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 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.
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.
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.
Leong Wai Ming Senior Occupational Therapist
Wai Ming is a occupational therapist who has been working with infants, children and adolescents with special needs for more than 10 years. He has worked in various settings in special schools, early intervention clinics and public hospitals and with a wide range of conditions including children with autism, cerebral palsy, Down's Syndrome, attention deficit and hyperactivity, dyspraxia, sensory integration dysfunction and developmental delays. He has done consultancy work and training for both professionals, parents and organisations locally and in Cambodia.
Wai Ming graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Psychology with National University of Singapore and also a Bachelor of Science with honours in Occupational Therapy from Australia. He holds an OT licensure to practice in the United States. He is certified in the use of Pediatrics Neurodevelopmental Therapy (NDT) as well as SAMONAS and modulated music sound therapy. In addition, he has attended numerous trainings and workshops in Sensory Integration, using the floortime approach and craniosacral therapy.
His clinical area of interest is in the use of sensory integration, cognitive-based interventions and NDT in treatment of children and teens with behavioural regulation, motor and learning issues to improve their overall perceptual motor, organisation and attention for learning and participation. He also has a keen interest in exploring the use of mindfulness and yoga as basis for well-being and personal development for both adults and children.
- 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
- Grief 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