coming to therapy is
an act of bravery

Jolene Hwee
Principal Psychologist, M.A.(Psych), MSPS

jolene@claritycounselling.sg

I imagine you have found yourself here because you are experiencing pain, struggle or confusion.

In therapy, you are acknowledging your struggles, you are showing up wanting to actively work through them. You are trusting someone with your vulnerability. This takes courage, and intentionality.

In my office, you can show up exactly as you are: anxious, heartbroken, enraged, confused, lonely, depressed, unsure, regretful. I am fully committed to providing a safe holding space for you; a space without judgement, a space without expectations.

I will meet you exactly where you are at and support you in growing towards where you want to go.

I am a U.S.-trained Registered Psychologist (Singapore), with over a decade of clinical experience in a variety of international settings such as The Awakening Center (Chicago, U.S.A.), Concordia Counselling (Vancouver, Canada) and KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital (Singapore). I attained a Masters in Counselling Psychology (with distinction) from Northwestern University and have received extensive training in evidenced-based, trauma-informed modalities. Read about my therapeutic modalities here.

Previously, I was a brand strategist in Asia-Pacific’s largest advertising agency. Therefore I bring to my clinical work sensitivity and insight into the pressures of the business world, as well as a true understanding of the challenges of career transitions.

I hold memberships with the American Psychological Association and the Singapore Psychological Society and adhere to the ethical codes of both.

Keith Tan
Senior Psychologist, M.A. (Psych), MSPS

keith@claritycounselling.sg

 

I am a compassionate and practical therapist with a special interest in helping clients during significant life events such as grief, divorce, job loss, adjusting to a health diagnosis, or other life transitions. I am committed to providing a warm and validating experience whilst adopting evidence-based interventions to achieve change. 
 
My interest and experience in the field of mental health spans over two decades, and I have had the opportunity to journey with clients in a variety of roles, as a child welfare officer, a medical social worker and as a psychologist, in my professional stints with the Singapore Prison Service, the Ministry of Social and Family Development, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital and NUS Counselling Center. I am also an approved clinical supervisor with the Singapore Psychological Society. 

I am equipped with a B.A. in Psychology (and minor in Educational Psychology) from Simon Fraser University and a Masters in Applied Psychology (NTU/NIE), and frequently harness strategies from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Choice Theory & Reality Therapy (CTRT) to help my clients change unhelpful habits and thoughts that affect performance in school, work, relationships and general wellbeing. 

Maggie Yew
Psychotherapist, M.A. (Coun), PMSAC

maggie@claritycounselling.sg

 

The time I spent with at-risk, underprivileged children and adolescents in Thailand was the inspiration behind the pursuit of counselling as a pathway to integrated wholeness. My approach is mainly person-centered, with a strong emphasis on providing a safe space for authentic connection and empathetic listening. I want to be intentionally explorative and collaborative in working with you towards your desired outcome.
 
I will be your biggest advocate towards building stronger emotional resilience, and a deeper understanding of your own strengths and capabilities. I provide individual psychotherapy for children, teens and adults struggling with anxiety, depression, and issues of personhood. I hold a Master of Arts in Counselling, and am a provisional member of the Singapore Association for Counselling (SAC). 

My work is primarily informed by Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Choice Theory & Reality Therapy (CTRT), Narrative Therapy (NT), and I am also able to employ the use of Theraplay® principles when beneficial to the client.

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What does a fulfilling life look like for you?

Perhaps you have been successful in many areas, but find yourself disappointed or unsure about specific challenges. Perhaps you have had questions that have remained unanswered for too long. Perhaps you are knee-deep in a stage of your life that feels confusing, overwhelming.

Therapy can be helpful to everyone at different points in our lives. No, it is not a magic bullet, nor a panacea for all human struggle, but it can be very beneficial. Even the strongest of us need help sometimes. And reaching out for help is in no way a weakness- it is the exact opposite.

We are fully committed to partnering with you to achieve the balance and well-being you seek as you journey through life.

our approach

We approach every client as an individual with an innate temperament and a distinct personality, taking into consideration your specific preferences, family history and life experiences.

We always keep in mind a holistic and integrated perspective of the whole person, considering your mental, physical, emotional and spiritual dimensions.

We take a collaborative approach with the intention to nurture your strengths and to enlarge your capacity for resilience.

We know that each person’s path towards healing and wellness is unique and will offer a tailored therapeutic experience.

Above all, we believe that being heard, seen, and witnessed non-judgmentally is one of the most healing experiences we can have.

Therapeutic modalities we integrate often:

  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Sensorimotor Psychotherapy
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Psychodynamic psychotherapy
  • Mindfulness practices
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Family systems

our clinical focus

Clinical conditions:

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Personality Disorders (Axis II)

We have helped individuals and couples:

  • learn and nurture self-compassion
  • find the confidence to leave unfulfilling jobs
  • overcome chronic anxiety and/or depression
  • navigate marital infidelity, separation and divorce
  • find the courage to leave toxic, abusive relationships
  • find clarity in the midst of loss, transitions and upheaval
  • connect with their children and articulate a parenting vision
  • and craft a vision of a life that is truly authentic & invigorating

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