Psychotherapists in Singapore are able to help in difficulties in coping with daily life, impact on traumatic experiences, medical illness, grief or loss of a loved one, specific mental disorders, like depression or anxiety.
For many, life can be really a challenge. Everyone needs a little help to get through it. If you are not sure who to approach, don’t worry as we have listed the most recommended specialists in the island.
Whether you are looking for family counsellors, counselling for your children, therapists to help you with your self – worth, psychological assessments, or intervention therapies, we have got you covered.
Before we get into the lists, here are some terms/ words that are commonly used and their differences:
- Therapy vs Counselling – These two terms are commonly used interchangeably, but counselling is generally prescribed for a fixed number of sessions and shorter than therapy. It focuses on problem solving specific issues that is happening to you in the present.
- Counsellors – works with individuals who are experiencing personal difficulties and helping them to overcome the problem by making appropriate changes in their lives.
- Psychotherapist – is a professional field who use therapy to treat people for emotional problems and mental illness. Depending on degree and specialty they get, a psychotherapists can be a psychiatrist, psychologists, counselors, or social workers.
- Psychiatrists – is a medical doctor who specializes in mental health.
- Psychologists – seek to understand and explain thoughts, emotions, feelings, and behavior.
Remember, it is okay to ask for help.
Note that this list is in no particular order.
|Contact Details||+65 8202 3385 | firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Price Range:||From $130 to $300|
Annabelle Psychology is a specialist mental health practice providing therapy to adults, children, couples and families. Our clinicians work closely with psychiatrists, paediatricians, and other professionals to provide holistic care to complex presentations. We also provide other clinical services including child neurodevelopmental and psychoeducational assessments, and administering neurocognitive and IQ tests. Our clinicians provide therapy in English, Mandarin, Japanese, Hokkien, and Teochew.
|Address||09-04 Thong Teck Building 15 Scotts Road Singapore 228218|
|Contact Details||+65 6733 9249 | email@example.com|
|Price Range:||Fee for individual sessions ranges from $185 to $270 inclusive of GST|
Established in 1973, SACAC Counselling is the oldest and one of the largest mental health practices in Singapore. They have since been providing counselling and psychotherapy support to children, adolescents, adults, couples and families.
SACAC Counselling’s team of psychologists and counsellors is well qualified, experienced, multi-cultural and speaks many languages including English, French, Italian, Dutch, Spanish, Arabic, Japanese, Malay, Bahasa, Hindi, Cantonese, Hokkien and Mandarin.
They also offer a very wide range of psychometric and personality assessment services for both children and adults. The company works very closely with the wider community including many of the international schools based in Singapore and the region. They have also been very active in providing EAP services to employees of both local and foreign companies.
Their clinical and administrative staff available on all 7 days of the week including Sundays, and sessions can be conducted face-to-face, over video or phone.
Thrive Psychology Clinic
|Address||101 Irrawaddy Road, Royal Square @ Novena Medical Centre #17-10 Singapore (329565)|
|Contact Details||Hotline: 6962 9753
Booking and General Enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Price Range:||Price ranges from $120 to $350|
Recognising the need for mental health support and the importance of cultivating mental wellness, Thrive Psychology Clinic was founded as an extension to Mind Culture and The School of Positive Psychology to provide holistic, innovative, and cutting-edge psychological treatment to the forefront of Singapore’s mental health industry for individuals from all walks of life.
With a wide range of services, non-exhaustively including Virtual Reality Therapy, Neurotechnology, Hypnotherapy, Behavioural Therapy, Psychotherapy & Counselling, Diagnostic Assessments, and Wellness Workshops, we believe in the importance of providing individualised therapeutic methods and proper levels of care, to help improve lives in a holistic manner.
Centrally located at Novena, Singapore, our experienced team of Psychologists, Psychotherapists, Counsellors, and Therapists is also greatly driven by the concerns of today’s children and youth, and believe that all individuals deserve the opportunity to gain access and receive support at any time.
|Address||501 Bukit Timah Road #04-03 & #03-02, Cluny Court Singapore 259760|
|Contact Details||+65 6466 8120 | email@example.com|
|Price Range:||Please visit our website: https://www.alliancecounselling.com.sg/fees-terms/|
Alliance Counselling is a team of multilingual counsellors and psychologists. We provide empathetic professional support and guidance to men, women, couples, children, teenagers and families. Alliance also offers educational institutions partnering, clinical supervision, corporate workshops and psychological assessments.
Our team’s philosophy is to work in harmony with our clients from the expatriate and local communities to provide them with the highest level of confidential care and support. Our goal is to assign the right therapist for each client so they feel comfortable and able to pause in a peaceful and safe environment.
Based in Singapore since 2009, our clients trust our professional therapists who take a genuine interest in their clients’ concerns. We provide our clients with the tools and skills to cope with life’s challenges in each stage of their life. Alliance Counselling has supported clients from more than 60 different cultures. We speak English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin, Cantonese and Hindi.
|Address||10 Winstedt Rd #03-13 Singapore 227977|
|Contact Details||+65 6493 0244 | firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Price Range:||Visit their website for pricing.|
Psych Connect is a specialist psychology clinic with a child development team. Our team comprises of Psychologists (Clinical, Forensic Paediatric and Counselling specialisations), Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists, Educational Therapists/Inclusive Educators and Art Psychotherapists. Our clinicians are licensed internationally and in Singapore. We provide both assessments and intervention for individuals from 18 months through adulthood.
