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Adult Services

Individual Therapy & Counselling

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We provide therapy to help individuals better manage various psychological difficulties they are struggling with. Some of the areas we can help you with include:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Relationship problems

Psychological Assessment

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We provide assessments to help you gain a better understanding of your own strengths and weaknesses, as well as any emotional or behavioural difficulties you are experiencing. This includes assessments for:

  • Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • IQ assessment
  • Socio-emotional difficulties


Group Therapy

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Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) is currently available for individuals (aged 19 and above) experiencing significant difficulties regulating difficult emotions and managing interpersonal relationships. 

Therapy & Counselling

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Individual therapy for adults

By proving a safe place for you to talk, we will explore, understand, and learn strategies to better cope with any psychological difficulties you are faced with. 


This is done by first conducting an initial assessment with you to obtain information about your history and background, as well as your current presenting problem(s). This information is important  to enable us to discuss and agree on a treatment plan. The approaches we use include:

- Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, which focuses on understanding and changing your behaviours

- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, which guides you to accept what is out of your control, and commit to actions that improve your life.

- Mindfulness, which is a practice that helps you be present in the current moment


Some of the areas we can help you with include:

  • Addiction
  • Anger management
  • Assertiveness
  • Anxiety (social anxiety, generalised anxiety, phobia, panic disorder)
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Grief
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Relationship problems
  • Self-esteem issues
  • Self-harm behaviours
  • Sleep problems
  • Stress
  • Worry and rumination


Other than face-to-face counselling, therapy is also available via Skype. 


Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)

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Overview of programme

DBT is a form of psychotherapy targeted at individuals experiencing significant difficulties regulating emotions and managing interpersonal relationships. Our current programme comprises group skills training, individual therapy, and a consultation team for therapists. Phone coaching is currently not available. 


The total programme is 24 weeks long, and comprises 4 skill areas: 

  • Distress tolerance (8-session module): how to tolerate or survive crises 
  • Emotion regulation (8-session module): how to regulate difficult emotions 
  • Interpersonal effectiveness (8-session module): how to be assertive and maintain healthy relationships 
  • Mindfulness incorporated within each module: focusing on the present

Distress Tolerance module - currently recruiting

  • Group skills training: once a week, 2.5 hours (exact timing pending confirmation) 
  • Individual therapy every fortnight (to be arranged with personal therapist)
  • Group size: 5 - 8 
  • Facilitators: Dr Sng Khai Imm (clinical psychologist) and Ms Grace Goh (registered counsellor) 

Process

  • Initial consultation to determine suitability for programme (separate charges apply)
  • Commitment required for 1 module 

Psychological Assessment

We conduct assessments that assist individuals to better understand their strengths and weaknesses, and to identify any emotional and behavioural difficulties. Assessments typically include:

  1.  Initial consultation to obtain background information, and determine the relevant assessments to be conducted. 
  2. Relevant assessments which may include the use of standardised psychometric instruments and/or behavioural observations. 
  3. Report and feedback session whereby the assessment outcomes and recommendations are explained. 


Some of the assessments we conduct, and the assessment tools we use are: 


Attention-Deficity Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) 

  • Assessment of intelligence, which includes working memory and processing speed (WAIS-IV)
  • Computerized test of attention (Conners Continuous Performance Test Third Edition)
  • ADHD-specific questionnaires (Conners' Adult ADHD Rating Scales)


Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

  • structured interview (Autism Diagnostic Interview, ADI-R)
  • observation of the individual in clinic (Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, ADOS-2) 
  • questionnaire to assess social impairments (Social Responsiveness Scale, SRS-2)
  • assessment of the individual's functional skills (Adaptive Behaviour Assessment System, ABAS-3)
  • assessment of intelligence and academic abilities may also be carried out to better understand the individual's learning (e.g. WAIS-IV, WIAT-III)


Cognitive Assessment (IQ) 

  • Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS-IV)


Social-Emotional Assessment 

  • Eating Disorder Inventory (EDI 3)
  • Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory (MCMI)



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