Our Counsellors

May Tan

Counsellor

Master in Social Science (Counselling) (ECU)

Registered Counsellor, Singapore Association of Counsellors (SAC)

Bachelor of Accountancy (NUS)

Post-Graduate Diploma in Counselling (ECU)

Certificate in Technical Education (ITE)

 

May has a Master in Social Science (Counselling) from Edith Cowan University, Western Australia, and is a Registered Counsellor with Singapore Association of Counsellors (SAC). May also has a Bachelor in Accountancy (NUS) and attained the Certificate in Technical Education (ITE).

 

May has more than 30 years of working experience in both the Corporate and Education sectors. She has practiced in Accounting and Taxation for several years before moving to teaching and counselling in a post-Secondary tertiary institution. She has extensive work life experience understanding the aspirations and challenges of working professionals.

 

May has received professional training in Person-Centred Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Systemic Therapy, Reality Therapy, Art Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Transactional Analysis. May usually adopts an eclectic approach, primarily CBT (an evidence based approach) when working with clients to meet their diverse and different socio-emotional needs. Her top 5 strengths are: Empathy, Connectedness, Intellection, Developer, Maximiser (Gallup Strengths Finder).

 

May has received professional training in a wide range of clinical issues: Relationships (Individual/ Couple/ Family), Anxiety, Disruptive Behaviour, Grief, Low Self-Esteem, Self-Harm and others. With both her professional training and experience, and her Clinical Practice with a Family Service Centre, she has worked with many individuals, children, couples and families with these presenting issues, improving their general well-being and equipping them with appropriate coping skills in managing life challenges.

 

May has seen positive outcomes from her counselling work. She has journeyed with her clients and seen individual growth, relationships healed and greater fulfillment. Similarly, she is also able to reach out to younger lives still schooling as she has also worked with youths and children for many years.

 

Her aspiration is to reach out to lives and journey with them to develop life competencies to overcome their presenting issues. She believes in the growth of a person, young and old, to cope with difficulties and challenges so as to achieve inner strength, find greater fulfilment and joy in living. She endeavours to connect with her clients empathetically to empower them to build their self-confidence, be healed and realise their potential.

Nancy Gay

Associate Counsellor

Master in Social Science (Counselling and Psychotherapy)

Post Graduate Diploma in Practice Based Play Therapy, PTUK- Certified Play Therapist

 

Nancy has 9 years of counselling exposure working with individuals, couples, youth and children in community services, schools, as well as in the prison setting. She believes in adopting an integrated approach in attending to her clients, mainly through the lens of family systems, and the use of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and experiential work through psychodynamic engagement.

Prisilla Tang

Associate Counsellor

Master in Social Science (Professional Counselling)

Post Graduate Diploma in Practice Based Play Therapy, PTUK- Certified Play Therapist

Registered Counsellor with Singapore Association for Counselling (SAC)

 

Prisilla has more than 5 years of counselling experience, working with families, adults and children with emotional and behavioural difficulties, and parents facing parenting issues. She has also worked with individuals struggling with addiction issues. She applies an eclectic modality comprising Family Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Play Therapy, Sandplay Therapy and EMDR Therapy in the areas of self-esteem and identity issues, trauma, traumatised experiences and emotional difficulties.

Hazel Yeo

Associate Counsellor

Master of Counselling

Post Graduate Diploma in Play Therapy- Certified Play Therapist

Advanced Diploma in Special Needs

Provisional Clinical Member of Singapore Association for Counselling (SAC)

 

Hazel works with adults, teens and children (including children with special needs) through Play Therapy since 2013, on a range of concerns such as self-esteem, attention deficit, hyperactivity, anxiety, anger, and other behavioural issues.  She places importance on being informed by neuroscience evidence in her practice of counselling.

 

 

 

 

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