At Psych & Psych Consultants, we are dedicated to provide comprehensive, private, and personalised services for your mental health and psychological care needs. We cater to both local and international clients.Our therapists offer an extensive range of services including assessments and therapy for individuals (children, adolescents and adults), couples and families.

Psych & Psych Consultants Pte Ltd is an Approved Institution registered with Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF). Parents will be able to utilize Baby Bonus funds for Early Intervention (EI) Programmes at this centre.

Natalie Lim  Senior Psychologist

Natalie holds a Masters in Education in Counselling Psychology from the University of Toronto, Canada. She has received extensive training in Canada for many years and did her internship in counselling and psychotherapy before returning to Singapore. Since then, Natalie has worked as a Senior Psychologist at the Child Guidance Clinic, Institute of Mental Health.

Natalie has been in private practice for some years and continues to work with children, adolescents and adults. She uses Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) on patients with Pain, Insomnia, Depression and Anxiety. Her intensive course graduate programme module in CBT was taught by a Certificate Cognitive Therapist from The Academy of Cognitive Behaviour in Pennsylvania, an internationally recognised certification body, whose Honorary President is Dr. Aaron Beck. Natalie is also a Certified Hypnotherapist.

Natalie also administers assessments such as IQ testing, academic assessments, autism screening and neuropsychological testing for children, adolescents and adults. She conducts individual and group therapy for children and adolescents with ADHD and a variety of mental health issues such as anxiety disorders, depression and conduct disorders. She also teaches children and adolescents learning and studying strategies. She has conducted workshops and lectures for parents, teachers and other professionals.

Natalie has extensive experience working with children and adults in educational, community and clinical settings. She is a full member and a Registered Psychologist with the Singapore Psychological Society (SPS). She is also an Associate Member with the American Psychological Association (APA).

Natalie has penned a manual/workbook for teachers and children and has been interviewed and quoted in magazine articles about family and parenting. She is the proud mother of three young children.

Nicholas Gabriel Lim  Senior Psychologist

Nicholas holds a Masters Degree in Applied Psychology from the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is also a certified Reality Therapist and Adventure Therapist, who aims to help his clients gain more effective control over their own lives, and help them overcome personal challenges, like low self-esteem, various types of social phobia and in assisting them to adjust to new life circumstance.

His intensive Reality Therapy training was from the William Glasser Institute, an internationally reputed Institute founded by renowned Psychiatrist, Dr. William Glasser, who died peacefully recently on the 23rd August 2013, after fifty years of ground breaking work. Nicholas also received his intensive Adventure Therapy training from Professor Michael Gass, Chair of the Department of Kinesiology and Founding Member of The Browne Center, University of New Hampshire.

Nicholas administers assessments such as Dynamic Assessment, Brain-Based Psychometric Assessment, IQ Testing, Academic Assessments, Autism Screening and Neuropsychological Testing for children, adolescents and adults. He conducts both individual and group therapy sessions for children and adolescents with ADHD and a variety of mental health issues such as anxiety disorders, depression and conduct disorders. He also teaches children and adolescents learning and studying strategies. He has conducted workshops and lectures for parents, teachers and other professionals.

Nicholas has 10 years’ experience working with children and adults in educational, community, faith-based and clinical settings. He also sits on a council that advises the government trends, development and policy responses pertaining to how youth and families would be impacted by the cyber world today. He chairs the youth division in this council to develop public awareness and education programme for youth and parents in Singapore. Nicholas is the co-founder of the Youth Work Association, that looks into the advocacy and standards of youth work in Singapore. Nicholas sits on the Board of the Singapore Psychological Society. He is a full member of the Singapore Psychological Society, a Registered Psychologist with the Singapore Registrar of Psychologist, an Associate Member with the American Psychological Association (APA) and Australian Psychological Society (APS).

Nicholas is currently producing a book on how the cyber world impacts us in ways we cannot see and how our loved ones are sadly impacted without us realizing. This is part of Nicholas’ effort to contribute back to society by partnering government agencies to produce resource materials for public education. He contributes back to society also by sharing his work on television programmes like AMLive, Channel News Asia and Singapore Talking, and responds to interviews conducted by The Straits Times, My Paper, Today and Singapore Actually. Nicholas has been invited several times to deliver keynote speeches at conferences as well. Nicholas is a proud father of two children. He likes to play sports, watch good movies and read during his leisure times.

