- What would you like to tell us about your practice?
- Eugene is the Counseling Psychologist with Seeding Minds. He is also an adjunct lecturer at various schools which offer approved psychology and counseling training programmes, from Diploma to Masters levels.
He has extensive experience in working with youth with mental health needs in various service settings. During his career as psychologist, he worked in the National University Hospital (NUH) & Singapore Association for Mental Health (SAMH). He provides clinical counseling for patients with Schizophrenia, Depression & Anxiety disorders. Besides that, he also conducts an array of psychometric tests, ranging from Intelligence, Personality, Behavioural & Cognitive and areas of research in elderly. In addition, he also conducts workshop and support groups for patients with Schizophrenia, Depression and Anxiety. Eugene has acquired different advanced clinical skills and academic qualifications, and has an immense interest in hypnosis. His orientation in his therapeutic work mainly revolves around SFBT, CTRTC, EMDR and Erkisonian Hypnosis. He provides two certification courses for participants who are keen in personality and marital issues, as a seminar director for Prepare/Enrich Accreditation, a psychometric instrument for couples and T-JTA trainer for couple’s personality profiling. As for specific team dynamics, conflicts management, career counselling, he uses MBTI & DISC as tools to guide teams into resolution. He also conducts mental wellness talks in various organisations ie, corporate, education, and religious settings and is an associate consultant with Workplace Options and HMI Institute of Health Sciences.
Beside the clinical aspects, he is involved as one of the pioneers in the setup of the Hope counseling services under Hope Centre (Singapore) and currently oversees the counseling in Hope Church Singapore. In addition, he is also the founding member/committee member for the Association of Psychotherapists and Counsellors Singapore (APACS) and the ex-committee member of Family Life First (FLF). He is a full member of the Singapore Psychological Society (SPS), International Member of Australia Counselling Association (ACA) & Association of Psychotherapists and Counsellors Singapore (L4S), and a certified master practitioner psychotherapist & supervisor. He is also a registered supervisor with Australia Counselling Association (ACA) & Association of Psychotherapists and Counsellors Singapore (L4S).
He is able to conduct therapy in English, Mandarin as well as Cantonese.
- What issues are best addressed by your practice?
Couple Counselling, Youth related Issues
- What expectations should a patient or client have when coming to see you?
- How is therapy like?
It is basically a safe environment whereby the therapist and the counselee work together towards the changes that you want to make in your life.
How long will each session last?
Generally, sessions last about 60 mins for individual and family sessions would be 90 mins.
How many sessions will I need?
This will be entirely up to you, part of the counselling process is reviewing how it is helping with the issues you bring to the sessions. It is helpful to have a session once per week initially.
Will my information be kept confidential?
Your privacy is taken very seriously. Any information discussed during counselling will remain confidential, the boundaries of confidentiality will be discussed with you during the first session. We adhere to the psychological / counselling ethics. Please refer to SPS, APACS & ACA.
How much will the sessions cost?
Please call in for the counselling fees. Extensions to sessions will be charged on pro-rated basis.