We work from a TAC approach; otherwise known as Team Around the Child. TAC is an individualized and evolving team of the few practitioners who see the child and family on a regular basis to provide practical, coordinated support in education, therapy and treatment. Its purpose is to provide a more coordinated, thorough and consistent approach to supporting a child and their family. TAC also prevents the fragmentation that families often experience when the people working with the child keep their work separate from each other.
The Therapy Room
|Price Range:||Please do contact us at 6467 8903 or email@example.com for enquiries.|
The Therapy Room prides itself as a centre that incorporates different psychological techniques to manage the client’s concerns in the most effective way. We embody the fullest extent of professionalism and work towards providing a diverse spectrum of services. The Therapy Room is committed to helping our clients reach their maximum potential in their well-being.
Since 2013, The Therapy Room is dedicated in delivering premier services and care to our clients. To cater to a wide range of concerns our clients might have, the psychologists at The Therapy Room have a diversity of experience and area of expertise. A few areas include mood disorders, developmental disorders, grief and bereavement, addictive behaviors, and marital issues. Monthly support groups are also conducted for the bereaved mothers who have lost their children through suicide as well as for professionals in related field to ensure their mental well-being and emotional resilience as they work with vulnerable clients.
ImPossible Psychological Services
|Address||Icon @ Changi 228 Changi Road #03-07 Singapore 419741|
|Contact Details||9688 2790 | firstname.lastname@example.org|
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The psychologists and counsellors at ImPossible Psychological Services are trained in an array of therapy techniques to support their clients in their recovery. With knowledge and skills in techniques such as cognitive behaviour therapy, schema therapy and reality therapy, the consulting psychologist or counsellor would tailor the intervention to suit the needs of their clients. They specialize in treatment for depression, anxiety and relationship issues.
You can also consult Haikal, senior clinical psychologist and founder of the practice, for couple’s therapy to manage relationship issues such as infidelity, poor communication and lack of trust.
Conveniently located near Eunos MRT, the therapists in the practice also value the importance the developing a safe and supporting relationship with their clients. It is especially important for clients who struggled to form relationships in the past or had unpleasant experiences in therapy previously.
The Counselling Place
|Address||105 Cecil Street, #07-01 The Octagon Singapore 069534|
|Price Range:||From $160 to $240 for 50 minute session.|
The Counselling Place has an international team of psychologists, counsellors, and therapists serving Expatriates of more than 80 countries and Local Professionals in English, German, Spanish, Danish, Swedish, Mandarin, & Cantonese since 2006. The centre is helmed and supervised by our Founder, Ms Ho Shee Wai, who brings with her more than 22 years of clinical experience.
We provide a wide range of services for children, teenagers, adult individuals, couples, and families via face-to-face and Skype sessions. Our comprehensive services include: counselling, life and career coaching, Eye Movement Desensitisation & Reprocessing (EMDR), Psychological Evaluation, Cogmed Working Memory Training®, Emergenetics® Profiling for Individual, Couples, Families and Groups, Webinars/Workshops, Employee Assistance Programs, and Crisis Response Intervention.
Centrally located in the CBD, our service is available not only during office hours but also after hours (Saturdays, late appointments till 11pm) with a 24/7 online booking system.
Hope For Tomorrow Psychology Centre
|Address||19 Lorong Kilat # 01-04 Singapore 598120|
|Contact Details||+65 8812 4673 | email@example.com|
|Price Range:||Price ranges from $180 (50 minutes sessions)
Costs for assessments vary. For more information, visit their website.
At Hope for Tomorrow Psychology Centre, we are a team of psychologists and counsellors that provide a range of psychological interventions to support individuals with their personal needs. We believe that everyone should have access to quality mental health services. Personalized services are thus provided based on evidence-based approaches (e.g. mindfulness, cognitive behavior therapy, dialectical behavior therapy).
|Address||#09-22/23, Novena Medical Center, 10 Sinaran Drive, Singapore 307506.|
|Contact Details||+65 6397 7309|
Our team of psychologists is skilled in providing evidence-based psychological interventions. The psychological services we provide at Promises include psychotherapy, counselling, creative therapies and addiction therapy. Our psychologists work hand-in-hand with clients to develop individualized treatment plans, in order to meet therapeutic goals aligned with the client’s personal needs and values.
What are the type of counselling:
Here are some of the common types of counselling:
- Marriage and family counseling.
- Guidance and career counseling.
- Rehabilitation counseling.
- Mental health counseling.
- Substance abuse counseling.
- Educational Counseling
What should I tell my therapist?
You can tell your therapist anything – and they’re really hoping that you do. It is a good idea to share as much as possible because that is the only way that they will be able to help you.
What can I expect from psychotherapy?
During the psychotherapy, you will be able to learn about your conditions, your moods, feelings, thoughts, and behaviours. It will be able to help you learn how to take control of your life and respond to challenging situations with a healthy coping skills.