 

Ruzita Zaki  Educational Therapist

Ruzita is a trained teacher with years of experience in both mainstream and special needs settings. She taught English in a secondary school for six years and also spent a year in Nepal as a Singapore Volunteer Overseas, teaching English in a village school.

For the last ten years, Ruzita has been working with children who have literacy difficulties such as dyslexia. She was also involved in mentoring new  educational therapists. She also spent three years in a primary school, providing literacy support to children with learning difficulties.

Her work with children affirms her belief that every child can learn. This belief  motivates her to plan programmes that meet each child’s differing needs and to deliver them in an enjoyable and emotionally-sound environment.

Ruzita is an Associate member of the Orton-Gillingham Academy of Practitioners and Educators. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the National University of Singapore and a postgraduate Diploma in Education from the Institute of Education.

 

Wong Wai Keen  Educational Therapist

Wong Wai Keen was previously an Educational Therapist with the Dyslexia Association of Singapore (DAS), where she was also a member of the Curriculum Team, which looked into the designing of curriculum frameworks for dyslexic students, and was involved in teacher training. In addition, she also managed the learning resources of a learning centre, looking into the learning needs of children. Prior to joining DAS, she was an Allied Educator (Learning and Behavourial Support) [AEDs (LBS)] in Nanyang Primary School. Her main duties were to identify pupils with dyslexia and upon diagnosis, provide individualized educational programmes to support these pupils in their learning.

She holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Specific Learning Differences from the London Metropolitan University, which focuses on the Assessment, Planning, Implementation and Evaluation (APIE) Cycle, a systematic manner in approaching intervention programmes for learners with learning differences. She also obtained a Diploma in Dyslexia Studies from the DAS, a Diploma in Special Education from the National Institute of Education and was trained in the Orton-Gillingham approach in DAS. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronics (1st Honours) from the University of Leicester. Wai Keen believes in the importance of building relationships with the students to further understand and engage them better in learning.

 

Eunice Choo  Educational Therapist

Eunice is a trained teacher and has been working with young children for more than ten years, first as an Early Childhood Educator and then a teacher for dyslexic children. She holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Specific Learning Differences from the London Metropolitan University and a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education from Boston’s Wheelock College.

Eunice was an Educational Therapist with the Dyslexia Association of Singapore (DAS) for several years, and was formally trained in the Orton-Gillingham Approach. Since joining DAS, she was also part of the Pre-school Team providing early intervention and support to young pre-schoolers with literacy delay and/or difficulties.

Eunice firmly embraces the philosophy that every child can learn because they possess talents and islands of competence. She also believes that education is about character building which lays the foundations for lifelong learning. Eunice has been teaching pre-schoolers new and innovative concept of learning English, one that nurtures social and emotional intelligence to develop happy and confident learners.

 

Celeste Tan  Yoga Instructor

Celeste has been practicing yoga for since 2001 under a number of yoga instructors from France, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Shanghai, and Taiwan. Fuelled by her passion in yoga and love of travelling, Celeste gave up her corporate career in banking and finance to further her yoga knowledge and completed the Unity Yoga Heart Teacher Certification Course to become a yoga instructor.

She was also at Yoga Niketan in Rishikesh, India in January 2006 in pursuit of more intense yoga experiences. Although schooled in Hatha Yoga, Celeste’s yoga journey has exposed her to try out partner yoga and the more therapeutic types of yoga for pregnancy and scoliosis.

  • Cognitive (IQ) and education testing for learning difficulties, school readiness and giftedness
  • Neuropsychological Assessment
  • Legal/Forensic Assessment e.g. personality testing
  • Autism assessment and interventions
  • Child development services
  • Individual, couple, group and family therapy and counselling
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for depression, anxiety, insomnia, anger issues and pain
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Grief therapy
  • Reality therapy
  • Study skills and academic strategies
  • Education therapy for learning disability
  • Early literacy intervention for pre-schoolers
  • Anger management, classroom behaviour skills, social skill groups, parenting workshops, school workshops
  • Case supervision