Victor is a Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Psychology). During his training, he has supported demographics requiring various degrees of interventions, including pre-school children with special needs, youths, adults, and the elderly. Prior to postgraduate training, he was a Full-Time School Counsellor where he supported youths from various backgrounds and needs experiencing social, emotional and behavioural struggles. He has provided mental health services in private clinics, hospital psychiatric outpatient, community services, and institutions/schools. He is experienced in working with multiple stakeholders while consistently advocating for his clients.
Anxiety and mood-related disorders is of special interest to Victor. He has researched on Specific Phobias and intervention strategies. Phobias often lead to debilitating experiences that affect an individual’s quality of life. They also indicate the presence of underlying issues that may require clinical exploration and therapy.
Victor is a full member of the Singapore Psychological Society (SPS) and is a registered psychologist in Singapore (SRP). He is experienced in various therapeutic modalities including, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Solution Focused Therapy (SFT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Gottman Method couples therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) and Schema Therapy (ST). Victor is currently working towards full certification in Schema Therapy.
When it comes to mental health, Victor believes that the smallest of steps leads to the most significant of changes. Empowering clients to gain insight, make active changes and take important small steps are just some of the ways Victor helps his clients. Every person is uniquely different and these differences play an important role in therapy. Victor’s treatment philosophy to all clients is the client-focused, non-judgemental provision of warmth, acceptance, and above all, empowerment. He encourages clients to gain insight, be open to all experiences, and begin effective effort towards small changes..
*Clinical Psychologist, Not Medical Doctor or Dentist