jouie Lim

  • MA in Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy – Current Student
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Edith Cowan University
Current Status

  • Receiving professional training in Integrative counselling and Psychotherapy with the University of Roehampton London.
  • Sees clients in private practice on a part time basis.
  • Job coach for young adults with special needs at a social enterprise.
  • Specialise in working with individuals with special needs ranging from pre-school to young adults. 
  • Worked at the Deaf Association as a Sign Language Interpreter
  • Worked as an educator in Pathlight school
  • Worked at education support at YWCA. 
  • Trained to volunteer at a helpline centre from 2008 to 2011. With the help of APACS, she was given the opportunity to become a befriender for seniors.

Area Of Interest

  • Believes in helping people develop to their full potential.
  • Strong interest in helping adults and adolescents who are depressed, anxious or with emotional issues that disrupt their daily functioning and relationships.
  • Work with parents who are experiencing difficulties coping with and managing their children's behaviours. 

Approach

  • Uses Person-Centered Therapy (PCT) which aims to achieve healing and alleviation.
  • Facilitate the personal growth and relationships of a client by allowing them to explore and utilise their own strengths and personal identity.
  • Uses therapeutic approaches like Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) which focus on identifying and changing patterns of thinking and behaviour.

TYPE OF COUNSELLING

Individual Adults

LANGUAGE:

English

Katherine Ang

  • MA in Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy – Current Student
  • Graduate Diploma in Social Psychology and Counselling (Aventis Graduate School)
Current Status

  • Currently receiving professional training in Integrative counselling and Psychotherapy with the University of Roehampton London.
  • Sees clients in private practice on a part time basis.
  • Working in the hospitality industry
  • Mother of 1 teenager and 1 young adult
  • Caregiver of elderly parents
  • Enjoy time with friends, family and furkids
  • Volunteering at Therapy Dogs Association

Area Of Interest

  • Individuals dealing with depression, anxiety, or emotional challenges affecting their daily life and relationships.
  • Parents who are struggling to handle and guide their children's behaviour and their own well-being.

Approach

  • Person centred approach (PCT),
  • Cognitive Behavioural therapy (CBT) 
  • Provide safe space for clients to share their emotions and issues
  • “You can’t stop the waves but you can learn how to surf” Jon Kabut-Zinn

TYPE OF COUNSELLING

Individual Adults

LANGUAGE:

English, Mandarin

PHONE NUMBER

80865815

Kamalshamsul Bin Adnan

  • MA in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy – current student
  • Graduate Diploma in Psychotherapy and Counselling
Current Status

  • Receiving his professional training in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy with Roehampton University.
  • APACS and SPS membership (student).
  • Doing regular mentoring volunteer activities.

Area Of Interest

  • Adults and adolescents who are depressed, anxious or with emotional issues that disrupts their daily function and relationships.
  • Parents whoare experiencing difficulties coping with and managing their children's behaviours.
  • Works alongside parents to help them become more effective, confident and self determining.

Approach

  • Person Centered Therapy, Psychodynamic and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
  • To help client achieve self actualization and self awareness.
  • To help client develop tools that they can use to navigate their struggles better and overcome obstacles.

TYPE OF COUNSELLING

Individual Adults

LANGUAGE:

English, Malay, Indonesian

For more information or clarification, please email directly to kamalsa@yahoo.com

Daryl Wong

  • MA in Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy – Current Student
  • Bachelors Degree in Psychology from Coventry University
Current Status

  • Receiving his/her professional training in Integrative counselling and Psychotherapy with the University of Roehampton London.

Area Of Interest

  • Adults and adolescents who are anxious, worried and feel that they do not have anyone to talk to.

Approach

  • Uses Person Centered Therapy for clients who feel that they do not think that they feel validated in their current environment.

  • Uses therapeutic approaches like Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) which focus on identifying and changing patterns of thinking and behaviour and which are more present-oriented.

  • Cultivates a strong therapeutic relationship that enables the client to explore difficult issues in a safe and secure manner.

TYPE OF COUNSELLING

Individual Adults

LANGUAGE:

English

Muhammad Alamin Bin Ab Majid

  • MA in Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy – Current Student
  • Ba in Psychology from Edith Cowan University, Australia.
  • Ordinary Member with APACS (Association of Psychotherapists and Counsellors Singapore)
Current Status

  • Currently receiving professional training in Integrative counselling and Psychotherapy with the University of Roehampton London.
  • Sees clients in private practice on a part time basis.
  • Has more than 10 years in the helping industry, from education to social service, working with students, youths, children, families, and couples.
  • Currently in the Social Service industry as a Youth Worker and Counsellor

Area Of Interest

  • Adults and adolescents who are dealing with depression, anxiety or with emotional challenges that affect their daily functioning and/or relationship.
  • Parents who are experiencing difficulties coping with and managing their children’s behaviour
  • Youths and children who have low self-esteem or difficulties.
  • Working with parents to help them be more confident.
  • Working with clients to address their mental health issues, identity, anger, grief behavioural problems so that they can find their meaning and purpose.

Approach

  • Uses Person-Centred Therapy(PCT) and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
  • Uses Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) for clients who are in need of solving problems.
  • Uses Psychodynamic approach.
  • Main focus on cultivating a strong therapeutic relationship with client to explore issues in a safe and secure manner.

TYPE OF COUNSELLING

Individual Adults

LANGUAGE:

English

OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION

  • Click here for directions to our premises from Somerset MRT Station.
  • If this is your first appointment with us, please arrive 10 minutes before your appointment time to fill in your registration details.
  • Please note that should there be any changes to your appointment, our student practitioners will be in touch with you shortly.
  • Any cancellation of appointment must be made at least 48 hours in advance and only applicable via email and must be acknowledged by our student practitioners.
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