Aventis Counselling Practicum Clinic

Meet Our Student Practitioners (SP)

Dipti Jaiswal

  • MA in Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy – Current Student
 
 

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

 

  • 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. 

  • 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. 

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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

Noel James Capel 

  • MA in Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy – Current Student
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences from The Open Learning Institute of Hong Kong
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

  • Currently receiving his professional training in Integrative counselling and  Psychotherapy with the University of Roehampton London.
  • Worked with a voluntary agency for elderly clients.
  • Has many years of experience in serving people across the globe and believes that each person is unique, requiring the attention that makes them special, in a safe environment.
  • His credentials include a MHRM, BSocSci, and a member of APACS and the British Psychological Society. 

  • Adults and adolescents who are depressed, anxious or with emotional issues that disrupt their daily functioning and relationships.
  • People who are experiencing difficulties coping with and managing interpersonal  and workplace challenges. 

  • Uses integrative therapeutic approaches like Psychoanalysis, Person Centred Therapy (PCT),  Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Motivational Interviewing (MI), with a focus on  identifying and changing patterns of thinking and behaviour.
  • Uses hypnotherapy as per the client’s needs.

TYPE OF COUNSELLING

Individual Adults

LANGUAGE:

English

Chung Kok Meng Emil

  • MA in Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy – Current Student
  • Graduate Diploma in Counselling Psychology from College of Allied Educators
  • Graduate Diploma in Positive Psychology from The School of Positive Psychology
  • Graduate Certificate in Professional Counselling from Swinburne University of Technology
  • Diploma in Psychology from Oklahoma City University
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Practitioner Certificate from The Academy of Modern Applied Psychology

  • Receiving his professional training in Integrative counselling and Psychotherapy with the University of Roehampton London.
  • Attends to clients in private practice on a part time basis at social service centres.

  • Adults who are depressed, anxious or with emotional issues that disrupt their daily functioning and connections.
  • Elderly who are experiencing difficulties coping with isolation or lonely issues.

  • Uses integrative therapeutic approaches like Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Person Centre Therapy (PCT) and Mindfulness Therapy which focus on identifying and changing patterns of thinking and behaviour.
  • 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

Ricky Hsueh-Wen Wang

  • MA in Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy – Current Student
  • Bachelor of Honours in Science Psychological Studies from University of Derby
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

  • Receiving professional training in integrative counselling and psychotherapy with the University of Roehampton, London.
  • Sees clients in private practice on a part-time basis.

  • Elderly people in Singapore.
  • Working adults dealing with loneliness, depression, anxiety or emotional issues that disrupt their daily functions and are trying to re-gain their confidence and self-esteem.

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamics, and person-centered therapy.
  • Certificated for the practicum of counselling in 2020.
  • Attended the workshop for Grief therapy in 2021.
  • Going to sharpen his skills on hypnosis therapy, EMDR and breathing therapy .

TYPE OF COUNSELLING

Individual Adults

LANGUAGE:

English

Lakshmi Bhavani

  • MA in Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy – Current Student
  • Professional Certificate in Organizational Psychology from Aventis Learning Group

  • Receiving her 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 migrant workers, old age clients and family therapy.

  • Adults and adolescents who are depressed, anxious or dealing with emotional issues that disrupt their daily functioning and relationships.
  • Parents who are experiencing difficulties coping with and managing their children's behaviors.
  • Helps children become effective, confident and self determining through play therapy techniques.
  • Certified in Organizational Psychology.
  • As she is a graduate in Business Administration herself, she can understand the problems people face in an organization
  • Uses Dialectical Behavior Therapy to help them overcome the problems faced in organizations.

  • Uses therapeutic approaches like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Psychodynamic Approach ,which focus on identifying and changing patterns of thinking and behavior and which are more present-oriented.
  • Uses Schema Therapy for clients whose issues are rooted in a more complex or traumatic past.
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy is a proven approach to identify and tackle negative thinking patterns, which can have long lasting impact in all aspects of therapy.
  • 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

Vivienne Loh

  • MA in Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy – Current Student
  • Bachelors in Psychology from University of Buffalo

  • Currently completing her Masters in Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy with the University of Roehampton, London.
  • Sees senior clients on a weekly basis for home visits
  • Working part time in a psychology clinic part time as an Admin.
  • Volunteered at AWWA to befriend seniors 
  • Worked as a Research Assistant under MOE and also in a lab in University at Buffalo when she was completing her last semester for her degree in US.

  • Connecting with people for different walks of life to hear their stories - be it young adults, adults or seniors, she is keen to work with everyone from various age groups.
  • Good at is listening. She'll listen and assist you in sorting your thoughts & guide you to get you on the right track so you'll be able to come to a effective solution.

  • Uses Person Centered Therapy (PCT) where she would approach all clients with an authentic self. 
  • Believes that everyone has their own story and does not judge anyone.
  • Accepts everyone for who they are and regardless of what their past is or how they think.
  • Believes in being genuine to her clients and listening and accepting how her clients think/feel because she trust that this will help her understand them in a more personal level and to try and walk a mile in their shoes.

TYPE OF COUNSELLING

Individual Adults

LANGUAGE:

English

Vanessa, Keh Sor Tin

  • MA in Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy – Current Student
  • Graduate Diploma in Social Psychology & Counselling from Aventis School of Management

  • Receiving her professional training in Integrative counselling and Psychotherapy with the University of Roehampton London.
  • Sees clients in private practice on a part time basis.
  • Has been a Business owner for more than 20 years, therefore, she believes she can benefit also in workplace counselling.

  • Adults and adolescents who are depressed, anxious or with emotional issues that disrupt their daily functioning and relationships.
  • Parents who are experiencing difficulties coping with and managing their children's behaviours.
  • Works alongside parents to help them become more effective, confident and self determining.
  • With her own parent-and-child experience, she believes she is able to create more awareness in this area to help both parents and children to understand/learn the art and skills in communication.

  • Uses therapeutic approaches like Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Person Centred Therapy (PCT) and Psychodynamic; or integrated therapies. 
  • Focuses on identifying and changing patterns of thinking and behaviour and which are more present-oriented.
  • Uses Schema Therapy for clients whose issues are rooted in a more complex or traumatic past and which involves working through schemas with the aim of experiencing more fulfilling relationships and meeting life goals.
  • 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

Sinniah Pillai Jayanthi

  • MA in Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy – Current Student
  • Bachelors Degree in Psychological Studies from University Of Derby

  • Receiving his/her professional training in Integrative counselling and Psychotherapy with the University of Roehampton London.
  • Sees clients in private practice on a part time basis.

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

  • 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.

  • Uses Schema Therapy for clients whose issues are rooted in a more complex or traumatic past and which involves working through schemas with the aim of experiencing more fulfilling relationships and meeting life goals. 

  • 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

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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