About the Therapist -
DClinPrac Doctor of Clinical Practice Research (doctoral student) (University of Exeter, UK)
MA Master of Counselling (Monash University, Australia)
Gottman Method Couples Therapy Level 2 (The Gottman Institute)
GradD Law (BPP Law School, UK)
BSc Mathematics & Management. (Kings College London, UK)
Belinda believes that every cloud has a silver lining. She provides a non-judgmental space for you to overcome problems and lead a meaningful self-development journey.
Belinda is currently undertaking a Doctorate in Clinical Practice Research at the University of Exeter, UK, focusing on studies in psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. Belinda has also completed her Master of Counselling as well as the Level 1 and 2 training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy. She is also an associate Neuro-Linguistic Programming practitioner (ABNLP) and completed an accredited Professional Life Coach Certification & Guide Program. Belinda is currently a Wellness Consultant at The Lion Mind, a nonprofit organisation that raises mental health awareness across the region. She has worked with broad spectrum of groups in her counselling practicum including elderly at All Saints Home and Youth-at-Risk Empowerment Program at CARE. Belinda is currently in partnership with another psychology practice Counseling Perspective.
Prior to counselling work, Belinda has over a decade of work experience in the banking and finance industry including HSBC Private Bank, Bank of Singapore and Credit Suisse. Working in this industry has helped her a lot in empathising the stress and anxiety that corporate world entails. In addition, Belinda also recognises the struggles and challenges associated with adjustment process having spent the majority of time in her hometown of Hong Kong and London, before she moved to Singapore since 2011. Aside of counselling work, Belinda has been conducting mental health and self-care workshops for corporates via various employee assistance programs.
Belinda has a particular interest in supporting people who are struggling with family and relationship issues. She provides counselling, psychotherapy and coaching to individual adults, adolescents, couples and families on various issues including but not limited to anxiety, trauma, depression, stress, grief, life and career transitions, identity issues, relationship and family issues. She adopts an integrated and person-centered therapeutic approach to her counselling, using concepts from cognitive behavioural, emotion-focused, solution-focused, acceptance and commitment where appropriate. She is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin. Belinda is a registered level 3 Practitioner with The Association of Psychotherapists and Counsellors Singapore (APACS).