15 Popular family therapists in Singapore for guidance and counselling
Don't stay silent. If you or your family is going through a tough time, family therapy can make a difference. Here are some top therapists in Singapore to seek help from.
Parents, we understand that when you become a parent, you go through a lot of changes. Sometimes, these changes can be too emotionally taxing and you find yourself at a loss. There is no shame in admitting that you need help. You might even find yourself typing “therapist Singapore” into your search bar to get some professional intervention.
Whether your family is going through a tough time or a bout of grief, family therapy can make a difference. Or perhaps, you’re a single mum looking for guidance, working through financial challenges, marital problems, anxiety or if you need help dealing with a special needs child, there are some really great family counselling sessions that you can get help from.
You can find solace in a family therapist. He or she could be a psychologist, social worker, or therapist who’s had extra training in family therapy.
- Alliance Professional Counselling
They offer care, support and guidance through counselling and psychotherapy to children, couples and families who may be struggling with a problem or relationship that requires some professional advice without judgment.
Tel: 6466 8120, Email: [email protected]; www.alliancecounselling.com.sg
- Relationship Matters
Jessica Lamb is recommended for her gentle approach and provides a non-judgmental space for individual adults, couples and families. She works with clients to support them through relationship issues including infidelity, trailing spouse anxieties, or other issues such as sexual problems, depression and addictions.
Tel: 9752 0794, Email: [email protected]; www.relationshipmatters.com.sg
- Serendipity Centre
This multi-practitioner centre is a great pick for families looking for guidance in a casual setting. They offer everything from sand-play therapy to dance therapy, parenting workshops to perinatal psychology, as well as psychotherapy and clinical psychology options.
Tel: 9018 5533, Email: [email protected]; www.serendipitycentre.com
- Anoushka Beh
She is often recommended as a warm, easy-to-talk to therapist. She specialises in helping adults, children and families who may be suffering with anxiety, grief, relationship issues, career-related stresses or unresolved childhood traumas.
Tel: 9695 2300, Email: [email protected]; www.abehpsych.com
- Family SOS
Katy Harris helps children and teens tackle anti-social behaviour and provides essential support for young people who need to improve self image, self control, communication skills, aggression or anxiety issues.
Tel: 9793 7069, Email: [email protected]; www.family-sos.org
- All In The Family
The centre provides help for individuals and groups on matters including counselling for couples facing infertility issues, marriage crisis guidance, hypnotherapy, parenting workshops and even sleep training advice for exhausted parents of livewire babies and toddlers.
Tel: 9030 7239, Email: [email protected]; www.allinthefamilycounselling.com
- International Counselling & Psychology Centre
The ICPC’s team provide a great range of family counselling options to help children and adults deal with problems including living overseas and transitioning to a new life, blended family issues, sibling rivalry, self-harm, cross-cultural relationships, divorce and anger management.
Tel: 6734 6463, Email: [email protected]; www.intlcounselling.com
- The Blue Pencil
This husband-wife led centre offers understanding and compassionate advice to married couples, youngsters facing emotional struggles in school, families looking to strengthen relationships and to anyone who just needs someone to listen.
Tel: 9625 5361, Email: [email protected]; www.thebluepencil.sg
- Samaritans of Singapore (SOS)
Samaritans of Singapore (SOS) is the only suicide prevention centre in Singapore, and is a non-profit organisation which provides 24-hour confidential emotional support to people who feel they have nowhere else to turn. SOS also offer specialist counselling services and bereavement support groups for individuals and families by in-house counsellors, psychologists and social workers.
Tel: 1800 221 4444, Email: [email protected]; www.sos.org.sg
- REACH Family Services Centres
The Ministry of Social & Family Development provide services such as affair-recovery programs, marriage guidance, personal growth and healing sessions, and relationship counselling for families.
Tel: 6252 2566. Email: [email protected]; www.reach.org.sg
- SACAC Counselling
Anger management, grief counselling, marriage guidance, OCD therapy and emotional or behavioural issues in children are just a few of the problems the friendly therapists are highly-qualified to deal with.
Tel: 6733 9249, Email: [email protected]; www.sacac.sg
- The Change Group
Individuals, couples and families can book sessions with international psychologists trained in Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR), psychodynamics, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and Gottman Couple therapy for help in areas including anxiety, depression, abuse, crisis and trauma.
Tel: 9648 7176, Email: [email protected]; www.thechangegroupcounselling.com
- Pawsibility – with a therapy dog
Pawsibility runs individual and group sessions using a professional therapy dog to help engage children and youths during counselling and social emotional development programmes. This is great for those with special needs children too.
Tel: 6225 7195, Email: [email protected]; www.pawsibilityaat.com
- Heart to Heart Psychotherapy
Dr. Jasmine Siang will help you uncover your true potential and lead you to the life that you want by applying complementary therapy approaches and techniques.
Tel: 9792 2290, Email: [email protected]; www.hearttoheart.sg
- Livingston Counselling
Cathy’s practice consists of traditional talk therapy and Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (working with horses). She works with those who struggle with depression, anxiety, relationships, adjustments, and those who have been through traumatic life experiences.
Tel: 9724 1130, Email: [email protected]; www.livingstoncounselling.com